TITLE

Gas-exposure enhanced Na[sup *] emission from Na-rich surfaces

AUTHOR(S)
Jun Xu; Albridge, Royal
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/16/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p1396
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the effect of gaseous carbon dioxide and nitrogen on optical emission of sodium (Na) from Na-rich surfaces. Enhancement of the electron-simulated desorption of substrate atoms; Evidence for the nonexistence of the secondary-electron excitation of desorbed ground sodium; Role of the nature of surface bonds in electronic erosion.
ACCESSION #
4240699

 

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