Theory of charge transfer at surfaces and interfaces

Arthur J Freeman*, C. L. Fu, E. Wimmer

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Abstract

Surfaces and interfaces are important for both science and technology. Stimulated and challenged by sophisticated experimental techniques applied to their study on well prepared and characterized materials, theory - especially local density electronic structure theory - has responded in what may be called a dramatic fashion. This paper describes some aspects of the present state of self-consistent all-electron local density theory for treating surfaces, interfaces and overlayers. Following a review of the methodology, results of detailed calculations on representative specific systems are presented which illustrate the important role of charge transfer; the understanding acquired from these studies will be described and discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)201-208
Number of pages8
JournalNuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, B
Volume27
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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