Vacuum evaporation from finite surfaces

Algie S.H. (1976) Vacuum evaporation from finite surfaces. Vacuum, 26 12: 503-510. doi:10.1016/S0042-207X(76)81128-1

Author Algie S.H.
Title Vacuum evaporation from finite surfaces
Journal name Vacuum   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0042-207X
Publication date 1976
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S0042-207X(76)81128-1
Volume 26
Issue 12
Start page 503
End page 510
Total pages 8
Subject 2508 Surfaces, Coatings and Films
3104 Condensed Matter Physics
3105 Instrumentation
Abstract It is known that the evaporation rate is equal to the rate of phase transition only when the evaporating surface is small or when a condensing surface is placed very close to the evaporating surface. This paper describes a quantitative theory which predicts the rate of evaporation from a finite surface into a vacuum in the absence of such a condenser or other nearby surfaces. The predictions of the theory for finite surfaces have been confirmed by comparison with experimental data reported in the literature and, in the limiting case of an infinite surface, with the predictions of a previous theoretical study.
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