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Questions on STM

  1. Dec 9, 2009 #1
    Hi, I'm an undergrad getting my first taste of STM. I'm hoping somebody can give me some insight into the following:

    I'm wondering why graphite doesn't form a surface reconstructon. I know gold does to minimize tensile strain... I am wondering why this doesn't happen in graphite.
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2009
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 11, 2009 #2
    I would look into the structure of graphite.
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