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Coupling confined states in nanoporous molecular networks to an atomic force microscope

  title={Coupling confined states in nanoporous molecular networks to an atomic force microscope},
  author={Philipp D Astolfo and Xing Wang and Xunshan Liu and Marcin Kisiel and Carl Drechsel and Alexis Prof. Baratoff and Ulrich Aschauer and Silvio Decurtins and Shi‐Xia Liu and R{\'e}my Pawlak and Ernst Meyer},
Periodic confinement of surface electrons in atomic structures or extended nanoporous molecular networks is the archetype of a two-dimensional quantum dot (QD) superlattice. Yet, an electrical control of such an artificial lattice by external gating has never been demonstrated. Here we show the capacitive coupling between an atomic force microscope (AFM) and quantum states in highly crystalline nanoporous molecular networks on Ag(111). We characterize their local density of states (LDOS) using… 

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