Angle-Resolved Photoemission - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444881830, 9780080887463

Angle-Resolved Photoemission, Volume 74

1st Edition

Theory and Current Applications

Editors: S.D. Kevan
eBook ISBN: 9780080887463
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 15th May 1992
Page Count: 609
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Table of Contents

Introduction (N.V. Smith and S.D. Kevan). The Physics of Photoemission (J.E. Inglesfield and E.W. Plummer). Quasiparticle Excitations and Photoemission (S.G.Louie). Surface States on Metals (S.D. Kevan and W. Eberhardt). Surface States on Semiconductors (G. Hansson and R. Uhrberg). Metallic Compounds and Ordered Alloys (L.I. Johannson and C.G. Larsson). Photoelectron Diffraction (D.P. Woodruff). Atomic Chemisorption (A. Goldmann). Molecular Chemisorption (H.J. Freund and M. Neumann). Metallic Films on Metallic Substrates (K. Jacobi). Thin Films on Semiconductors (R.D. Bringans). Spin- and Angle-Resolved Photoemission from Ferromagnets (E. Kisker and C. Carbone). Inverse Photoemission (P.D. Johnson). Multi-Photon Photoemission (J. Bokor and R. Haight). New Frontiers: Highly Correlated Electronic Behavior (R.F. Willis and S.D. Kevan). Future Prospects in Angle-Resolved Photoemission (S.D. Kevan). Index.


Angle-resolved photoemission has become an indispensable tool for solid state and surface physicists and chemists. This book covers the underlying phenomenology of the technique, reviews its application to existing problems, and discusses future applications. The book is particularly timely given the significant improvements in experimental and theoretical methodology which have recently been or soon will be attained, namely, ultrahigh resolution studies using improved sources of synchrotron radiation, quasiparticle interpretation of measured dispersion relations and spectra, in situ growth of novel materials, etc.

The technique has been applied predominantly to understand materials for which the one-electron paradigm is a reasonable approximation. Most chapters discuss this type of experiment: 2D and 3D states in metals and semiconductors, extrinsic states induced by adsorption, etc. Applications of the technique to materials where electron correlation plays a comparable role to that of solid state hybridization, ferro- and antiferromagnets, high Tc superconductors, etc. are rapidly growing in popularity. These areas are also discussed and a foundation is laid for further experiments in this direction.

Almost all chapters contain comprehensive bibliographies and compendia of systems studied. The book has an extensive index which cross references applications and systems studied.


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About the Editors

S.D. Kevan Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Physics Department, University of Oregon, OR, USA