Accession Number:

ADA248342

Title:

Zee Star Analysis

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Mar-Sep 1989

Corporate Author:

WISCONSIN UNIV-MILWAUKEE DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

Forces contributing to the effective valence Z in electromigration have been theoretically studied for the following systems An impurity in the vicinity of, a grain boundary, an impurity in the vicinity of a dislocation, and impurity in a disordered system. The presence of a grain boundary or dislocation was found to change Z and the residual resistivity by an amount on the order of 10 to 50. The local transport field in mesoscopic systems was investigated, and the calculations suggest that the scanning tunneling microscope can effectively probe this field. Non-adiabatic recoil effects in the wind force exerted on an impurity were also considered. Electromigration, Effective valence, Mesoscopic systems, Electron transport theory.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE