Atomic Resonant Tunneling in the Surface Diffusion of H Atoms on Pt(111)

@article{Bi2020AtomicRT,
  title={Atomic Resonant Tunneling in the Surface Diffusion of H Atoms on Pt(111)},
  author={Cheng Bi and Yong Yang},
  journal={arXiv: Materials Science},
  year={2020}
}
The quantum motions of hydrogen (H) atoms play an important role in the dynamical properties and functionalities of condensed phase materials as well as biological systems. In this work, based on the transfer matrix method and first-principles calculations, we study the dynamics of H atoms on Pt(111) surface and numerically calculate the quantum probability of H transferring across the surface potential fields. Atomic resonant tunneling (ART) is demonstrated along a number of diffusion pathways… 

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