Electron-Stimulated Desorption

  • Naoya MiyauchiEmail author


Bonding states between adsorbates and a solid surface are electronically excited by irradiation of photons or electrons to the surface, and subsequently, as a result of the relaxation processes, adsorbates are released as ions or neutral particles having kinetic energy of a few eV. Such particle release is generally referred to as desorption-induced electronic transition (DIET).


Electron-stimulated desorption Desorption-induced electronic transition Hydrogen Adsorbed atom 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics Faculty of ScienceToho UniversityChibaJapan

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