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Method of continuously measuring work function changes

Taylor, J. L. and Weinberg, W. H. (1978) Method of continuously measuring work function changes. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology, 15 (6). pp. 1811-1814. ISSN 0022-5355. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:TAYjvst78a

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Abstract

A method has been developed for measuring work function changes continuously. It is an ac variation of the diode technique and can be implemented easily in a standard retarding potential LEED/Auger system with derivative detection. Measurements for oxygen adsorption on an Ir single crystal illustrate that this method resolves work function changes within 5 meV.


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Additional Information:© 1978 American Vacuum Society. (Received 2 May 1978; accepted 20 July 1978) The authors are grateful to the AROD (Grant No. DAHCO4-75-0170) for support of this research and to Dr. B.F. Lewis for his helpful advice. [J.L.T. was a] National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellow. [W.H.W. was a] Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Teacher Scholar, and an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow.
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