STM resolution

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does anyone have a link or a formula for calculating the resolution of a STM based on the tip size.
 

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LURCH
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According to this link and a couple others, the tip of a STM is a single protruding molecule and, under ideal conditions, can record the possition of individual molecules.

So I geuss the ratio of resolution to tip size is about 1/1.
 

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