TITLE

Threshold height for movement of C[sub 60] molecules on Si(111)-7X7 with a scanning tunneling

AUTHOR(S)
Maruno, S.; Inanaga, K.
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/6/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p1339
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Employs scanning tunneling microscope for intentional movement of C[sub 60] molecules adsorbed in silicon(111)-7X7 surface. Existence of threshold height for the movement process; Estimation of the threshold from a planar electrode model; Importance of proximity between mechanical probe and C[sub 60] molecules for movement of molecules to occur.
ACCESSION #
4218027

 

Related Articles

  • DFT study of BaTiO3 (001) surface with O and O2 adsorption. Rakotovelo, G.; Moussounda, P. S.; Haroun, M. F.; Légaré, P.; Rakotomahevitra, A.; Parlebas, J. C. // European Physical Journal B -- Condensed Matter;Jun2007, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p291 

    Progress of scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) allowed to handle various molecules adsorbed on a given surface. New concepts emerged with molecules on surfaces considered as nano machines by themselves. In this context, a thorough knowledge of surfaces and adsorbed molecules at an atomic scale...

  • Researchers move molecule at room temperature with STM.  // R&D Magazine;Mar96, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p11 

    Reports that scientists at IBM's research lab in Zurich, have used a scanning tunneling microscope (STM), to move and position individual molecules at room temperature. Selection of a 173-atom organic molecule.

  • Negative differential-resistance device involving two C[sub 60] molecules. Zeng, Changgan; Changgan Zeng; Wang, Haiqian; Haiqian Wang; Wang, Bing; Bing Wang; Yang, Jinlong; Jinlong Yang; Hou, J. G.; Hou, J.G. // Applied Physics Letters;11/27/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 22 

    Negative differential-resistance (NDR) molecular device is realized involving two C[sub 60] molecules, one is adsorbed on the tip of a scanning tunneling microscope and the other is on the surface of the hexanethiol self-assembled monolayer. The narrow local density of states features near the...

  • Low temperature manipulation of big molecules in constant height mode. Moresco, Francesca; Meyer, Gerhard; Rieder, Karl-Heinz; Tang, Hao; Gourdon, André; Joachim, Christian // Applied Physics Letters;1/15/2001, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p306 

    The possibility of extending the lateral manipulation process performed with the tip of a scanning tunneling microscope at low temperature to large molecules is demonstrated. Single Cu-TBPP molecules deposited on a Cu substrate were manipulated by means of the interaction between the molecule...

  • Anomalous distance dependence in scanning tunneling microscopy. Bryant, A.; Smith, D. P. E.; Binnig, G.; Harrison, W. A.; Quate, C. F. // Applied Physics Letters;10/13/1986, Vol. 49 Issue 15, p936 

    In this work it is found experimentally that the appearance of surfaces in scanning tunneling microscope (STM) images can change drastically as the distance between the STM tip and sample is varied. Defects are found on gold-sputtered graphite samples which appear as protrusions in charge...

  • Clean GaP(001)-(4x2) and H[sub 2]S-treated (1x2)S surface structures studied by scanning.... Sanada, N.; Shimomura, M. // Applied Physics Letters;9/4/1995, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p1432 

    Examines the use of scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) in the study of clean GaP(001)-(4x2) and H[sub 2]S-treated (1x2)S surface structures. Images of the reconstructed GaAs(100) surface with three gallium dimers; Observations using reflection high-energy electron diffraction; Application of...

  • Ideal hydrogen termination of Si(001) surface by wet-chemical preparation. Morita, Yukinori; Tokumoto, Hiroshi // Applied Physics Letters;10/30/1995, Vol. 67 Issue 18, p2654 

    Prepares a nearly ideal silicon(001) surface by a wet-chemical method. Introduction of the HF:HCl=1:19 solution; Examination of the surface by scanning tunneling microscopy; Suppression of the (111) facet formation.

  • Scanning tunneling microscope. Park, Sang-il; Quate, C. F. // Review of Scientific Instruments;Nov87, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p2010 

    This article describes the design of a scanning tunneling microscope (STM) which is suitable for surface science work. Various concepts in mechanical structure and electronic circuitry of the STM have been pursued to optimize its performance. This STM has been designed especially to meet the...

  • Assembly of Chiral Amino-Acids at Surfaces from a Single Molecule Perspective: Proline on Cu(110). Forster, M.; Dyer, M.; Persson, M.; Raval, R. // Topics in Catalysis;Mar2011, Vol. 54 Issue 1-4, p13 

    We present a molecule-by-molecule mapping of an amino-acid monolayer on a Cu(110) surface in which individual molecular configuration, bonding and adsorption footprints are identified. This detailed mapping provides direct evidence that the (4 × 2) structures of enantiopure and racemic...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics