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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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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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