About these proceedings
The second workshop on Desorption Induced by Electronic Transitions (DIET II) took place October 15-17, 1984, in SchloB Elmau, Bavaria. DIET II, fol lowing the great success of DIET I (edited by N. H. Tolk, M. M. Traum, J. C. Tully, T. E. Madey and published in Springer Ser. Chem. Phys. , Vol. 24), again brought together over 60 workers in this exciting field. The "hard co re of experts" was essentially the same as in DIET I but the general overlap of participants between the two meetings was small. While DIET I had the function of an exposition of the status of the field DIET II focussed more on new developments. The main emphasis was again on the microscopic under standing of DIET but a number of side aspects and the application of DIET ideas to other fields such as sputtering, laser-induced desorption, fractu re, erosion, etc. were considered, too. New mechanisms and new refined expe rimental techniques were proposed and discussed at the meeting critically but with great enthusiasm. In addition to the talks, there was a continuous poster exhibition which also stimulated extended and excited discussions. This book is a collection of papers summarizing the talks and posters presented at the meeting.
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