Multiple scattering of low-energy rare-gas ions at solid surfaces

R. Souda, M. Aono, C. Oshima, S. Otani, Y. Ishizawa

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    We have studied the multiple scattering of He+, Ne+, and Ar+ from a TaC(001) surface in the energy region of the order of 1 keV. The experimental data revealed large differences between the energy spectra of these ions. The spectral peak corresponding to quasi-double scattering is clearly observed for Ar+ but not observed for Ne+. The multiple scattering effect appearing in the energy spectra of rare-gas ions is discussed on the basis of electron exchange between these ions and solid surfaces.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)657-668
    Number of pages12
    JournalSurface Science
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1986 Nov 1


    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Surfaces and Interfaces

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    Souda, R., Aono, M., Oshima, C., Otani, S., & Ishizawa, Y. (1986). Multiple scattering of low-energy rare-gas ions at solid surfaces. Surface Science, 176(3), 657-668.