Scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) has been employed in the observations of chemical vapor deposited (CVD) homoepitaxial diamond (111) surfaces. The surfaces are composed of an H-terminated 1 × 1 structure. Single-atom height steps on the surfaces are observed to be very straight and form a downward slope in the  direction. Some absorbates different from the H-terminated monohydride structure have been found on each terrace. We speculate that these absorbates are CH3.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers and Short Notes and Review Papers|
|Issue number||12 A|
|Publication status||Published - 1993 Jan 1|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)