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

Personal Author(s) : McGill, Robert A ; Dorsey, Paul C ; Chrisey, Douglas B

PDF Url : ADD018640

Report Date : 30 Apr 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 21

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.

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, ACOUSTIC WAVES, DIAMONDS, COATINGS, CORROSION RESISTANCE, PROTECTIVE COATINGS

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE