Two-directional N2 desorption in thermal dissociation of N2O on Rh(110), Ir(110), and Pd(110) at low temperatures

H. Horino, I. Rzenicka, A. Kokalj, I. Kobal, Y. Ohno, A. Hiratsuka, T. Matsushima

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Abstract

The angular distribution of desorbing N2 in N2O dissociation on Rh(110), Ir(110), and Pd(110) was studied using angle-resolved thermal desorption. The N2 emission was explained to be due to decomposition of N2O molecules oriented along the [100] direction, in which a nascent oxygen atom provided a surface parallel momentum to desorbing N2. N2 showed four desorption peaks in the range of 110-200 K.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1592-1596
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Vacuum Science and Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces and Films
Volume20
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Sep

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films

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