The Electric Field of CO Tips and Its Relevance for Atomic Force Microscopy.

@article{Ellner2016TheEF,
  title={The Electric Field of CO Tips and Its Relevance for Atomic Force Microscopy.},
  author={Michael Ellner and Niko Pavli{\vc}ek and Pablo Pou and Bruno Schuler and Nikolaj Moll and Gerhard Meyer and Leo Gross and Rub{\'e}n P{\'e}rez},
  journal={Nano letters},
  year={2016},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={1974-80}
}
Metal tips decorated with CO molecules have paved the way for an impressively high resolution in atomic force microscopy (AFM). Although Pauli repulsion and the associated CO tilting play a dominant role at short distances, experiments on polar and metallic systems show that electrostatic interactions are necessary to understand the complex contrast… CONTINUE READING