TITLE

An ultrahigh vasuum high speed scanning tunneling microscope

AUTHOR(S)
Curtis, Robert; Mitsui, Toshiyuki
PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jul97, Vol. 68 Issue 7, p2790
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the development of an ultrahigh vacuum high speed scanning tunneling microscope (STM) which is based on a prototype STM that operates in air. High speed STM construction; Prototype's operation with a tip scan speed up to 10[sup 5] nanometer per second; Development of real time videos of nickel and gold at rates up to 15 hertz.
ACCESSION #
4272747

 

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