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Step-edge structures on the anatase TiO2 (001) surface studied by atomic-resolution TEM and STM

Abstract

Low-coordinate surface sites, such as those present on high-index step edges, often exhibit chemical reactivity that markedly differs from more close-packed facets. To understand the site-specific reactivity, insight into the three-dimensional atomic arrangment of step-edges is needed. Here, we employ atomic-resolution transmission electron microscopy (TEM) of nanoparticles in combination with scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) of a single crystal surface to uncover the structure of prevalent step edges on the anatase TiO2 (001) surface.

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The article was accepted on 05 Jan 2018 and first published on 11 Jan 2018


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C7FD00222J
Citation: Faraday Discuss., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
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    Step-edge structures on the anatase TiO2 (001) surface studied by atomic-resolution TEM and STM

    M. Ek, I. Beinik, A. Bruix, S. Wendt, J. V. Lauritsen and S. Helveg, Faraday Discuss., 2018, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C7FD00222J

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