Kinetic simulation of the 3D growth of subsurface impurity nanoclusters during cobalt deposition onto a copper surface

  • M. N. LubovEmail author
  • D. V. Kulikov
  • O. Kurnosikov
  • Yu. V. Trushin
Proceedings of the 21st International Conference “Ion-Surface Interaction (ISI-2013)”


A physical model of the 3D growth of a subsurface cobalt cluster during the epitaxy of cobalt atoms on a copper substrate is developed. Time dependences are established for the cobalt cluster radius and height.


Cobalt Copper Atom Copper Surface Copper Substrate Scan Tunnel Microscopy Image 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. N. Lubov
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • D. V. Kulikov
    • 1
    • 2
  • O. Kurnosikov
    • 3
  • Yu. V. Trushin
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Nanotechnology Research and Education Center, St. Petersburg Academic UniversityRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Ioffe Physicotechnical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.Eindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenNetherlands

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