Laser processing in 3D diamond detectors

Steven Murphy, Mark Booth, Lin Li, Alexander Oh, P Salter, B. Sun, David Whitehead, Andrij Zadoroshnyj

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    Abstract

    A technique for electrode production within diamond using a femtosecond laser system is described. Diagnosis tests to quantify the stress, the diamond to graphite ratio, and the resistivity of these electrodes are discussed. A 3D electronic grade single crystal diamond detector produced using this technique is shown, and the electrodes have a resistivity of O(View the MathML source1Ωcm). An improvement to the technique through the use of an adaptive wavefront shows a reduction of the diamond to graphite ratio, and smaller, higher quality electrodes were manufactured.

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