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Publication Citation: CO Chemisorption on Ni(110): Effect on Surface Magnetism

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Author(s): C Feigerle; A Seiler; J Pena; Robert Celotta; Daniel T. Pierce;
Title: CO Chemisorption on Ni(110): Effect on Surface Magnetism
Published: January 01, 1986
Abstract: The effect of CO chemisorption on the surface magnetism and unfilled electronic structure of Ni(110) is investigated by spin-polarized inverse-photoemission spectroscopy. A saturation in the reduction of the unfilled minority-spin d density of states is observed near 0.5-monolayer CO coverage and attributed to a reduction in the Ni-atom magnetic moments. Transitions into the CO π* band are also observed with an intensity that increases nearly linearly with coverage. No transference of spin polarization from the Ni substrate to the CO π* is found.
Citation: Physical Review Letters
Volume: 56
Issue: 20
Pages: pp. 2207 - 2210
Research Areas: Nanomagnetics