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The Structure of the (100) Surface of Ag-In-Gd 1/1 Approximant

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Scanning tunneling microscopy is employed to characterise the structure and morphology of the (100) surface of the Ag-In-Gd 1/1 approximant. The surface prepared by the usual method of sputter-annealing produces step-terrace structure. Observed step heights are consistent with the lattice constant of the bulk. Scanning tunneling microscopy on terraces reveals cluster-like protrusions arranged with a square unit cell as expected from the bulk. It has not been possible to assign the terraces to the specific bulk planes because of lack of atomic resolution on terraces.
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479-481
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2014-08
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  • Surface Science Research Centre and Department of Physics, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK
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  • Surface Science Research Centre and Department of Physics, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK
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  • Surface Science Research Centre and Department of Physics, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK
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  • Surface Science Research Centre and Department of Physics, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK
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  • Department of Materials Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, Noda, Japan
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  • National Institute for Materials Science, Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, Japan
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  • Surface Science Research Centre and Department of Physics, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK
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