Surfactant mediated electrochemical deposition of Ag on Au(111)

S. R. Brankovic, N. Dimitrov, Karl Sieradzki

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Abstract

Electrochemical surfactant mediated growth of Ag on Au(111) was investigated experimentally using in situ scanning tunneling microscopy. Almost ideal layer-by-layer growth of Ag was obtained using 0.8 of a monolayer of Pb as a surfactant. Atomically flat epitaxial Ag thin films, 200 monolayer in thickness were grown on Au(111) using this technique. Energy dispersive X-ray analysis and Rutherford backscattering spectrometry showed no traces of Pb in the Ag layers grown.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)443-445
Number of pages3
JournalElectrochemical and Solid-State Letters
Volume2
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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