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

Maruno, S.; Inanaga, K.
September 1993
Applied Physics Letters;9/6/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p1339
Academic Journal
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.


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