Chapter 16. Surface Layers

  1. Kenneth A. Jackson

Published Online: 21 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603891.ch16

Kinetic Processes: Crystal Growth, Diffusion, and Phase Transitions in Materials

Kinetic Processes: Crystal Growth, Diffusion, and Phase Transitions in Materials

How to Cite

Jackson, K. A. (2004) Surface Layers, in Kinetic Processes: Crystal Growth, Diffusion, and Phase Transitions in Materials, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603891.ch16

Author Information

  1. Arizona Materials Laboratory, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Arizona, 3675 East Via Alcalde, Tucson, AZ 85718, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527306947

Online ISBN: 9783527603893

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Keywords:

  • kinetic processes;
  • surface layers;
  • Langmuir adsorption;
  • surface nucleation;
  • thin films;
  • surface reconstruction;
  • amorphous deposits;
  • surface modification;
  • fractal deposits;
  • strained-layer growth

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Langmuir Adsorption

  • CVD Growth by a Surface-Decomposition Reaction

  • Langmuir–Hinshelwood Reaction

  • Surface Nucleation

    • Nucleation on a Surface during Vapor Deposition

    • Cluster Formation

    • Rate Equations

  • Thin Films

    • Epitaxy

    • Deposited Surface Layers

  • Surface Reconstruction

  • Amorphous Deposits

  • Surface Modification

  • Fractal Deposits

  • Strain Energy and Misfit Dislocations

  • Strained-Layer Growth

    • Surface Modulation

    • Strained-Layer Superlattice

    • Graded-Strain Layers