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A series of Mo coatings grown on Al 2 O 3 and Cu were prepared via sputtering method. XAS experiments were performed at the Mo K edge to characterize the coating structure and the chemical status of Mo atoms. From the XANES analysis we recognized that all Mo coatings on Al 2 O 3 have a slightly disordered structure with a negligible Mo oxide contribution. Moreover, the chemical state is that of the Mo metal with a negligible oxygen contribution. Compared with Cu based materials, molybdenum is an attractive material for accelerator components and a reliable option for RF linear accelerating structures to achieve high accelerating gradients and low breakdown rates, two fundamental parameters for the next generation of linear accelerators.
Publication date: 
22 Apr 2013

Y Xu, B Spataro, S Sarti, VA Dolgashev, S Tantawi, AD Yeremian, Y Higashi, MG Grimaldi, L Romano, F Ruffino, R Parodi, C Caliendo, A Notargiacomo, G Cibin10, A Marcelli

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Volume: 430 Pages: 012091
Journal of Physics: Conference Series