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January 2007

Monolayer of Methyl Bromide


Home Built VT UHV Besocke Style STM

SPM 1000 Control System

Description :
A full coverage of methyl bromide molecules adsorbed onto a Pt(111) surface. The unit cell of the (6×3) arrangment (outlined in red), occupies two top sites and two three fold hollow sites, where all molecules are alinged with the C-Br bond parallel to the surface normal.

T. Schwendemann & T. Kunstmann – University of Virginia