GROWTH KINETICS, MORPHOLOGY, AND PROPERTIES OF THIN FILMs

STUDIED BY OBLIQUE-INCIDENCE REFLECTIVITY DIFFERENCE TECHNIQUES

 

Oblique-incidence specular optical reflection from a crystalline surface characterized by

terrace atoms and step edge atoms with different dielectric responses

 

"In situ optical characterization of LaAlO3 epitaxy on SrTiO3(001) (PDF)," with Sebastian Wicklein, Felix Gunkel, Rui Xiao, Regina Dittamnn, Europhys. Lett. 109, 37006 (2015).

"Effective-substrate theory for optical reflection from a layered substrate (PDF)," with J.P. Landry, X. Wang, and Y.Y. Fei, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 2021-2028 (2008).

"Novel Excitation and Detection of Surface-Plasmon Polariton Wave on Cu(111) with Gratings of Rare Gas Monolayers (PDF)," with Y.Y. Fei and X. Wang, Opt. Lett. 33, 1914-1916 (2008).

"Growth model for pulsed-laser deposited perovskite oxide films (PDF)," with X. Wang, Y.Y. Fei, H.B. Lu, and G.Z. Yang, Chin. Phys. Lett. 25, 663-666 (2008).

"General theory of optical reflection from a thin film on a solid and its application to heteroepitaxy (PDF)," with Y.Y. Fei, X. Wang, H.B. Lu, and G.Z. Yang, Phys. Rev. B 75, 245434 (2007).

"Pb electrodeposition on polycrystalline Cu in the presence and absence of Cl-: a combined oblique-incidence reflectivity difference and AFM study (PDF)," with G.-Y. Wu, S.-E. Bae, A.A. Gewirth, J. Gray, T.P. Moffat, and W. Schwarzacher, Surf. Sci. 601, 1886 (2007).

"Movement of oxygen vacancies in oxide film during annealing observed by an optical reflectivity difference technique (PDF)," with Xu Wang, Y.Y. Fei, H.B. Lu, K.J. Jin, and G.Z. Yang, J. Appl. Phys. 102, 053107 (2007).

"In-diffusion of oxygen vacancies near step edges dominates the oxidation of perovskite films (PDF)," with Xu Wang, Y.Y. Fei, H.B. Lu, K.J. Jin, Z.H. Chen, and G.Z. Yang, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 19, 026206 (2007).

"Adsorption and desorption of Hydrogen on bare and Xe-covered Cu(111) (PDF)," with Y.Y. Fei and P. Thomas, Appl. Phys. A 86, 115-121 (2006).

"Incidence-angle dependence of optical reflectivity difference from an ultrathin film on solid surface (PDF)," with J.P. Landry, J.J. Gray, and M.K. O'Toole, Opt. Lett. 31, 531-533 (2006).

"Role of step edges in oxygen vacancy transport into STO(001) (PDF), ," with Y.Y. Fei, H.B. Lu, and G.Z. Yang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 051903 (2005).

"An AFM study of chemical etching and thermal annealing treatment of SrTiO3(001) (in chinese) (PDF), " with Xu Wang, Y.Y. Fei, Q.J. Jin, Z.H. Chen, H.B. Lu, and G.Z. Yang, Science in China, Series G 35, 158-166 (2005).

"Unit-cell by unit-cell homoepitaxial growth using atomically flat SrTiO3(001) substrates and pulsed laser deposition (PDF), " with Y.Y. Fei, Xu Wang, H.B. Lu, and G.Z. Yang, Chin. Phys. Lett. 22, 1002 (2005).

"Oscillations in oblique-incidence optical reflection from a growth surface during layer-by-layer epitaxy (PDF), " with Y.Y. Fei, L.F. Liu, H.B. Lu, Z.H. Chen, and G.Z. Yang, Phys. Rev. B 69, 233405 (2004).

"Oblique-incidence optical reflectivity difference from a rough film of crystalline material (PDF), " Phys. Rev. B 69, 115407 (2004).

