asymmetric film

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A @[email protected] bounded by two different bulk phases. When the bulk phases are identical the @[email protected] 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]