By Danilo Crippa, Daniel L. Rode and Maurizio Masi (Eds.)
Because its inception in 1966, the sequence of numbered volumes often called Semiconductors and Semimetals has wonderful itself throughout the cautious choice of recognized authors, editors, and members. The Willardson and Beer sequence, because it is well known, has succeeded in generating a number of landmark volumes and chapters. not just did a lot of those volumes make an effect on the time in their booklet, yet they remain well-cited years after their unique unencumber. lately, Professor Eicke R. Weber of the collage of California at Berkeley joined as a co-editor of the sequence. Professor Weber, a well known specialist within the box of semiconductor fabrics, will extra give a contribution to carrying on with the sequence' culture of publishing well timed, hugely correct, and long-impacting volumes. many of the fresh volumes, similar to Hydrogen in Semiconductors, Imperfections in III/V fabrics, Epitaxial Microstructures, High-Speed Heterostructure units, Oxygen in Silicon, and others promise that this practice might be maintained or even extended.
By Sergei N. Magonov, Myung-Hwan Whangbo, S. N. Magonov
Scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) and atomic strength microscopy (AFM) are strong instruments for floor exam. some time past, many STM and AFM stories resulted in faulty conclusions as a result of loss of right theoretical issues and of an realizing of ways snapshot styles are plagued by size stipulations. For this publication, global specialists, one on theoretical research and the opposite on experimental characterization, have joined forces to compile crucial elements of STM and AFM stories: the sensible features of STM, the picture simulation via floor electron density plot calculations, and the qualitative overview of tip-force brought on floor corrugations. useful examples are taken from: * inorganic layered fabrics * natural conductors * natural adsorbates at liquid-solid interfaces * self-assembled amphiphiles * polymers This ebook could be a useful reference paintings for researchers lively in STM and AMF in addition to for novices to the sector.