Pt-induced structures on Si(1 1 0) studied by STM

Anton Visikovskiy, Masamichi Yoshimura, Kazuyuki Ueda

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Abstract

The structures induced by platinum (Pt) adsorption on Si(1 1 0) surface have been studied by scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) for coverage up to 2 monolayers (ML). Three surface phases have been found to form: "5 × 4", "13 × 2" and "6 × 5 " for Pt coverages 0.3, 0.5 and 1 ML respectively. All structures are formed by one-dimensional rows aligned along the [1 over(1, ̄) 0] direction. At the coverage >1 ML islands of, probably, Pt silicide start to form in form of 1D nanowires.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7626-7629
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Surface Science
Volume254
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 30 2008
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films

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