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September 2009

Cu2O-like Island Formations on Cu(100)

Microscope:
RHK Technology UHV 300 VT-STM

Onset of the Cu2O-like island formation on Cu (100) visualized by CCT-STM images recorded after the O2 exposure of 9.4 x 105 L (pO2 =3.7 10-2 mbar, TS=373 K).

Controls:
RHK Technology SPM 1000 Control System

Contributors:
K. Lahtonen, M. Hirsimaki, M. Lampimaki, and M. Valden – Surface Science Laboratory, Tampere University of Technology

Reference: THE JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS 129, 124703 2008