Scanning tunneling microscopy of the surface morphology of YBa[sub 2]Cu[sub 3]O[sub x] thin

Moreland, John; Rice, Paul; Russek, S.E.; Jeanneret, B.; Roshko, A.; Ono, R.H.; Rudman, D.A.
December 1991
Applied Physics Letters;12/2/1991, Vol. 59 Issue 23, p3039
Academic Journal
Reports the scanning tunneling microscopy of the surface morphology of YBa[sub 2]Cu[sub 3]O[sub x] (YBCO) thin films. Display of different growth mechanisms; Images of YBCO films sputter deposited onto MgO and SrTiO; Observation of anomalous tunneling conductance near the growth steps edge.


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