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Theories Of Nucleation And Growth Of Thin Films
Author(s): Richard W. Vook
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Paper Abstract

There are three basic thin film growth modes: Volmer-Weber (island), Frank and van der Merwe (layer), and Stranski-Krastanov (layer followed by island). Examples of these growth modes and variations thereof are presented and the theories governing the initial and later stages of growth in each case are reviewed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 1982
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0346, Thin Film Technologies and Special Applications, (15 September 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933784
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Richard W. Vook, Syracuse University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0346:
Thin Film Technologies and Special Applications
William R. Hunter, Editor(s)

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