Surface Phonons [E-Book] / edited by Winfried Kress, Frederik W. de Wette.
Kress, Winfried, (editor)
Wette, Frederik W. de, (editor)
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer, 1991
XII, 301 p. online resource.
englisch
9783642757853
10.1007/978-3-642-75785-3
Springer Series in Surface Sciences ; 21
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Surface Acoustic Waves
  • 2.1 Surface Acoustic Waves on Various Media
  • 2.2 Generation and Detection of Surface Acoustic Waves
  • 2.3 Some Applications of Surface Acoustic Waves
  • References
  • 3. The Green’s Function Method in the Surface Lattice Dynamics of Ionic Crystals
  • 3.1 Outline of the Time-Independent Green’s Function Method
  • 3.2 The Green’s Function Method in Surface Dynamics
  • 3.3 The Intrinsic Perturbation for a Semi-Infinite Lattice
  • 3.4 The Electronic Contribution to Surface Dynamics in the Framework of Shell Models
  • 3.5 Surface Phonon Polaritons
  • 3.6 Surface Vibrations in Alkali Halides
  • 3.7 Further Developments: The Study of Surface Phonon Anomalies
  • References
  • 4. Study of Surface Phonons by the Slab Method
  • 4.1 Formalism
  • 4.2 Computational Considerations
  • 4.3 Interaction Models
  • 4.4 Results
  • 4.5 Derived Physical Quantities
  • 4.6 Concluding Remarks
  • References
  • 5. Experimental Determination of Surface Phonons by Helium Atom and Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy
  • 5.1 Theoretical Background
  • 5.2 Kinematics
  • 5.3 Helium Scattering
  • 5.4 Electron Scattering
  • 5.5 Intensities
  • 5.6 Discussion of Experimental Results and Summary
  • References
  • 6. Theory of Helium Scattering from Surface Phonons
  • 6.1 Kinematics
  • 6.2 Dynamical Theory: General Considerations
  • 6.3 One-Phonon Exchange Processes
  • 6.4 The Inelastic Atom-Surface Interaction
  • References
  • 7. The Study of Surface Phonons by Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy: Theoretical and Experimental Considerations
  • 7.1 A Brief Review
  • 7.2 The Surface Phonon Excitation Mechanism in the Impact Regime
  • 7.3 The Green’s Function Approach to Spectral Density Calculations
  • 7.4 Calculations of the Cross Section for Surface Phonon Excitation
  • 7.5 Concluding Remarks
  • References
  • 8. Vibrational Properties of Clean Surfaces: Survey of Recent Theoretical and Experimental Results
  • 8.1 Ionic Crystals
  • 8.2 Metals
  • 8.3 Miscellaneous
  • References.