We calculate the kink height and width distributions along a single layer B step on a Si(100) surface by Monte Carlo simulations using a phenomenological Hamiltonian. The results are in agreement with recent experiments only if a dipole-dipole like kink-kink interaction is used.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Surfaces and Interfaces
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Materials Chemistry