Group-V Adatoms

  • Winfried Mönch
Part of the Springer Series in Surface Sciences book series (SSSUR, volume 26)

Abstract

The outer s-electrons of group-V atoms are tightly bound so that only their p-electrons are involved in chemical bonds with substrate atoms on semiconductor surfaces. In that group-V adatoms behave similar to trivalent group-III adsorbates. On Si- and Ge(111) surfaces group-V atoms substitute for the topmost layer of substrate atoms while they form dimers on {100} surfaces of these elemental semiconductors.

Keywords

Arsenic Hexagonal GaAs Bismuth Bors 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Winfried Mönch
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratorium für Festkörperphysik, Fachbereich 10Universität DuisburgDuisburgGermany

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