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Title: Monte Carlo simulation of pulsed laser deposition
Authors: Lam, Pui-Man
Liu, S. J.
Woo, Chung-ho
Subjects: Monte Carlo method
Laser
Issue Date: 15-Jul-2002
Publisher: American Physical Society
Source: Physical review B, condensed matter and materials physics, 15 July 2002, v. 66, no. 4, 045408, p. 1-6.
Abstract: Using the Monte Carlo method, we have studied the pulsed laser deposition process at the submonolayer regime. In our simulations, dissociation of an atom from a cluster is incorporated. Our results indicate that the pulsed laser deposition resembles molecular-beam epitaxy at very low intensity, and that it is characteristically different from molecular-beam epitaxy at higher intensity. We have also obtained the island size distributions. The scaling function for the island size distribution for pulsed laser deposition is different from that of molecular-beam epitaxy.
Rights: Physical Review B © 2002 The American Physical Society. The Journal's web site is located at http://prb.aps.org/
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/4739
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.66.045408
ISSN: 1098-0121 (print)
1550-235X (online)
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