An ultrahigh vacuum scanning tunneling microscope for in situ studies of thin-film growth

Witt, Ch.; Mick, U.; Bode, M.; Weisendanger, R.
March 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Mar97, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p1455
Academic Journal
Develops an ultrahigh vacuum (UHV) scanning tunneling microscope design for in situ investigations of thin-film growth. Retraction of the sample by means of the coarse positioning motor under a certain angle with respect to the piezotube scanner; Enabling of normal film deposition; Exclusion of any interaction between the evaporation beam and the tip.


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