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Title: Theoretical and numerical studies of chemisorption on a line with precursor layer diffusion
Authors: Filipe, JAN
Rodgers, GJ
Keywords: Random deposition;Monomers;Extrinsic precursor states;Island structure
Issue Date: 1995
Citation: Physical Review E, 52 (6): 6044 - 6054, (1 December 1995)
Abstract: We consider a model for random deposition of monomers on a line with extrinsic precursor states. As the adsorbate coverage increases, the system develops non- trivial correlations due to the diffusion mediated deposition mechanism. In a nu- meric simulation, we study various quantities describing the evolution of the island structure. We propose a simple, self-consistent theory which incorporates pair cor-relations. The results for the correlations, island density number, average island size and probabilities of island nucleation, growth and coagulation show good agreement with the simulation data.
ISSN: 1539-3755
Appears in Collections:Dept of Mathematics Research Papers

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