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Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST
    You can download images for your own use. These show the atomic structure of the various types of carbon film. These are simplified, schematic representations.
  Amorphous carbon films (DLC)
Atomic structure of an amorphous, hydrogenous carbon film (a-C:H):
a-C-H.tif (162 kB)
  CVD diamond films
Atomic structure of diamond (crystal lattice):
Diamant.tif (69 kB)
  Graphite films
Atomic structure of graphite (crystal lattice):
Graphit.tif (85 kB)
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