Method to characterize the vibrational response of a beetle type scanning tunneling microscope

Behler, Stefan; Rose, Mark K.; Ogletree, D. Frank; Salmeron, Miquel
January 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jan1997, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p124
Academic Journal
Describes a method for analyzing the external vibrations and intrinsic mechanical resonances affecting scanning probe microscopes by using the microscope as an accelerometer. Resonance modes of the beetle type scanning tunneling microscope (STM) head; Tunnel current noise measurements; Accelerometer measurements.


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