1. Surface and Adsorbate Structure

  1. Kurt W. Kolasinski

Published Online: 30 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119941798.ch1

Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience, Third Edition

Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience, Third Edition

How to Cite

Kolasinski, K. W. (2012) Surface and Adsorbate Structure, in Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119941798.ch1

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, West Chester University, West Chester, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119990352

Online ISBN: 9781119941798

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Keywords:

  • surface and adsorbate structure;
  • surface science concepts;
  • clean, adsorbate-covered surface structures;
  • surface chemical processes;
  • surface sites, heterogeneous interactions;
  • surface atom density;
  • surface formation, bulk crystals, stressful;
  • surface atoms and bonding, reconstructions;
  • chiral chromatography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clean surface structure

  • Reconstruction and adsorbate structure

  • Band structure of solids

  • The vibrations of solids

  • Summary of important concepts

  • Frontiers and challenges

  • Further reading

  • Exercises

  • References