Honeybone, P.J.R. and Newport, Robert J. and Howells, W.S. and Tomkinson, John and Bennington, S.M. and Revell, P.J. (1991) Inelastic Neutron-Scattering Of Molecular-Hydrogen In Amorphous Hydrogenated Carbon. Chemical Physics Letters, 180 (3). pp. 145-148. ISSN 0009-2614. (Full text available)
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We have, by use of inelastic neutron scattering, detected the presence of molecular hydrogen in amorphous hydrogenated car-bon. We have found the hydrogen to be in a high-pressure, asymmetric environment formed by the compressive stresses in the a-C: H films. On comparing two samples, we have also found that the sample with higher molecular hydrogen concentration has a lower total hydrogen composition. This is caused by a higher network density, trapping the molecular hydrogen during network growth.
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