Surface and Interface Analysis

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Special Issue: Papers Presented at ECASIA'07: The 12th European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis, Brussels, Belgium, 9–14 September 2007

March - April 2008

Volume 40, Issue 3-4

Pages 125–892

  1. Forewords

    1. Top of page
    2. Forewords
    3. Preface
    4. Research Articles
    5. Short Communications
    6. Research Articles
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      The spirit of ECASIA (page 125)

      P Marcus and M P Seah

      Article first published online: 26 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2861

  2. Preface

    1. Top of page
    2. Forewords
    3. Preface
    4. Research Articles
    5. Short Communications
    6. Research Articles
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      Preface (pages 126–127)

      François Reniers

      Article first published online: 26 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2858

  3. Research Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Forewords
    3. Preface
    4. Research Articles
    5. Short Communications
    6. Research Articles
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      Failure mechanisms in adhesively bonded aluminium: an XPS and PEELS study (pages 128–131)

      David J. Bland, Anthony J. Kinloch, Vlad Stolojan and John F. Watts

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2651

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      Failure characteristics of adhesively bonded aluminium for spacecraft applications (pages 132–136)

      Rossana Grilli, Mark A. Baker, Barrie Dunn and John F. Watts

      Article first published online: 26 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2793

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      Surface characterization of polyester resins formulated with different cross-linking agents (pages 137–141)

      Paolo Marino, Chris Lowe, Marie-Laure Abel and John F. Watts

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2767

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      Interfacial chemistry of epoxy adhesives on hydrated cement paste (pages 146–150)

      Fatma Djouani, Carole Connan, Mohamed M. Chehimi and Karim Benzarti

      Article first published online: 4 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2783

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      Probing peptide–membrane interactions using AFM (pages 151–156)

      Robert Brasseur, Magali Deleu, Marie-Paule Mingeot-Leclercq, Grégory Francius and Yves F. Dufrêne

      Article first published online: 11 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2682

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      The interaction of human serum albumin with titanium studied by means of atomic force microscopy (pages 157–161)

      Isabel Van De Keere, Ronnie Willaert, Els Tourwé, Annick Hubin and Jean Vereecken

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2673

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      The clinical effects of calcium sulfate combined with calcium carbonate in intrabony defects (pages 174–175)

      S. B. Lee, G. J. Chae, U. W. Jung, C. S. Kim, Y. K. Lee, K. S. Cho, J. K. Chai, C. K. Kim and S. H. Choi

      Article first published online: 9 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2694

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      Healing of surgically created circumferential gap around Nano-coating surface dental implants in dogs (pages 184–187)

      Gyung-Joon Chae, Ui-Won Jung, Sung-Min Jung, In-Seop Lee, Kyoo-Sung Cho, Chong-Kwan Kim and Seong-Ho Choi

      Article first published online: 3 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2745

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      Change of surface property of dental impression materials according to time and disinfection (pages 188–191)

      Soo-Hwa Kim, Doug-Youn Lee, Kwang-Mahn Kim and Kyoung-Nam Kim

      Article first published online: 6 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2772

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      Surface modification of a guided tissue regeneration membrane using tetracycline-containing biodegradable polymers (pages 192–197)

      Sang-Bae Lee, Doug-Youn Lee, Yong-Keun Lee, Kyoung-Nam Kim, Seong-Ho Choi and Kwang-Mahn Kim

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2761

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      Influence of different primary ion species on the secondary ion emission from PNA/DNA biosensor surfaces (pages 198–201)

      Sebastian Hellweg, Andreas Heile, Thomas Grehl and Heinrich F. Arlinghaus

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2684

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      The release behavior of CHX from polymer-coated titanium surfaces (pages 202–204)

      Woo-Hyun Kim, Sang-Bae Lee, Keun-Taek Oh, Seung-Kyun Moon, Kwang-Mahn Kim and Kyoung-Nam Kim

      Article first published online: 3 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2809

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      Surface modification, characterization and biofunctionality of pegylated titanate films obtained by the sol-gel method (pages 205–209)

      Mercedes Hernando Pérez, Alvaro Muñoz Noval, Carmen Rodríguez Navas, Miguel Manso Silvan, Vicente Torres-Costa, Giacomo Ceccone, Josefa P. García Ruiz and Francois Rossi

