TITLE

A versatile Kelvin probe for dynamic work function change measurements during gas adsorption and in situ film growth experiments

AUTHOR(S)
Schmidt, M.; Nohlen, M.; Bermes, G.; Bohmer, M.; Wandelt, K.
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Oct97, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p3866
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a Kelvin probe for dynamical work function change measurements in ultrahigh vacuum. Optimization of the construction of the Kelvin probe to meet the experimental conditions for gas-adsorption experiments as well as for in situ film growth investigations during metal deposition; Mechanical construction of the Kelvin probe.
ACCESSION #
627525

 

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