Polarized Electrons from Metallic Systems

  • M. Campagna
  • S. F. Alvarado
  • E. Kisker
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 42)


In these notes we briefly introduce and review the present status of spin polarized electron emission studies from metallic systems. We confine ourselves to the field emission and photoemission technique. We then discuss two examples : 1) field emission from clean 3d metal surfaces and the spin filter effect of EuS on tungsten and 2) photoemission from clean Ni(100) and Fe(111) surfaces ; temperature and photon energy dependent spin polarization measurements on magnetite are used to illustrate the potentiality of this method to investigate the temperature dependence of the magnetism of surfaces of bulk solids.


Field Emission Spin Polarization Metallic System Escape Depth Conduction Band State 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Campagna
    • 1
  • S. F. Alvarado
    • 1
  • E. Kisker
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für FestkörperforschungKFAJülichGermany

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