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2649

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      A NEXAFS and XPS study of the adsorption of self-assembling peptides on TiO2: the influence of the side chains (pages 210–214)

      Giovanna Iucci, Chiara Battocchio, Monica Dettin, Roberta Gambaretto and Giovanni Polzonetti

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2717

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      Cleaning of albumin-contaminated Ti and Cr surfaces: an XPS and QCM study (pages 215–219)

      Vincent Payet, Susanne Brunner, Anouk Galtayries, Isabelle Frateur and Philippe Marcus

      Article first published online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2655

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      A resonant photoelectron spectroscopy study of Sn(Ox) doped CeO2 catalysts (pages 225–230)

      V. Matolín, M. Cabala, V. Cháb, I. Matolínová, K. C. Prince, M. Škoda, F. Šutara, T. Skála and K. Veltruská

      Article first published online: 9 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2625

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      Elucidation of deactivation or resistance mechanisms of CrOx, VOx and MnOx supported phases in the total oxidation of chlorobenzene via ToF-SIMS and XPS analyses (pages 231–236)

      F. Bertinchamps, C. Poleunis, C. Grégoire, P. Eloy, P. Bertrand and E. M. Gaigneaux

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2627

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      Ni + Mo composite coatings for hydrogen evolution reaction (pages 237–241)

      J. Panek and A. Budniok

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2735

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      Actual constitution of the mixed oxide promoter in a Rh/Ce1−xPrxO2−y/Al2O3 catalyst. Evolution throughout the preparation steps (pages 242–245)

      Karima Aboussaïd, Serafín Bernal, Ginesa Blanco, José Juan Calvino, Gustavo Aurelio Cifredo, Miguel López-Haro, José María Pintado, Mohamed Soussi el Begrani, Odile Stéphan and Susana Trasobares

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2773

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      Origin of the redox deactivation phenomena in modified alumina-supported Ce/Pr mixed oxide (pages 250–253)

      Karima Aboussaid, Serafín Bernal, Ginesa Blanco, Gustavo Aurelio Cifredo, Anouk Galtayries, José María Pintado and Mohamed Soussi el Begrani

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2768

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      Mg-Fe-hydrotalcite as catalyst for the benzylation of benzene and other aromatics by benzyl chloride reactions (pages 254–258)

      N. Tahir, Z. Abdelssadek, D. Halliche, S. Saadi, R. Chebout, O. Cherifi and K. Bachari

      Article first published online: 15 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2695

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      On the development of long-range order in ultra-thin amorphous Al2O3 films upon their transformation into crystalline γ-Al2O3 (pages 259–263)

      L. P. H. Jeurgens, F. Reichel, S. Frank, G. Richter and E. J. Mittemeijer

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2688

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      Ce 3d XPS investigation of cerium oxides and mixed cerium oxide (CexTiyOz) (pages 264–267)

      Eric Bêche, Patrice Charvin, Danielle Perarnau, Stéphane Abanades and Gilles Flamant

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2686

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      Effect of alloy composition on the selective oxidation of ternary Fe[BOND]Si[BOND]Cr, Fe[BOND]Mn[BOND]Cr model alloys (pages 268–272)

      Srinivasan Swaminathan and Michael Spiegel

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2732

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      Study of copper corrosion products formed during localized corrosion using field emission Auger electron spectroscopy (pages 273–276)

      Yves Van Ingelgem, Isabelle Vandendael, Jean Vereecken and Annick Hubin

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2744

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      Composite of Ti6Al4V and SiC fibres: evolution of fibre–matrix interface during heat treatments (pages 277–280)

      Riccardo Donnini, Saulius Kaciulis, Alessio Mezzi, Roberto Montanari and Claudio Testani

      Article first published online: 5 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2644

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      The role of the initial oxide-film microstructure on the passivation behavior of Al metal surfaces (pages 281–284)

      F. Reichel, L. P. H. Jeurgens and E. J. Mittemeijer

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2705

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      Study of oxide protective layers on stainless steel by AES, EDS and XPS (pages 285–289)

