Ultraviolet-laser-induced desorption of atoms, ions, and molecules from lithium niobate

Affatigato, M.; Tang, K.
October 1994
Applied Physics Letters;10/3/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 14, p1751
Academic Journal
Measures the ultraviolet-laser-induced desorption of atoms, ions, and molecules from the surface of lithium niobate. Desorption of molecules below the threshold for the atomic and ion emission; Changes in the surface stoichiometry; Molecular assembly of thin films at low intensity without undesirable aggregates.


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