Coupling of phonons to a helium atom adsorbed on graphite

R. D. Williams, M. W. Cole, S. E. Koonin

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Abstract

We compute the self-energy for a He4 atom adsorbed on graphite to second order in the phonon coupling. The phonon contributions amount to several degrees Kelvin. The imaginary part corresponds to a lifetime of some 10-11 s.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1076-1080
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume28
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

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helium atoms
adatoms
phonons
graphite
life (durability)
energy

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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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Williams, R. D., Cole, M. W., & Koonin, S. E. (1983). Coupling of phonons to a helium atom adsorbed on graphite. Physical Review B, 28(2), 1076-1080. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.28.1076
Williams, R. D. ; Cole, M. W. ; Koonin, S. E. / Coupling of phonons to a helium atom adsorbed on graphite. In: Physical Review B. 1983 ; Vol. 28, No. 2. pp. 1076-1080.
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Williams, RD, Cole, MW & Koonin, SE 1983, 'Coupling of phonons to a helium atom adsorbed on graphite', Physical Review B, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 1076-1080. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.28.1076

Coupling of phonons to a helium atom adsorbed on graphite. / Williams, R. D.; Cole, M. W.; Koonin, S. E.

In: Physical Review B, Vol. 28, No. 2, 01.01.1983, p. 1076-1080.

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