Image of the Month

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Image of the Month
Posted Date: November 1, 2005
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Microscope:
RHK UHV 400
Controls:
SPM 1000

Description:
Indium-enriched islands in a ß2(2×4) reconstruction contrast with the (nx3) reconstruction of the underlying terrace in this GaAs/InAs short period superlattice.

Courtesy of:
C. Pearson
J. Mirecki-Millinchuk University of Michigan

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Image of the Month
Posted Date: October 1, 2005
PanScan Freedom Helium Free

Microscope:
RHK UHV 350
Controls:
SPM 1000

Description:
STM image of decagonal
Al-Ni-Co quasicrystal surface, showing both of periodicity and aperiodicity on the surface. Taken with an RHK UHV 350.

Courtesy of:
M. Salmeron, Jeong Young Park, D. Ogletree,
P. Canfield, C. Jenks and
P. Thiel

Lawrence Berkley Lab, University of California

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Image of the Month
Posted Date: September 1, 2005
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Microscope:
Homebuilt LT STM
Controls:
SPM 1000

Description:
Conductivity (dI/dV) map at zero bias showing location of vortices in
NbSe2 superconductor acquired at 400 mK and field of 0.5 T. Image size 250 nmx250 nm taken with combined SPM100/Unisoku system.

Courtesy of:
Tetsuo Hanaguri
RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)

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Image of the Month
Posted Date: August 1, 2005
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Microscope:
RHK UHV 350
Controls:
RHK PLLPro™ + SPM 1000

Description:
S. Hirth, F. Ostendorf, M. Reichling (Universität Osnabrück)

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