Growth spiral activity and step velocities on a crystal surface


McLoughlin, M., Mays, T. J. and Price, R., 2005. Growth spiral activity and step velocities on a crystal surface. Physical Review Letters, 95 (11), 115504/1-115504/4.

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The normal growth rates and slopes of the dominant growth spirals on a crystal face were measured using a novel application of interferometry and at. force microscopy. The dislocations responsible for the spirals were also obsd. directly. In this way the velocities of similar steps on growth spirals of different activity, growing simultaneously on the same crystal face, were the same, and hence independent of the growth spirals to which they belonged. With this information the relative activities of the spirals were quantified and discussed in terms of hollow dislocation cores and the back-stress effect. [on SciFinder (R)]


Item Type Articles
CreatorsMcLoughlin, M., Mays, T. J. and Price, R.
DepartmentsFaculty of Engineering & Design > Chemical Engineering
Research Centres & Institutes > Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment
Faculty of Science > Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Research CentresCentre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies
ID Code7894


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