      Djordje Mandrino, Matjaž Godec, Matjaž Torkar and Monika Jenko

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2718

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      Microstructure of the passive layer formed on AA2024-T3 aluminum alloy surface implanted with nitrogen (pages 290–293)

      C. M. Abreu, M. J. Cristóbal, P. Freitas, X. R. Nóvoa, G. Pena, M. C. Pérez and C. Serra

      Article first published online: 4 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2738

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      Inhibition of carbon steel corrosion in media with H2S studied by impedance spectroscopy method (pages 303–306)

      Liudmila E. Tsygankova, Vladimir I. Vigdorovich, Vladimir I. Kichigin and Ekaterina Kuznetsova

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2710

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      In situ structural analysis of corrosion products formed on the surfaces of iron-based alloys (pages 307–310)

      Shigeru Suzuki, Shinya Suzuki, Katsuya Inoue, Eiichiro Matsubara and Yoshio Waseda

      Article first published online: 5 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2660

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      Characterization of surface oxide layers formed on Fe[BOND]Al alloys by annealing under different atmospheres (pages 311–314)

      Shigeru Suzuki, Takamichi Yamamoto, Kozo Shinoda and Shigeo Sato

      Article first published online: 9 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2635

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      Quenched molecular dynamics studies on the extraction energy of aluminum atoms (pages 320–322)

      A. Perron, O. Politano and V. Vignal

      Article first published online: 15 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2678

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      XPS study of Fe(II)[BOND]Fe(III) (oxy)hydroxycarbonate green rust compounds (pages 323–328)

      Martine Mullet, Varsha Khare and Christian Ruby

      Article first published online: 6 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2758

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      Analysis of Cu segregation to oxide–metal interface of Ni-base alloy by HX-PES (pages 329–333)

      Takashi Doi, Kazuyuki Kitamura, Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Nobuo Otsuka, Takeo Kudo, Masugu Sato, Eiji Ikenaga, Keisuke Kobayashi and Tamotsu Hashimoto

      Article first published online: 5 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2653

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      Unraveling the oxidation of Ru using XPS (pages 334–337)

      M. A. Ernst and W. G. Sloof

      Article first published online: 18 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2675

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      Analysis of the oil–water interface by XPS at low temperature (pages 338–342)

      M. J. Genet, P. Cogels, Y. Adriaensen and P. G. Rouxhet

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2699

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      Pyrite oxidation in acidic medium: overall reaction pathway (pages 343–348)

      Frédéric Demoisson, Martine Mullet and Bernard Humbert

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2720

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      XPS study of the hematite–aqueous solution interface (pages 349–353)

      Andrey Shchukarev and Jean-François Boily

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2657

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      Speciation of iron and sulphur in seasonal layers of varved lake sediment: an XPS study (pages 354–357)

      Andrey Shchukarev, Veronika Gälman, Johan Rydberg, Staffan Sjöberg and Ingemar Renberg

      Article first published online: 5 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2704

  4. Short Communications

    1. Top of page
    2. Forewords
    3. Preface
    4. Research Articles
    5. Short Communications
    6. Research Articles
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      Determination of wettability of surface-modified hot-embossed polycarbonate wafers used in microfluidic device fabrication via XPS and ToF-SIMS (pages 358–363)

      H. Tarik Baytekin, Thomas Wirth, Thomas Gross, Dieter Treu, Mario Sahre, Janko Theisen, Martin Schmidt and Wolfgang E. S. Unger

      Article first published online: 11 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2724

  5. Research Articles

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    2. Forewords
    3. Preface
    4. Research Articles
    5. Short Communications
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      Growth and adhesion of biphasic crystalline–amorphous Sm/Fe[BOND]Ta[BOND]N magnetic nanospheroids on a Ta surface (pages 364–367)

      A. C. Cefalas, J. Kovač, E. Sarantopoulou, G. Dražić, Z. Kollia and S. Kobe

      Article first published online: 11 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2752

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      Capillary rise between cylinders (pages 368–370)

      T. Liu and K. F. Choi

      Article first published online: 15 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2690

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      Understanding the properties of interfaces between organic self-assembled monolayers and noble metals—a theoretical perspective (pages 371–378)

      Gerold M. Rangger, Lorenz Romaner, Georg Heimel and Egbert Zojer

      Article first published online: 9 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2645

