Epitaxy of Au on Ag(111) studied by high-energy ion scattering

R. J. Culbertson, Leonard C Feldman, P. J. Silverman, H. Boehm

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The first stage of epitaxial growth of Au on Ag(111) has been studied by MeV ion scattering. The monolayer-by-monolayer (Frank-van der Merwe) growth mode for this system is confirmed by measurements of (1) the Ag surface peak, (2) the Au-Au shadowing effect, and (3) the Ag Auger intensity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)657-660
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1981

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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