The influence of noble gas ion bombardment during or after deposition, on the properties of metallic thin film is reviewed. This includes adhesion to the substrate and modification of the thin film surface.

Metallurgical Industry Press
Y. Kuo

Verhoeven, J. (1990). Application of ion bombardment in the modification of metal thin films, a review. In Y. Kuo (Ed.), Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Vacuum Metallurgy ; vol. 2: Metallurgical Coatings (pp. 35–40).