Surface studies by optical second-harmonic generation: The adsorption of O2, CO, and sodium on the Rh(111) surface

H. W K Tom, C. M. Mate, X. D. Zhu, J. E. Crowell, T. F. Heinz, G. A. Somorjai, Y. R. Shen

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Abstract

Optical second-harmonic generation is used to study the adsorption of atomic and diatomic species on a well characterized Rh(111) crystal surface in ultrahigh vacuum. The results correlate well with those obtained by other surface probes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)348-351
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume52
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1984

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    Tom, H. W. K., Mate, C. M., Zhu, X. D., Crowell, J. E., Heinz, T. F., Somorjai, G. A., & Shen, Y. R. (1984). Surface studies by optical second-harmonic generation: The adsorption of O2, CO, and sodium on the Rh(111) surface. Physical Review Letters, 52(5), 348-351. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.52.348