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Title: Muonium diffusion dynamics in mercury oxide
Authors: Piroto Duarte, J. 
Gil, J. M. 
Alberto, H. V. 
Vilão, R. C. 
Weidinger, A. 
Ayres de Campos, N. 
Cox, S. F. J. 
Lord, J. S. 
Cottrell, S. P. 
Davis, E. A. 
Keywords: II-VI Semiconductors; Mercury oxide; Muonium diffusion
Issue Date: 2006
Citation: Physica B: Condensed Matter. 374-375:(2006) 423-425
Abstract: The diffusion dynamics of the neutral muonium state found in HgO is addressed in this work. We propose a hopping model for the diffusion, and use it to analyse time-domain [mu]SR data. It is found that the diffusion is an incoherent quantum process, with an activation energy of 5.2(2) meV. The analysis also points to the anti-bonding site as the best-suited candidate for the muon's localisation.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/4409
DOI: 10.1016/j.physb.2005.11.122
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FCTUC Física - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

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