Polishing Diamond Surface
Patent, Filed 28 Jun 94, patented 30 Dec 97
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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Process of smoothing or polishing a diamond surface to reduce asperities thereon to a level as low as about 20 nm from the horizontal by implanting the diamond surface with ions to form a non-diamond carbon damage layer on or below the diamond surface below the disparity depth and dissolving the non-Diamond carbon by submerging the non-diamond carbon in a liquid having sufficient electric field to dissolve the non-diamond carbon.
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