We show that a monolayer grating of CO on Ni(111) can be generated by laser desorption using two interfering laser pulses and detected and characterized in situ by surface second-harmonic generation.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 7, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: March 2, 1989
Published: May 15, 1989
X. D. Zhu and Y. R. Shen, "Generation and detection of a monolayer grating by laser desorption and second-harmonic generation: CO on Ni(111)," Opt. Lett. 14, 503-505 (1989)