Surface Chemistry

Title Time Location Syllabus Instructor
Surface Chemistry - One section offered
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Hach 1222
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(3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. F., offered even-numbered years. Prereq: CHEM 324
Gas-surface interactions and techniques of characterization. Idealized surface lattices, surface tension, Wulff plots, work function, adsorbate-adsorbate interactions, 2D phase diagrams, diffusion, thin film growth, adsorption and desorption mechanisms/energetics/kinetics, adsorption isotherms, vacuum techniques, electron- and ion-based spectroscopies for surface analysis (including AES, FIM, XPS, UPS, EXAFS, EELS, SIMS, LEED and STM).