Many-Body Phenomena at Surfaces contains the proceedings of a two-week 1983 Workshop on Many-Body Phenomena at Surfaces sponsored by the Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara. This workshop covers the many-body phenomena and the many-particle aspects of structural phenomena.
This text is organized into six parts encompassing 29 chapters, and begins with a description of the method generally used to calculate ground state properties, densities, equilibrium positions, adiabatic potential curves, and energies of surfaces with and without an adsorbate atom or molecule. It goes on to apply these methods to binding and the calculation of potential surfaces, followed by a more diffuse section on various spectroscopies. Topics here include the experiments that elucidate the dynamic phenomena and the theoretical description, which is of relevance to dynamics. The next section discusses the dynamic phenomena of the inelastic mechanisms important when atomic and molecular species impinge on a surface. The remaining sections describe some elementary reactions, catalysis, and magneto-catalytic phenomena. This book is directed toward all surface scientists, specifically physicists, chemists, theorists, and experimentalists.
Contributors Preface I. Density Functional Theory An Overview of Density Functional Theory Density Functional Theory: From Fact to Fantasy Density Functional Theory for Open Systems II. General Features of Binding Chemisorption and Reactivity of Metals Calculation of Small Energy Changes for Adsorbates at Surfaces Universal Features of Binding Energy as a Function of Interatomic Spacing Local Density Calculations for Molecules—Successes and Failures III. Electrons, Photons, and Phonons: Mostly Spectroscopy Some Elementary Theoretical Concepts in Core-Hole Spectroscopy Aspects of Core Level X-Ray Photoemission Spectroscopy for Large Systems Theory of Electron and Photon Stimulated Desorption Nonlocal Screening at Metal Surfaces—A Review Electromagnetic Response Functions of Jellium Surfaces Anomalies in the Image Potential The Adsorption and Desorption of Helium Films Electron Energy Loss Studies of Surface Phonons The H-Induced W(100) Surface Structural Phase Transformations: An Epitaxial Soliton Mechanism IV. Inelastic Particle-Surface Interactions Elastic and Inelastic Atom-Surface Scattering Rotational and Corrugation Mediated Selective Adsorption of HD, H2, and D2 on Smooth Metals: Probe of Potential and Rotational Hindering Rotational Excitations and Trapping Simulation of Gas-Surface Dynamics Laser Studies of Molecule-Surface Dynamics Energy Dissipation at Metal Surfaces: The Electron Hole-Pair Mechanism Electronic Damping of Adsorbate Motion on Metal Surfaces Surface Ionization of Sputtered Atoms Ionization Probability of Sputtered Atoms V. Elementary Reactions Reaction Kinetics over Solids: When and When Not to Use the Traditional Theory of Rate Constants Non-Adiabatic Effects in Elementary Surface Reactions: State-to-State Molecular Beam Experiments as a Probe The
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- 28th January 1984
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