Effects of kink-kink interactions on the thermal roughening of Si( 100) surfaces with single layer steps

Zhenyu Zhang, Yan Ten Lu, Horia Metiu

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)L719-L723
JournalSurface Science
Volume259
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Dec 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Materials Chemistry

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