Accession Number:

ADD018640

Title:

Diamond or Diamond Like Carbon Coated Chemical Sensors and a Method of Making Same

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application, Filed 30 Apr 97

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1997-04-30

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

The present invention relates to improved acoustic and optical wave chemical sensor devices and to a method of forming the devices. In particular, the invention relates to coating the wave chemical sensors with a protective coating of diamond or a diamond like carbon DLC to improve device performance, durability and corrosion resistance when the device is in contact with a corrosive or a moist atmosphere or environment.

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE