A @F02366@ bounded by two different bulk phases. When the bulk phases are identical the @F02366@ is described as symmetric.
Source: PAC, 1994, 66, 1667. (Thin films including layers: terminology in relation to their preparation and characterization (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1671 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'asymmetric film' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00482 RISBibTexEndNote