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Surface Atom Core Level Shifts In The Noble Metals
Author(s): G K Wertheim; P H Citrin
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Paper Abstract

Photoemission with characteristic x-ray and synchrotron radiation has shown that the first atomic layers of the noble metals have electronic properties which differ from those of the bulk. The d bands are narrowed at the surface, resulting in reduced s-d hybridiza-tion and a transfer of charge from s- into d-states. These changes result in a decrease in the core electron binding energies at the surface which have been determined for all three metals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 March 1984
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0447, Science with Soft X-Rays, (27 March 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.939178
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G K Wertheim, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)
P H Citrin, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0447:
Science with Soft X-Rays

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