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Title :Scaling behavior of polished (110) single-crystal nickel surfaces
Authors :Saitou, Masatoshi
Hokama, M
Oshikawa, W
Issue Date :28-Dec-2001
Abstract :The kinetic surface roughening of the polished (110) plane of a single-crystal nickel is investigated using atomic force microscopy. The polished (110) surfaces exhibit the scaling behavior characterized by the roughness exponent alpha = 0.83 +/- 0.05, the growth exponent beta = 0.83 +/- 0.07 and the skewness = -0.52 +/- 0.06, whose values are compared with the theoretical values in statistical growth models in deposition. These characteristics indicate that the scaling behavior of the polished nickel surfaces can be related to a statistical growth model of nonlinear diffusion dynamics in deposition.
URL :http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01694332
Type Local :雑誌掲載論文
ISSN :0169-4332
Publisher :Elsevier Science B.V.
URI :http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12000/395
Citation :Applied Surface Science Vol.185 no.1-2 p.79 -83
Appears in Collections:Peer-reviewed Journal Articles (Faculty of Engineering)

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