Surface Properties of the Binary Alloy Thin Films

  • Ilona Zasada
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics book series (NAPSB)

The theory of order-disorder phenomena of different physical nature in binary alloy thin films of AB3 type is considered. The investigations are based on the model of the samples with restricted dimension when it requires the construction of a thermodynamically inhomogeneous system consisting of homogeneous subsystems. The main idea of the present description was introduced by Valenta in the approach showing the thin film in the form of monoatomic layers parallel to the surfaces and treated in the sense of Néel sublattices.


thermodynamics of inhomogeneous systems thin films alloys phase transitions 


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© Springer 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ilona Zasada
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  1. 1.Solid State Physics DepartmentUniversity of LodzLodzPoland

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