TITLE

Cryostat for in situ scanning tunneling microscopy studies of film growth at low temperatures

AUTHOR(S)
Ekinci, K.L.; Valles Jr., J.M.
PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Nov97, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p4152
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a low temperature scanning tunneling microscope (STM) system which is designed to study film growth at very low substrate temperatures. Tripod design with the addition of a sample manipulator; Thermal deposition of a metal film on a conducting or an insulating substrate held at cryogenic temperatures.
ACCESSION #
4320586

 

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