Surface Physics of Materials V2

Surface Physics of Materials V2

1st Edition - January 1, 1975

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  • Editor: J.M. Blakely
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323157773

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Surface Physics of Materials: Volume II 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. This volume focuses on the transport of matter and interaction between surfaces through adhesion and friction. It provides a chemical analysis of surfaces and surface vibrations. This volume 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


    Contents of Volume I

    6. Transport of Matter at Surfaces

    I. Introduction

    II. Defect Model of Crystalline Surfaces

    III. Energetics of Surface Defects

    IV. Statistical Thermodynamics of Surface Diffusion Coefficients

    V. Phenomenology of Surface Diffusion

    VI. Experimental Techniques

    VII. Experimental Results and Discussion

    VIII. Conclusion


    7. Interaction of Atoms and Molecules with Surfaces

    I. Introduction

    II. Model Hamiltonian

    III. Group Orbitals

    IV. Electron Gas Theories

    V. Applications

    VI. New Developments


    8. Chemical Analysis of Surfaces

    I. Introduction

    II. Nuclear Charge

    III. Nuclear Mass

    IV. Comparisons

    V. Summary


    9. Surface Vibrations

    I. Introduction

    II. The Static Crystal Surface

    III. Surface Modes of Vibration

    IV. Vibrational Contributions to Surface Thermodynamic Functions

    V. Mean Square Amplitude of Vibration

    VI. Elastic Scattering of Low-Energy Electrons

    VII. Phonon-Assisted Scattering of Low-Energy Electrons

    VIII. Atomic-Beam Scattering

    IX. Conclusions


    10. Interaction between Surfaces: Adhesion and Friction

    I. Introduction

    II. The Nature and Topography of Solid Surfaces: Contact

    III. The Area of True Contact: Experimental

    IV. Types of Adhesive Forces

    V. Experimental Study of Adhesion

    VI. General Mechanism of Adhesion: Summary

    VII. Friction

    VIII. General Mechanism of Friction


    Index for Volume II

    Index for Volume I

Product details

  • No. of pages: 283
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1975
  • Published: January 1, 1975
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323157773

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J.M. Blakely

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