Applied Physics A

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 175–178 | Cite as

A model of sputtering from spikes

  • M. Szymoński
  • A. Poradzisz
Contributed Papers


A simple model of sputtering from spikes is described based upon the solution of a general heat conduction equation for spherical symmetry. The model accounts for many anomalies observed in energy spectra of sputtered atoms.




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© Springer-Verlag 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Szymoński
    • 1
  • A. Poradzisz
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsJagellonian UniversityKrakówPoland

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