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High resolution angle-resolved photoemission study of hightemperature superconductors: charge-ordering, bilayer splitting andelectron-phonon coupling

Description: The latest development of angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES) technique has seen extremely high energy resolution and momentum resolution, as well as multiple angle detection. These advancements have led to new findings through efficient Fermi surface mapping, fine electronic structure resolving, and direct determination of electron self-energy. In this paper, we will highlight some recent high resolution ARPES work on high temperature superconductors. These include: (1) charge-ordering and evolution of electronic structure with doping; (2) bilayer splitting and Fermi surface topology of Bi2212; and (3) strong electron phonon coupling and electron electron interaction in high temperature superconductors.
Date: July 7, 2003
Creator: Zhou, Xingjiang; Hussain, Zahid & Shen, Zhi-xun
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Interlayer Interaction and Electronic Screening in MultilayerGraphene

Description: The unusual transport properties of graphene are the direct consequence of a peculiar bandstructure near the Dirac point. We determine the shape of the {pi} bands and their characteristic splitting, and find the transition from two-dimensional to bulk character for 1 to 4 layers of graphene by angle-resolved photoemission. By detailed measurements of the {pi} bands we derive the stacking order, layer-dependent electron potential, screening length and strength of interlayer interaction by comparison with tight binding calculations, yielding a comprehensive description of multilayer graphene's electronic structure.
Date: June 7, 2007
Creator: Ohta, Taisuke; Bostwick, Aaron; McChesney, J.L.; Seyller, Thomas; Horn, Karsten & Rotenberg, Eli
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The Dependence of the Oxidation Enhancement of InP(100) Surface on the Coverage of the Adsorbed Cs

Description: We report the oxidation of the InP(100) surface promoted by adsorbed Cs by synchrotron radiation photoemission. Oxygen exposure causes reduction of the charge transferred to the InP substrate from Cs and the growth of indium oxide and phosphorous oxide. The oxide growth displays a clear dependence on the Cs coverage. The oxidation of phosphorous is negligible up to 1000 L of O{sub 2} exposure when the Cs coverage is less than half a monolayer (ML), but the formation of the second half monolayer of Cs greatly accelerates the oxidation. This different enhancement of the InP oxidation by the first and the second half monolayer of Cs is due to the double layer structure of the adsorbed Cs atoms, and consequently the higher 6s electron density in the Cs atoms when Cs coverage is larger than 0.5 ML.
Date: June 7, 2010
Creator: Sun, Yun
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Linear and circular dichroism in angle resolved Fe 3p photomission. Revision 1

Description: Using a recently developed spin-polarized, fully relativistic, multiple scattering approach based on the layer KKR Green function method, we have reproduced the Fe 3p angle-resolved soft x-ray photoemission spectra and analyzed the associated large magnetic dichroism effects for excitation with both linearly and circularly polarized light. Comparison between theory and experiment yields a spin-orbit splitting of 1.0--1.2 eV and an exchange splitting of 0.9-- 1.0 eV for Fe 3p. These values are 50--100% larger than those hitherto obtained experimentally.
Date: December 7, 1994
Creator: Tamura, E.; Waddill, G.D.; Tobin, J.G. & Sterne, P.A.
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A photoemission investigation of compound semiconductor monodisperse clusters

Description: We have used synchrotron radiation photoemission to probe the valence and core level electronic structure of compound-semiconductor monodisperse clusters (nanocrystals). These clusters exhibited a 10% or less variation relative to the mean diameter and were attached to the metal substrates via alkane chains. Direct evidence of gap broadening due to size variation in CdS clusters was observed. The novel utilization of alkane chain attachment is the key to eliminating the otherwise debilitating problem of sample charging, as occurs with powders. The quality of sample preparation was confirmed by other methods such as transmission electron microscopy, Raman scattering and x-ray diffraction. This work provides a direct link between photoemission studies of expitaxial ultra-thin films of compound semiconductors, the photon-spectroscopy measurements of cluster powders and the existing theories of quantum confinement in reduced dimensionality structures. 5 refs., 2 figs.
Date: December 7, 1990
Creator: Tobin, J.G. (Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (USA)); Colvin, V.L. & Alivisatos, A.P. (California Univ., Berkeley, CA (USA))
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