Optical contact and van der Waals interactions: the role of the surface topography in determining the bonding strength of thick glass plates

Year: 2001

Authors: Greco V., Marchesini F., Molesini G.

Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy

Abstract: The experimental issues of optical contact are related to the theory of van der Waals interactions. Ways of taking into account the surface topography are presented. It is found that, as an order of magnitude, the approach accounts for the observed bonding strength, given typical surface features.


Volume: 3 (1)      Pages from: 85  to: 88

KeyWords: Bond strength (materials); Probability density function; Surface topography; Van der Waals forces; Optical contacts; Optical glass
DOI: 10.1088/1464-4258/3/1/314

Citations: 39
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