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Russian Microelectronics

, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp 98–107 | Cite as

Simulation of formation of nanostructures during sputtering of the surface by ion bombardment

  • A. S. RudyiEmail author
  • A. N. Kulikov
  • A. V. Metlitskaya
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Abstract

The results of the investigation of a spatially nonlocal model of surface erosion by the ion bombardment are presented. It is shown that the equilibrium states of the surface in the scope of the model are the plane and a terrace-like profile. Critical values of the bombardment angle and surface diffusion, at which the equilibrium states are lost to perturbations in the form of traveling waves, are determined. The obtained results allow us to explain the main form of the surface topography formed during ion sputtering of the surface, and to determine their parameters, the existence region, and the sequence of appearance.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Rudyi
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. N. Kulikov
    • 1
  • A. V. Metlitskaya
    • 1
  1. 1.Yaroslavl State UniversityYaroslavlRussia

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