Thermal fluctuations of added rows on Ag(110) surface

Kazuo Sasaki, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Ken ichi Tanaka, Yuji Okawa

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Abstract

A simple, statistical-mechanical model is introduced to analyze fluctuating rows of adatoms observed on the oxygen adsorbed Ag(110) surface. By assuming that the fluctuations occur in thermal equilibrium, it is shown that the average sizes of straight segments of fluctuating rows provide certain information on the effective interaction between adatoms.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-37
Number of pages5
JournalSurface Science
Volume327
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Apr 1

Keywords

  • Adatoms
  • Chemisorption
  • Construction and use of effective interatomic interactions
  • Equilibrium thermodynamics and statistical mechanics
  • Ising models
  • Silver

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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