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Laser-induced structure transition of diamond-like carbon coated on cemented carbide and formation of reduced graphene oxide

  • Abdelrahman Zkria (a1) (a2) (a3), Ariful Haque (a2), Mohamed Egiza (a1), Eslam Abubakr (a1), Koki Murasawa (a1) (a4), Tsuyoshi Yoshitake (a1) and Jagdish Narayan (a2)...

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We report on the structural evolution of diamond-like carbon (DLC) films by the nanosecond pulsed laser annealing process. DLC film is coated on cemented carbide (WC-Co) by cathodic arc ion plating, which is then annealed by ArF laser (193 nm, 20 ns) at different laser fluences (0.9–1.7 J/cm2). Upon laser annealing, Raman spectra divulge higher sp3 fractions accompanied by a blue shift in the G-peak position, which indicates the changes of sp2 sites from rings to chains. At higher fluence (>1.2 J/cm2), the film converts into reduced graphene oxide confirmed by its Raman-active vibrational modes: D, G, and 2D.

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Address all correspondence to Abdelrahman Zkria at abdelrahman_zkria@kyudai.jp

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Laser-induced structure transition of diamond-like carbon coated on cemented carbide and formation of reduced graphene oxide

  • Abdelrahman Zkria (a1) (a2) (a3), Ariful Haque (a2), Mohamed Egiza (a1), Eslam Abubakr (a1), Koki Murasawa (a1) (a4), Tsuyoshi Yoshitake (a1) and Jagdish Narayan (a2)...

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