Surface Physics of Materials V1 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121038014, 9780323157070

Surface Physics of Materials V1

1st Edition

Editors: J.M. Blakely
eBook ISBN: 9780323157070
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1975
Page Count: 298
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Surface Physics of Materials provides an account of the physical properties of solid surfaces. It examines the status of work on a number of aspects of solid surfaces and predicts the most profitable avenues for future research. The book contains a set of papers carefully selected to give broad coverage of the field of surface physics. The individual chapters deal with topics of current research interest and emphasize surface properties rather than the applicability of experimental techniques. The book covers different properties such as surface crystallography, electronic structure, and statistical thermodynamics of surface. It also provides a background of the importance of surfaces and interfaces in solid state devices and chemical reactions. This book caters to research workers, teachers, and graduate students in surface physics and serves as reference texts for the materials scientist specializing in other branches of the subject.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors Preface Contents of Volume II

  1. Surface Crystallography I. Introduction II. Surface Structures III. Experimental Techniques and Methods for Surface Structure Determination IV. The Physical Basis for Diffraction Theory V. Two-Dimensional Crystallography VI. Dynamical Theory of Electron Diffraction VII. Surface Structures Determined by Electron Diffraction References
  2. Electronic Structure of Solid Surfaces I. Introduction II. Surface Potential III. Electronic Energy Level IV. Surface Energy V. Collective Excitations References
  3. Statistical Thermodynamics of Clean Surfaces Introduction I. Equilibrium Surface Thermodynamics II. Statistical Mechanics of Surfaces III. Calculation of Surface Properties at 0°K IV. Application of Statistical Methods to a Two-Dimensional System V. Application of Statistical Methods to a Three-Dimensional System VI. Summary and Closing Remarks References
  4. Equilibrium Adsorption and Segregation I. Introduction II. Theory III. Experimental Aspects of Equilibrium Adsorption and Segregation IV. Conclusion References
  5. Electronic Transport at Surfaces I. Introduction II. Conduction via Surface States III. Carrier Distribution in the Space Charge Layer IV. Transport in Space Charge V. Conclusions References Index


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