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      Chemical analysis of functionalized polymer surfaces (pages 379–385)

      Andreas Holländer, Stefan Kröpke and Falko Pippig

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2615

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      Coadsorption reaction between (CH3)2S and H2O on Rh(100) studied by NEXAFS and XPS (pages 391–394)

      T. Nomoto, O. Sumi, S. Yagi, K. Soda, H. Namatame and M. Taniguchi

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2614

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      Glutathione adsorption from UHV to the liquid phase at various pH on gold and subsequent modification of protein interaction (pages 395–399)

      Anne Vallée, Vincent Humblot, Christophe Méthivier and Claire-Marie Pradier

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2636

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      Surface modification of polymeric thin films with vacuum ultraviolet light (pages 400–403)

      E. Sarantopoulou, J. Kovač, Z. Kollia, I. Raptis, S. Kobe and A. C. Cefalas

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2776

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      Grafting and characterization of protein on polyaniline surface for biosensor applications (pages 404–407)

      A. de Crombrugghe, S. Yunus and P. Bertrand

      Article first published online: 26 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2792

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      Formation of aldehyde- and carboxy-terminated self-assembled monolayers on SiO2 surfaces (pages 408–411)

      Atsushi Hozumi, Hiroshi Taoda, Takao Saito and Naoto Shirahata

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2794

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      Interfacial aspects of polymer brushes prepared on conductive substrates by aryl diazonium salt surface-initiated ATRP (pages 412–417)

      Minh Ngoc Nguyen, Tarik Matrab, Chantal Badre, Mireille Turmine and Mohamed M. Chehimi

      Article first published online: 11 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2687

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      Analysis of interface impurities in electroplated Cu layers by using GD-OES and TOF-SIMS (pages 418–422)

      Denis Klemm, Marcel Stangl, Anita Peeva, Volker Hoffmann, Klaus Wetzig and Jürgen Eckert

      Article first published online: 3 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2743

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      Combination of high-resolution RBS and angle-resolved XPS: accurate depth profiling of chemical states (pages 423–426)

      Kenji Kimura, Kaoru Nakajima, Ming Zhao, Hiroshi Nohira, Takeo Hattori, Masaaki Kobata, Eiji Ikenaga, Jung Jin Kim, Keisuke Kobayashi, Thierry Conard and Wilfried Vandervorst

      Article first published online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2628

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      Study of preferential sputtering and segregation effects on the surface composition of Al[BOND]Pd[BOND]Mn quasi-crystals (pages 433–435)

      Feridoun Samavat, Michael J. Gladys, Cynthia J. Jenks, Thomas A. Lograsso, Bruce V. King and D. John O'Connor

      Article first published online: 25 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2769

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      An investigation of the distribution of minor components in complex polymeric paint formulations using ToF-SIMS depth profiling (pages 436–440)

      Steven J. Hinder, John F. Watts, Garnett C. Simmons and Chris Lowe

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2712

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      Conservation of polymers: a view to the future (pages 445–449)

      Marie-Laure Abel and Camille Coppitters

      Article first published online: 19 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2746

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      Vacuum: a void full of questions (pages 450–453)

      Ernesto Paparazzo

      Article first published online: 9 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2608

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      Analysis of grain boundaries in an embrittled ancient silver necklace (pages 454–457)

      Jaroslava Vaníčková, Jiří Děd, Pavel Bartuška, Jan Drahokoupil, Marian Čerňanský and Pavel Lejček

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2677

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      A multitechnique study of archeological bronzes (pages 464–468)

      Peter Northover, Alison Crossley, Cesare Grazioli, Nicola Zema, Salvatore La Rosa, Luca Lozzi, Pietro Picozzi and Ernesto Paparazzo

      Article first published online: 11 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2647

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      The enigma of the silver blackening of the 13th century Notre-Dame shrine of Huy (Belgium): a surface analysis approach (pages 469–473)

      Amandine Crabbé, Isabelle Vandendael, Helena Wouters, Gilberte Dewanckel, Oscar Steenhaut and Herman Terryn

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2780

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      Study of corrosion products on Vietnamese archaeological bronzes dating from the Dông Sôn period (pages 474–477)

