Image of the Month

October 2006

17 Fe atoms on Cu(111)

Microscope:
Home Built UHV 4K STM

Controls:
SPM 1000 Control System

The experiment was carried out in UHV with a home build 4K STM using a Femto preamplifier and the RHK SPM1000. The images shows 17 Fe atoms on Cu(111) which were laterally manipulated with the STM to form the letters PI.

T. Balashov, A. Takacs, W. Wulfhekel Physikalisches Institut Universität Karlsruhe (TH) Wolfgang Geade Strasse 1 76131 Karlsruhe Germany