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Technical Physics Letters

, Volume 45, Issue 5, pp 519–521 | Cite as

Anomalous Field-Induced Desorption of Cesium from a Quasi-Spherical Surface of a Carbon-Saturated Rhenium Crystal

  • D. P. BernatskiiEmail author
  • V. G. Pavlov
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Abstract

Investigation of the field-induced desorption of cesium atoms from the surface of rhenium crystal emitter carbon-saturated in benzene vapors showed that, after desorption from the surface, the process continues and there appears a contour of desorption around {10\(\bar {1}\)1} and {1\(\bar {1}\)00} faces that contracts toward the centers of faces with increasing field strength. This previously unreported anomalous behavior of the field-induced desorption is explained by the intercalation of cesium into graphite structures formed on the emitter surface.

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Acknowledgments

This work was supported in the framework of a state order according to project no. 0040-2014-0021.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST

The authors declare the absence of any conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, Russian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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