New insight into the structure and growth of CaF[sub 2]/Si(111)

Lucas, C.A.; Loretto, D.
April 1992
Applied Physics Letters;4/27/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 17, p2071
Academic Journal
Investigates thin calcium difluoride (CaF[sub 2]) films grown on silicon (Si)(111) substrates by molecular beam epitaxy. Use of transmission electron microscopy and X-ray crystal truncation rod technique; Presence of a reconstructed layer at the CaF[sub 2]/Si(111) interface; Value of interfacial separation obtained for thin films.


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