Growth of thin metal films studied by spectromicroscopy

Schmidt, Th.; Ressel, B.; Heun, S.; Prince, K. C.; Bauer, E.
May 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 507 Issue 1, p27
Academic Journal
The many possibilities of SPELEEM are particularly interesting for the study of thin film growth processes. This is demonstrated for the heteroepitaxial growth of thin metal films in the presence of co-adsorbates. Two model systems are chosen:. Fe on W(100) and Pb on Si(111). The Stranski-Krastanov growth mode of both systems is changed to a quasi-Frank-van der Merwe growth mode by a surfactant (Pb) and an interfactant (Au), respectively..


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