|Pentcheva, Rossitza; Fichthorn, K. A.; Scheffler, Matthias; Bernhard, T.; Pfandzelter, R.; Winter, H. (2003): Non-Arrhenius behavior of the island density in metal heteroepitaxy: Co on Cu(001). In: Physical Review Letters, Vol. 90, No. 7: 076101/1-076101/4|
Metal heteroepitaxy was addressed by employing density-functional theory (DFT) to characterize the major rate processes. The aim was to achieve microscopic understanding of the island densities developing in the initial growth of Co on Cu(001), as well as their scaling behavior. A pronounced deviation from the typical Arrhenius behavior of island growth was found. A complex N-shape dependence of the island density on temperature was predicted theoretically and confirmed in an ion scattering experiment for Co on Cu(001).
|Faculties:||Geosciences > Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences > Crystallography and Materials Science|
|Subjects:||500 Science > 530 Physics|
500 Science > 540 Chemistry
500 Science > 550 Earth sciences and geology
|Deposited On:||10. Mar 2014 14:10|
|Last Modified:||29. Apr 2016 09:15|