Tip-induced anodization of titanium surfaces by scanning tunneling microscopy: A humidity effect

Sugimura, Hiroyuki; Uchida, Tatsuya; Kitamura, Noboru; Masuhara, Hiroshi
August 1993
Applied Physics Letters;8/30/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p1288
Academic Journal
Uses scanning tunneling microscope for tip-induced anodization of titanium (Ti) surfaces. Factors affecting the spatial resolution of fabricated patterns; Role of the amount of adsorbed water on the Ti surface in controlling the resolution; Deterioration of the resolution with increasing humidity.


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