Emission of Spin-Polarized Electrons to Study Surface Magnetism and Particle-Surface Interaction

  • C. Rau
  • K. Waters
Part of the Nato ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 271)

Abstract

Ion-induced, angle and energy resolved, spin-polarized electron emission spectroscopy (SPEES) has been used to probe the electron spin polarization (ESP) at the surface of Ni(110) picture-frame single crystals. The energy distribution of the emitted electrons, which includes spin-polarized Auger electrons, is significantly different from that of electron-induced secondary electrons and contains fundamental information on the local surface magnetic structure of Ni(110) and on particle-surface interaction mechanisms.

Keywords

Argon Helium Auger Remanent Magnetization 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Rau
    • 1
  • K. Waters
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Physics and Rice Quantum InstituteRice UniversityHoustonUSA

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