Core-level photoemission and the structure of the Si/SiO[sub 2] interface: A reappraisal

Holl, Mark M. Banaszak; Sunghee Lee
August 1994
Applied Physics Letters;8/29/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p1097
Academic Journal
Proposes a model for the silicon/silicon dioxide interface. Derivation of silicon/silicon dioxide interfaces; Photoemission spectroscopy of spherosiloxane cluster; Exploration of the implications of assignments for structural models; Consistency of the models with the photoemission data.


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