In Situ Studies of Stress Environment in Amorphous Solids Using Negatively Charged Nitrogen Vacancy (NV–) Centers in Nanodiamond

  title={In Situ Studies of Stress Environment in Amorphous Solids Using Negatively Charged Nitrogen Vacancy (NV–) Centers in Nanodiamond},
  author={Kin On Ho and M. Leung and Yiu Yung Pang and King Cho Wong and Ping Him Ng and Sen Yang},
  journal={arXiv: Materials Science},
Amorphous solids, which show characteristic differences from crystals, are common in daily usage. Glasses, gels, and polymers are familiar examples, and polymers are particularly important in terms of their role in construction and crafting. Previous studies have mainly focused on the bulk properties of polymeric products, and the local properties are less discussed. Here, we designed a distinctive protocol using the negatively charged nitrogen vacancy center in nanodiamond to study properties… Expand

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