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Atomistic Aspects of Epitaxial Growth

  • Miroslav Kotrla
  • Nicolas I. Papanicolaou
  • Dimitri D. Vvedensky
  • Luc T. Wille

Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 65)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Adatom, Vacancy, and Dimer Diffusion

    1. A. T. Loburets, N. B. Senenko, Yu. S. Vedula, A. G. Naumovets
      Pages 1-18
    2. I. Štich, M. Hytha, J. D. Gale, K. Terakura, M. C. Payne
      Pages 19-29
    3. Ch. E. Lekka, G. A. Evangelakis, N. I. Papanicolaou, D. A. Papaconstantopoulos
      Pages 43-49
    4. Ch. E. Lekka, G. A. Evangelakis
      Pages 51-61
    5. Graeme Henkelman, Hannes Jónsson
      Pages 63-74
    6. H. J. W. Zandvliet, E. Zoethout, B. Poelsema
      Pages 75-85
  3. Island Nucleation and Multilayer Growth

    1. Kristen A. Fichthorn, Michael L. Merrick, Rossitza Pentcheva, Matthias Scheffler
      Pages 87-97
    2. P. A. Mulheran
      Pages 111-120
    3. C. Mottet, R. Ferrando, F. Hontinfinde, A. Videcoq
      Pages 121-127
    4. Paolo Politi, Glaudio Castellano
      Pages 135-144
    5. Bene Poelsema, Sebastiaan van Dijken
      Pages 165-184
    6. Thomas Michely, Matthias Kalff, George Comsa, Matthias Strobel, Karl-Heinz Heinig
      Pages 185-196
  4. Vicinal and Patterned Substrates

    1. F. Buatier De Mongeot, C. Boragno, U. Valbusa
      Pages 221-241

About this book


Epitaxial growth lies at the heart of a wide range of industrial and technological applications. Recent breakthroughs, experimental and theoretical, allow actual atom-by-atom manipulation and an understanding of such processes, opening up a totally new area of unprecedented nanostructuring.

The contributions to Atomistic Aspects of Epitaxial Growth are divided into five main sections, taking the reader from the atomistic details of surface diffusion to the macroscopic description of epitaxial systems. many of the papers contain substantial background material on theoretical and experimental methods, making the book suitable for both graduate students as a supplementary text in a course on epitaxial phenomena, and for professionals in the field.


Epitaxy Experiment PES Raman spectroscopy STEM STM crystal electron microscopy microscopy modeling spectroscopy thermodynamics

Editors and affiliations

  • Miroslav Kotrla
    • 1
  • Nicolas I. Papanicolaou
    • 2
  • Dimitri D. Vvedensky
    • 3
  • Luc T. Wille
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsAcademy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicPragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.Physics Department, Solid State DivisionUniversity of IoanninaIoanninaGreece
  3. 3.The Blackett LaboratoryImperial CollegeLondonUK
  4. 4.Department of PhysicsFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA

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