Numéro
J. Phys. Colloques
Volume 42, Numéro C6, Décembre 1981
International Conference on Phonon Physics
Page(s) C6-807 - C6-809
DOI https://doi.org/10.1051/jphyscol:19816237
International Conference on Phonon Physics

J. Phys. Colloques 42 (1981) C6-807-C6-809

DOI: 10.1051/jphyscol:19816237

HOW MUCH INFORMATION CAN LOW ENERGY ION SCATTERING GIVE ABOUT SURFACE PHONONS ?

D.J. Martin1 et R.P. Walker2

1  Department of Pure and Applied Physics, University of Salford, Salford, Lancashire MS 4WT, U.K.
2  Daresbury Laboratory, SERC, Warrington WA4 4AD, U.K.


Abstract
Using correlation coefficients calculated in the Born von-Kármán model, the temperature variation of low energy ion scattering spectra is shown to be capable of giving information on surface Debye temperatures but not on detailed aspects of surface phonons.