Theory of ion angular distributions in electron-stimulated desorption

Joel I. Gersten, Richard Janow, Narkis Tzoar

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Abstract

The angular distribution of ions desorbing from the surface of a solid is studied theoretically. Specific calculations for oxygen adsorbed on the (100) face of tungsten are presented. The angular patterns result from the three-dimensional spatial variations in the ion-solid potential surface. Details of the pattern are found to vary sensitively with changes in the surface geometry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)610-613
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume36
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 1976
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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