Record number :
1000979
Title of article :
Epitaxial growth of tetracene on the Ag(1 1 0) surface
Author/Authors :
B. Lu، نويسنده ,
Issue Information :
روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2005
Pages :
7
From page :
208
To page :
214
Abstract :
Thin film growth of tetracene on Ag(1 1 0) has been investigated by using scanning tunneling microscopy (STM). In the monolayer regime, the tetracene molecules formed islands of ordered structure, which is commensurate (4-fold periodicity) in the ½1 ¯10 direction, but incommensurate in the [0 0 1] azimuth, with the substrate. All the tetracene molecules align regularly with their longer axes parallel to the [0 0 1] direction, and with their molecular planes parallel to the surface. At multilayer coverages, the tetracene molecules form a crystalline film in a novel 3D orthorhombic structure, with their orientations remained unchanged. Growth of tetracene on Ag(1 1 0) is in the layer-by-layer growth mode.
Keywords :
organic semiconductor , Epitaxial growth , Silver surface , Scanning tunneling microscopy
Journal title :
Applied Surface Science
Journal title :
Applied Surface Science
Serial Year :
2005
Link To Document :
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