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Basic principles (and vocabulary) necessary to begin modeling the rate of atom surface diffusion and thermal planarization of ground metal surfaces?

Background: Surface science experiments very often start with atomically smooth crystal surfaces as substrates. After one experiment ends the surface is sputter cleaned with cycles of keV energy argon ...
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Continuous Coordination Number Definition

I am interesting in quantifying the coordination number of some atoms in metals and am curious what approaches to defining a coordination number are possible for an atom. In particular, I am curious ...
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