Tunneling microscopy of graphite in air

Park, Sang-Il; Quate, C. F.
January 1986
Applied Physics Letters;1/13/1986, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p112
Academic Journal
Images of graphite have been recorded with a scanning tunneling microscope operating in air at ambient pressure. The results, which are in agreement with theory and previous experiments in vacuum, confirm that with a surface such as graphite the tunneling microscopy in air can be used to examine the geometry of the surface with a resolution that is less than 2 Ã….


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