The objective of the thesis is to investigate the wettability of good quality oxide thin films prepared by pulsed laser deposition (PLD). In this work, many shortfalls in the water contact angle measurement of thin films of oxides, responsible for the wide scatter in the values reported in literature, have been addressed. (Abstract shortened by UMI.)
|School:||National University of Singapore (Singapore)|
|Department:||Material Science And Engineering|
|School Location:||Republic of Singapore|
|Source:||MAI 55/03M(E), Masters Abstracts International|
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