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Image of the Month
Posted Date: March 1, 2007
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Microscope:
RHK QuadraProbe Four-Point Cryogenic Multisystem

Controls:
SPM 1000 Control System

Description :
STM image of yttrium nanowires grown on Si(100). Image was taken at 10 K Sample bias: 2.0 V Tunneling current: 0.18 nA Scan size: 140 nm x 140 nm

Tae-Hwan Kim, An-Ping Li and John Wendelken Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Image of the Month
Posted Date: February 1, 2007
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Microscope:
USM-1300

Controls:
SPM 1000 Control System

Description :
Bismuth Strontium Calcium Copper Oxide (BSCCO) superconductor imaged at 6K Francis Niestemski, Shankar Kunwar and Vidya Madhavan

Boston College

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Image of the Month
Posted Date: January 1, 2007
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Microscope:
Home Built VT UHV Besocke Style STM

Controls:
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

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Image of the Month
Posted Date: December 1, 2006
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Microscope:
RHK Technology UHV 300

Controls:
SPM 1000 Control System

Description:
Si(111) 7×7 reconstruction imaged at 1000 K. The lack of distortion in the unit cell illustrates minimal thermal drift exists at this elevated temperature.

Dr. Xue Kun, Prof. Xu Jian Bin – The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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