Nonequilibrium surface growth in a hybrid inorganic-organic system

  title={Nonequilibrium surface growth in a hybrid inorganic-organic system},
  author={Nicola Kleppmann and Sabine H. L. Klapp},
  journal={Physical Review B},
Using kinetic Monte Carlo simulations, we show that molecular morphologies found in non-equilibrium growth can be strongly different from those at equilibrium. We study the prototypical hybrid inorganic-organic system 6P on ZnO(10-10) during thin film adsorption, and find a wealth of phenomena including re-entrant growth, a critical adsorption rate and observables that are non-monotonous with the adsorption rate. We identify the transition from lying to standing molecules with a critical… 
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