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November 2006

Pb on Si(111)

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Microscope:
Unisoku Ultrahigh LT-STM

Controls:
SPM 1000 Control System

Description :
Uniform Pb nanowires of magic thickness on Si(111) controlled by elastic interaction and quantum size effects.

L. L. Wang, X. C. Ma, P. Jiang, Y. S. Fu, S. H. Ji, J. F. Jia, and Q. K. Xue – Institute of Physics, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing – Department of PHysics, Tsinghua University, Beijing