Initial stage of SiO 2 valence band formation

K. Hirose, H. Nohira, T. Koike, T. Aizaki, T. Hattori

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    Detailed changes in valence band spectra of ultra-thin SiO 2 at initial stages of oxidation are revealed by high resolution X-ray photoelectron spectroseopy. Comparisons of the experimental data with molecular orbital calculations deduce the transition structure near the SiO 2 /Si interfaces.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)542-545
    Number of pages4
    JournalApplied Surface Science
    Publication statusPublished - 1998 Jan


    • DV-Xα method
    • Molecular orbital calculation
    • SiO
    • SiO /Si interface
    • Transition layer
    • XPS

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Chemistry(all)
    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Physics and Astronomy(all)
    • Surfaces and Interfaces
    • Surfaces, Coatings and Films

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