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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Heinonen, J.
dc.contributor.author Koponen, I.
dc.contributor.author Merikoski, J.
dc.contributor.author Ala-Nissilä, Tapio
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-29T09:02:00Z
dc.date.available 2015-04-29T09:02:00Z
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.identifier.citation Heinonen, J. & Koponen, I. & Merikoski, J. & Ala-Nissilä, Tapio. 1999. Island Diffusion on Metal fcc (100) Surfaces. Physical Review Letters. Volume 82, Issue 13. P. 2733-2736. ISSN 0031-9007 (printed). DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.82.2733. en
dc.identifier.issn 0031-9007 (printed)
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/15849
dc.description.abstract We present Monte Carlo simulations for the size and temperature dependence of the diffusion coefficient of adatom islands on the Cu(100) surface. We show that the scaling exponent for the size dependence is not a constant but a decreasing function of the island size and approaches unity for very large islands. This is due to a crossover from periphery dominated mass transport to a regime where vacancies diffuse inside the island. The effective scaling exponents are in good agreement with theory and experiments. en
dc.format.extent 2733-2736
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher American Physical Society (APS) en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Physical Review Letters en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 82, Issue 13
dc.rights © 1999 American Physical Society (APS). http://www.aps.org/ en
dc.subject.other Physics en
dc.title Island Diffusion on Metal fcc (100) Surfaces en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.rights.holder American Physical Society (APS)
dc.contributor.school Perustieteiden korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Science en
dc.contributor.department Teknillisen fysiikan laitos fi
dc.contributor.department Department of Applied Physics en
dc.subject.keyword island diffusion en
dc.subject.keyword adatom en
dc.subject.keyword fcc(100) surface en
dc.subject.keyword Cu en
dc.subject.keyword Al en
dc.subject.keyword Monte Carlo simulations en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201504292509
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1103/physrevlett.82.2733
dc.type.version Final published version en


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