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Structure of Rare-Earth Metal Surfaces

By: S Barrett and S Dhesi

244 pages, Figs, tabs

Imperial College Press

Hardback | Oct 2001 | #134106 | ISBN: 1860941656
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An introduction to the concepts of surface crystallography and surface-structure determination. The book outlines the principles of the most widely used experimental techniques and theoretical simulations, and reviews their application to the surfaces of rare-earth metals. In particular, the results of quantitative low-energy electron-diffraction experiments and multiple-scattering calculations are covered in some depth. The book is aimed at science graduates with an interest in surface crystallography.

The first chapter provides an excellent overview to the rare-earths ... The book is aimed at graduate students with an interest in crystallography, but has minimized the rigorous mathematical treatment favored by physicists. RIC News, Mar 2002


Introduction to the Rare Earths; The Basics of Surface Structure; Surface Structure Techniques; Crystal Growth and Surface Preparation; Rare-Earth Surface Science; Quantitative Low-Energy Electron Diffraction; Quantitative LEED Results; Summary - Past, Present and Future.

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