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Ion Scattering Studies of Surface Melting

  • J. F. van der Veen
  • B. Pluis
  • A. W. Denier van der Gon
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 239)

Abstract

Recent ion scattering investigations of the thermal disordering of Pb and Al surfaces are discussed. The results of these experiments are compared with predictions of a Landau-Ginzburg type theory of surface melting.

Keywords

Surface Melting Interfacial Free Energy Landau Free Energy Backscatter Proton Order Parameter Profile 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. van der Veen
    • 1
  • B. Pluis
    • 1
  • A. W. Denier van der Gon
    • 1
  1. 1.FOM-Institute for Atomic and Molecular PhysicsAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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