On the step structures of alkali halide surfaces

M. José Yacamán, T. Ocaña Z.

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Abstract

The steps created during cleavage, on the surface of an alkali halide, are analyzed. It is concluded that their step height is biatomic rather than monoatomic. This characteristic is discussed in terms of the electrical neutrality of the crystal that must be maintained after cleavage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)418-419
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume48
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1977
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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