Concepts in Surface Physics

  • M.-C. Desjonquères
  • D. Spanjaard

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. M.-C. Desjonquères, D. Spanjaard
    Pages 1-3
  3. M.-C. Desjonquères, D. Spanjaard
    Pages 4-47
  4. M.-C. Desjonquères, D. Spanjaard
    Pages 48-105
  5. M.-C. Desjonquères, D. Spanjaard
    Pages 106-161
  6. M.-C. Desjonquères, D. Spanjaard
    Pages 162-410
  7. M.-C. Desjonquères, D. Spanjaard
    Pages 411-538
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 585-605

About this book


Concepts in Aurface Physics presents a tutorial treatment of the main concepts and phenomena of the physics of crystal surfaces. Emphasis is placed on simplified calculations - and the corresponding detailed analytical derivations - that are able to throw light on the most important physical mechanisms. More rigorous techniques, which often require a large amount of computer time, are also explained. The topics treated include thermodynamic and statistical properties of clean nd adsorbate-covered surfaces, atomic structure, vibrational properties, electronic structure, and the theory of physisorption and chemisorption. As well as including some improvements on the original book, this second edition has been supplemented with problems to encourage students to investigate the subject more thoroughly.


Adsorption Adsorption at Surfaces Chemisorption Helium-Atom-Streuung Physisorption REM STEM Surface Physics Surface Properties, Atomic Surface Properties, Electronic Surface Properties, Thermodynamic Surface Vibrations UPS crystallography thermodynamics

Authors and affiliations

  • M.-C. Desjonquères
    • 1
  • D. Spanjaard
    • 2
  1. 1.Service de Recherche sur les Surfaces et l’Irradiation de la MatièreCentre d’Etudes de SaclayGif-sur-YvetteFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Physique des SolidesUniversité Paris-Sud Centre d’OrsayOrsayFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-58622-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-61400-2
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