Model adsorption potentials for He and Ne on graphite

Flavio Toigo, Milton Walter Cole

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Calculations are presented concerning the adsorption of the atoms He and Ne on graphite. The ingredients of the potential are a repulsion obtained from the effective-medium theory, an anisotropic van der Waals dipolar attraction between atoms, and a quadrupole dispersion interaction. It is shown that alternative plausible models are compatible with experimental data obtained with atom and neutron scattering and adsorption isotherms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6989-6992
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review B
Issue number10
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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