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M. Puisto, K. Pussi, M. Alatalo, D. Hesp, V.R. Dhanak, C.A. Lucas and Y. Grunder, LEED – IV and DFT study of the co-adsorption of chlorine and water on Cu(100), Surface Science,

LEED – IV and DFT study of the co-adsorption of chlorine and water on Cu(100)

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Author: Puisto, Mikko1; Pussi, Katariina1; Alatalo, Matti1,2;
Organizations: 1LUT School of Engineering Science, Lappeenranta University of Technology, P.O. Box 20, FIN-53851 Lappeenranta, Finland
2Theoretical Physics Research Unit, University of Oulu, P.O. Box 8000, FI-90014, Finland
3Department of Physics, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK
4School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, Oxford road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
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Version: accepted version
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Language: English
Published: Elsevier, 2017
Publish Date: 2019-03-01


We have studied the adsorption of water on a Cl covered Cu(100) surface using both low energy electron diffraction (LEED) experiments and density functional theory (DFT) calculations. On the Cu{100}-c(2×2)-Cl surface water is shown to form a bilayer, which is weakly bound to the surface.

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Series: Surface science. A journal devoted to the physics and chemistry of interfaces
ISSN: 0039-6028
ISSN-E: 0039-6028
ISSN-L: 0039-6028
Volume: 657
Issue: March
Pages: 51 - 57
DOI: 10.1016/j.susc.2016.11.005
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 114 Physical sciences
Funding: The work was supported in part by the Academy of Finland through grant 135102.
Academy of Finland Grant Number: 135102
Detailed Information: 135102 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
Copyright information: © 2017. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license