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Sticking probability of ^4He on solid surfaces at low temperature

Sinvani, M. and Cole, M. W. and Goodstein, D. L. (1983) Sticking probability of ^4He on solid surfaces at low temperature. Physical Review Letters, 51 (3). pp. 188-191. ISSN 0031-9007.

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The first low-temperature (<4 K) determination of the sticking probability S of a 4He atom on a solid surface is presented. It is found that 2/3~<VS<1 for a thermal distribution of incident atoms with beam temperature 10 to 20 K. This result is not affected by the presence of a preadsorbed, ~< 1-monolayer He film.

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Alternate Title:Sticking probability of 4He on solid surfaces at low temperature
Additional Information:©1983 The American Physical Society. Received 23 May 1983. This work was supported in part by U.S. Office of Naval Research Contract No. N0014-80-C-0447.
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