Microscopy, Scanning Tunneling

Known as: Microscopies, Scanning Tunneling, Tunnelling Microscopies, Scanning, Tunnelling Microscopy, Scanning 
A type of scanning probe microscopy in which a very sharp conducting needle is swept just a few angstroms above the surface of a sample. The tiny… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Graphene has demonstrated great promise for future electronics technology as well as fundamental physics applications because of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The practical realization of nanoscale electronics faces two major challenges: the precise engineering of the building blocks and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The identification of the active sites in heterogeneous catalysis requires a combination of surface sensitive methods and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In standard near-field scanning optical microscopy (NSOM), a subwavelength probe acts as an optical ‘stethoscope’ to map the near… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Confocal scanning microscopy, a form of optical sectioning microscopy, has radically transformed optical imaging in biology… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Magnetically engineered magnetic tunnel junctions (MTJs) show promise as non-volatile storage cells in high-performance solid… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Low scanning speed is a fundamental limitation of scanning tunneling microscopes ~STMs!, making real time imaging of surface… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
To the extent that tips are not perfectly sharp, images produced by scanned probe microscopies (SPM) such as atomic force… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The prospect of manipulating matter on the atomic scale has fascinated scientists for decades. This fascination may be motivated… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
We present a theory for tunneling between a real surface and a model probe tip, applicable to the recently developed "scanning… (More)
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