Surface roughening transition and critical layer thickness in strained-layer heteroepitaxy of

Springholz, G.; Frank, N.
May 1994
Applied Physics Letters;5/30/1994, Vol. 64 Issue 22, p2970
Academic Journal
Examines the heteroepitaxial growth of lattice-mismatched EuTe on PbTe (111) by molecular beam epitaxy. Observation of a distinct surface roughening at the critical layer thickness; Increase of root mean square roughness by quantitative analysis of scanning tunneling microscopy image; Evidence for the cause of the roughening.


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