Role of nonlinearities and initial prepatterned surfaces in nanobead formation by ion-beam bombardment of Au(001): experiments and theory

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dc.contributor.author Kim, J.H.
dc.contributor.author Kim, J.S.
dc.contributor.author Muñoz-García, Javier
dc.contributor.author Cuerno, Rodolfo
dc.date.accessioned 2015-12-21T10:44:52Z
dc.date.available 2015-12-21T10:44:52Z
dc.date.issued 2013-02-15
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Physical Review B.Condensed matter and materials physics 87 (2013) 8 (085438)
dc.identifier.issn 1098-0121 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 1550-235X (online)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/22118
dc.description.abstract Au(001) surfaces that have been prepatterned into a rippled morphology develop one-dimensional nanodot arrays (nanobeads) selectively along the ripples when bombarded with energetic ions at an angle that is normal to the average surface orientation. By quantifying the shape and morphology of these arrays, we show experimentally and by numerical simulations of an extended Kuramoto-Sivashinsky equation that the degree of one-dimensional order of the nanobeads can be optimized by considering initial rippled surfaces with various wavelength and roughness values. Our simulations employ physical units and use the experimental topographies as initial conditions. Such nonideal shapes are key to elucidating the influence of nonlinear effects (like conformal interface motion and local redeposition) since the early stages of the dynamics for these prepatterned systems. In spite of the fact that the evolution of the surface morphology becomes far from trivial under these circumstances, our continuum model is able to reproduce the experimental results quantitatively, in contrast to relevant alternative models in the context of surface nanopatterning by ion-beam bombardment.
dc.description.sponsorship This work was supported by NRF (Korea) Grant No. 20100010481 by MICINN (Spain) Grant No. FIS2009-12964- C05-01 and by MEC (Spain) Grants No. FIS2012-32349 and No. FIS2012-38866-C05-01. J.M.-G. was supported by MICINN (Spain) under the Juan de la Cierva program.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher American Physical Society
dc.rights © 2013 American Physical Society
dc.title Role of nonlinearities and initial prepatterned surfaces in nanobead formation by ion-beam bombardment of Au(001): experiments and theory
dc.type article
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dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.87.085438
dc.subject.eciencia Física
dc.subject.eciencia Matemáticas
dc.identifier.doi https://www.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.87.085438
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dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. FIS-2012-32349
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. FIS-2012-38866-C05-01
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. FIS-2009-12964-C05-01
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dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 1
dc.identifier.publicationissue 8(085438)
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 8
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Physical review. B. Condensed matter and materials physics
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 87
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000012873
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