King's College London

Research portal

Spectroscopy of defects and transition metals in diamond

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paper

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)417 - 423
Number of pages7
Issue number3-6
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2000
Event10th European Conference on Diamond, Diamond-Like Materials, Nitrides and Silicon Carbide (Diamond 1999) - PRAGUE, Czech Republic
Duration: 1 Jan 2000 → …

King's Authors

Research Groups

  • Physics


This article reviews the optical and electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) studies that have been carried out on diamonds containing nickel-related or cobalt-related defect centres. It is shown that this work is now at a stage where a real understanding may be reached about the nature of the defects and the inter-relationships between the optical and EPR phenomena. The behaviour of the transition metals is strongly influenced by the presence of other defects, and the properties of nitrogen, boron, phosphorus, the vacancy and the self-interstitial are briefly considered as a background to the main review. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science S.A. All rights reserved.

View graph of relations

© 2018 King's College London | Strand | London WC2R 2LS | England | United Kingdom | Tel +44 (0)20 7836 5454