characterization of coating layer


by azeeura
Tags: characterization, coating, layer
azeeura
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Dec18-13, 12:54 AM
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Hi everyone,

can anybody suggest a characterization technique for a coating layer.

i have a polymer substrate, then coated with polymer binder, than coated with metal.

if i using FTIR i only obtain spectra for organic which is polymer.
can i use XRD, XPS ...?

any suggestion with good explanation are most welcome.

:)
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Alkim
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Dec18-13, 02:16 PM
P: 98
Hi, You can try finding out the elemental composition of the metal layer, e.g. by EDX or XRF. IR with Raman is fine for the organic layers.


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