Direct atomic images of dislocation motion caused by image force near surfaces of Pd crystal

Ye Hengqiang, Ning Xiaoguang, David Smith

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Abstract

The motion of a Lomer dislocation near clean [Equation found] surface of the Pd metal was observed in situ at the atomic level by surface profíle imaging technique. The observed distances between the location of the Lomer dislocation and the surface was just covered by the calculated critical range l, within which the image force alone may become the cause of dislocation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-304
Number of pages4
JournalChinese Physics Letters
Volume9
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1992

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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