      I. Schoukens, E. Tourwé, J. Guillaume, Nguyen Viet, Jean Vereecken and H. Terryn

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2656

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      XPS spectromicroscopy: exploiting the relationship between images and spectra (pages 478–481)

      John Walton and Neal Fairley

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2731

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      Characterization of near-field optical microscope probes (pages 482–485)

      Petr Klapetek, Miroslav Valtr, Petr Klenovský and Jiří Buršík

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2784

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      Investigation of Mn-dimers formation in silicon by SIMS method (pages 486–489)

      Vladimir Saraykin and Alexey Trifonov

      Article first published online: 25 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2801

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      ARXPS study of the ion mobility through (HfO2)x(SiO2)1−x formed on air-exposed HfSi0.5As1.5 (pages 490–494)

      Andrew P. Grosvenor, Ronald G. Cavell and Arthur Mar

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2680

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      Optical trigger based on the molecules of bacteriorhodopsin adsorbed on AgBr nanocrystals (pages 495–497)

      V. N. Zakharov, I. K. Kudryavtsev and L. A. Aslanov

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2797

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      Characterisation of rapidly solidified nanocrystalline soft magnetic ribbons based on Fe[BOND]Si[BOND]B with P and Ga additions (pages 498–502)

      M. Godec, Dj. Mandrino, B. Šuštaršič, D. Nolan and M. Jenko

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2798

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      Solute segregation to ferrite grain boundaries in nodular cast iron: experiment and prediction (pages 503–506)

      Pavel Lejček, Radomila Konečná and Jozef Janovec

      Article first published online: 9 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2659

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      Behaviour of Ti6Al4V implant alloy in vitro after plastic deformation by bending (pages 507–512)

      Agnieszka Kierzkowska and Elzbieta Krasicka-Cydzik

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2668

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      Characterization of the carbides in the steel X20CrMoV12.1 used in thermal power plants (pages 513–517)

      Danijela Anica Skobir, Matjaz Godec, Monika Jenko and Bostjan Markoli

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2759

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      Grain size, stress and surface roughness (pages 518–521)

      A. Perron, O. Politano and V. Vignal

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2849

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      Energy loss spectra of iron (pages 522–525)

      M. Novák, R. J. Bereczky, Z. M. Zhang, Z. J. Ding, J. Tóth, D. Varga and K. Tökési

      Article first published online: 18 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2671

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      The influence of temperature treatment and carbon addition on the surface morphology and the surface energy of molybdenum layers on carbon substrates (pages 526–528)

      W. Vollnhofer, C. Eisenmenger-Sittner, J. Hell, M. Kiniger, B. Schwarz, H. Steiner and C. Tomastik

      Article first published online: 11 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2613

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      Characterization challenges for nanomaterials (pages 529–537)

      D. R. Baer, J. E. Amonette, M. H. Engelhard, D. J. Gaspar, A. S. Karakoti, S. Kuchibhatla, P. Nachimuthu, J. T. Nurmi, Y. Qiang, V. Sarathy, S. Seal, A. Sharma, P. G. Tratnyek and C.-M. Wang

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2726

    38. Investigation of methods to enhance the secondary ion yields in TOF-SIMS of organic samples (pages 538–542)

      A. Heile, D. Lipinsky, N. Wehbe, A. Delcorte, P. Bertrand, A. Felten, L. Houssiau, J.-J. Pireaux, R. De Mondt, P. Van Royen, L. Van Vaeck and H. F. Arlinghaus

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2810

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      Combined XPS, SIMS, and AFM analyses of silicon nanocrystals embedded in silicon oxide layers (pages 543–546)

      L. Vanzetti, M. Barozzi, E. Iacob, M. Bersani, G. Pucker and P. Bellutti

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2674

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      The structure study of amorphous nanocrystalline nanocomposite films of germanium by AFM and EXAFS methods (pages 547–551)

      Rishat G. Valeev, Andrew N. Deev, Dmitry V. Surnin, Vladimir V. Kriventsov, Oksana V. Karban, Vladimir M. Vetoshkin and Olesya I. Pivovarova

      Article first published online: 19 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/sia.2765

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      Plasma chemical reactions of thin nickel films (pages 552–555)

      M. Quaas, H. Wulff, O. Ivanova and C. A. Helm

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