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Theory of the STM technique

  1. May 14, 2005 #1
    hi to everyone!
    who can help me with a almost and understandable complete theory of Scanning tunneling Microscopy technique?
    with my best wishes
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  3. May 15, 2005 #2


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    There are entire books written on the theory of STM.

    From: http://www.chemistry.adelaide.edu.au/external/soc-rel/content/stm.htm
    More detailed explanation :

    Tutorials and problems :

    IBM Almaden Labs uses the STM as a materials synthesis tool (to perform atomic re-arrangements) - their image gallery is really neat :
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