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Relaxation Energies in Chemisorption Spectroscopy

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Author(s)

John William Gadzuk

Abstract

The upward shift in atomic energy levels (or decrease in electron binding energies) which occurs upon sorption of an atom on a metal surface due to polarization of the valence band electrons, is considered. The polarization shift or extra-atomic relaxation energy is treated within the framework established by Hedin, Johansson, and Lundqvist and the results are related to image potential shifts which have been previously discussed in chemisorption theories.
Citation
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology
Volume
12
Issue
1

Citation

, J. (1975), Relaxation Energies in Chemisorption Spectroscopy, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology (Accessed February 29, 2024)
Created January 1, 1975, Updated February 19, 2017