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Applied physics

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 265–268 | Cite as

Specific field emission properties of thin palladium films

  • D. Stark
  • P. Zwicknagl
Contributed Papers

Abstract

The field emission current from thin palladium films deposited on insulating tips in UHV was measured as a function of film thickness at relatively low field strengths. The observed periodic oscillations of the field emission current can be interpreted as the quantum size effect.

PACS Codes

79.40 73 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Stark
    • 1
  • P. Zwicknagl
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Angewandte Physik, UniversitätDüsseldorlFed. Rep. Germany

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