Clément Didiot

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The transition-metal dichalcogenide 1T-TiSe2 is a quasi-two-dimensional layered material with a charge density wave (CDW) transition temperature of T(CDW) ≈ 200 K. Self-doping effects for crystals grown at different temperatures introduce structural defects, modify the temperature-dependent resistivity, and strongly perturbate the CDW phase. Here, we study(More)
Using angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy we investigate the electronic valence band structure of the Si(331)-(12 × 1) surface reconstruction for which we recently proposed a structural model containing silicon pentamers as elementary structural building blocks. We find that this surface, reported to be metallic in a previous study, shows a clear band(More)
Driven by the reduction of dangling bonds and the minimization of surface stress, reconstruction of silicon surfaces leads to a striking diversity of outcomes. Despite this variety even very elaborate structures are generally comprised of a small number of structural building blocks. We here identify important elementary building blocks and discuss their(More)
High-resolution photoemission of the Sn 4d core level of Sn/Ge(111)-(3x3) resolves three main components in the line shape, which are assigned to each of the three Sn atoms that form the unit cell. The line shape found is in agreement with an initial state picture and supports that the two down atoms are inequivalent. In full agreement with these results,(More)
  • R Cortés, A Tejeda, +5 authors A Mascaraque
  • 2006
We report an investigation on the properties of 0.33 ML of Sn on Ge(111) at temperatures down to 5 K. Low-energy electron diffraction and scanning tunneling microscopy show that the (3x3) phase formed at approximately 200 K, reverts to a new ((square root 3)x(square root 3))R30 degrees phase below 30 K. The vertical distortion characteristic of the (3x3)(More)
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