"Magnetic domain structures in ultrathin FexNi1-x films on Cu(111): Dependence on film thickness and stoichiometry (PDF)," with Y. Sato, T.F. Johnson, S. Chiang, J.A. Giacomo, D.P. Land, F. Nolting, and A. Scholl, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 29, 135 (2004).

"An oblique-incidence optical reflectivity difference (OI-RD) and LEED study of rare gas growth on a lattice-mismatched metal substrate (PDF)," with P. Thomas, E. Nabighian, M.C. Bartelt, and C.Y. Fong, Appl. Phys. A 79, 131 (2004).

"Oblique-incidence reflectivity difference as an in-situ probe of electrodeposition: Co on Au (PDF), " with W. Schwarzacher and J. Gray, Electrochem. Solid-State Lett. 6, C73 (2003).

"An in-situ oblique-incidence optical reflectance difference study of Co electrodeposition on a polycrystalline Au(111) (PDF), " with J. Gray and W. Schwarzacher, in Texture and Microstructure in Electronic and Magnetic Films, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 721, J1.4.1 (2002)

"Surface segregation of bulk oxygen on oxidation of epitaxially grown Nb-doped SrTiO3(001) (PDF)," with Fan Chen, Y.Y. Fei, Tong Zhao, Huibin Lu, Zhenghao Chen, and Guozhen Yang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 2889 (2002).

"Optical real-time monitoring of the laser molecular-beam epitaxial growth of perovskite oxide thin films by an oblique-incidence reflectance-difference technique," with Fan Chen, Huibin Lu, Zhenghao Chen, Tong Zhao, and Guozheng Yang, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 18, 1031 (2001) (PDF); ibid., B19, 1218 (2002) (PDF, Erratum).

"Monolayer oscillation observed by an oblique-incidence reflectance difference technique for the epitaxial growth of oxides (PDF)," with Fan Chen, Huibin Lu, Tong Zhao, Zhenghao Chen, and Guozhen Yang, Chin. Phys. Lett. 18, 665 (2001).

"Oxidation kinetics in SrTiO3 homoepitaxy (PDF)," with W. Si, X.X. Xi, and Qidu Jiang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 460 (2001).

"Evolution of a preferred orientation of polycrystalline grains in obliquely deposited gold films on an amorphous substrate (PDF)," with D. L. Everitt, W.J. Miller, N.L. Abbott, Phys. Rev. B, R4833 (2000).

"Kinetic roughening during rare-gas homoepitaxy (PDF)," with E. Nabighian, M.C. Bartelt, Phys. Rev. B 62, 1619 (2000).

"Oxidation kinetics in La0.67Ba0.33MnO3-d epitaxy on SrTiO3(001) during pulsed laser deposition (PDF)," with Weidong Si, X.X. Xi, Qi Li, Q.D. Jiang, and M.G. Medici, Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 3540 (1999).

"In-situ monitoring of ion sputtering and thermal annealing of crystalline surfaces using an oblique-incidence optical reflectance difference method (PDF)," With E. Nabighian, Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 2736 (1998).

"Reliable determination of kinetics parameters of adatoms in thin film epitaxy (PDF)," Phys. Rev. B 58, 10975 (1998).

"Determination of surface diffusion kinetics of adatoms in epitaxy under step-flow growth condition (PDF)," Phys. Rev. B 57, R9478 (1998).

"A study of the epitaxial growth of SrTiO3 on SrTiO3(001) using an oblique-incidence reflectance difference technique (PDF)," with H.B. Lu, Guo-Zhen Yang, Zhi-Yuan Li, Ben-Yuan Gu, and Dao-Zhong Zhang, Phys. Rev. B 57, 2514 (1998).

"An optical differential reflectance study of adsorption and desorption of xenon and deuterium on Ni(111) (PDF)," with A. Wong, Appl. Phys. A 63, 1 (1996).