Lattice gas model for striped structures of adatom rows on surfaces

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Abstract

A lattice gas model is used to analyze certain structures consisting of parallel rows of atoms adsorbed on a surface. The interaction between rows is assumed to be attractive at short distances and repulsive at long distances. The model yields various striped domain structures, which include the long-period structures observed on the oxygen adsorbed Cu(110) surface. The phase diagram representing the stability of different structures is very complicated and seems to contain devil's staircases and upsilon points. 9834.

Original languageEnglish
JournalSurface Science
Volume318
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Oct 20

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Materials Chemistry

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