Dielectric properties of ZrN, NbC, and NbN as determined by electron-energy-loss spectroscopy

Physical review. B, Condensed matter (Impact Factor: 3.66). 03/1985; 31(3):1244-1247. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.31.1244
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The dielectric properties of ZrN, NbC, and NbN in the energy range from 1.5 to about 38 eV were determined using high-resolution, high-energy electron-energy-loss spectroscopy. The Kramers-Kronig-derived optical joint densities of states agree well with calculated joint densities of states for NbC and ZrN. The results are compared to the corresponding 3d compounds.

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