Numéro
J. Phys. IV France
Volume 03, Numéro C7, Novembre 1993
The 3rd European Conference on Advanced Materials and Processes
Troisiéme Conférence Européenne sur les Matériaux et les Procédés Avancés
Page(s) C7-1971 - C7-1974
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/jp4:19937315
The 3rd European Conference on Advanced Materials and Processes
Troisiéme Conférence Européenne sur les Matériaux et les Procédés Avancés

J. Phys. IV France 03 (1993) C7-1971-C7-1974

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:19937315

Thermodynamic calculations of stannic oxide surfaces

P.A. MULHERAN1 and J.H. HARDING2

1  Dept. of Physics, University of Reading, Whiteknights, P.O. Box 220, Reading RG6 2AF, U.K.
2  Theoretical Studies Dept., AEA Technology, Harwell Laboratory, Didcot, Oxon OX11 0RA, U.K.


Abstract
We estimate the free energy of ionic surfaces using an Einstein model for the phonons in the vicinity of the surface. The free energy of three of the low energy surfaces ((00l), (211) and (110)) of stannic oxide is calculated.



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