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STM study of epitaxial growth of Au on cleaved mica
Author(s): Pavel Sobotik; Ivan Ostadal
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Paper Abstract

Au films were evaporated on cleaved mica substrates at various temperatures. Morphology of epitaxial films was observed by scanning tunneling microscope (STM) under non-vacuum conditions. An influence of substrate temperature on a film has been studied and temperature dependence of surface roughness with a local minimum at temperature 0.6 Tm (Tm equals 1333 K -- temperature of melting point of Au) was found.

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Date Published: 8 April 1996
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2780, Metal/Nonmetal Microsystems: Physics, Technology, and Applications, (8 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238199
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Pavel Sobotik, Charles Univ. (Czech Republic)
Ivan Ostadal, Charles Univ. (Czech Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2780:
Metal/Nonmetal Microsystems: Physics, Technology, and Applications
Benedykt W. Licznerski; Andrzej Dziedzic, Editor(s)

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