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Chapter 3

Scanning Tunneling Microscopy of Surfaces and Nanostructures

The Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM) was invented in 1981 by a team including Gerd Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratories. The first publications showing atomic resolution appeared in 1982,1 and the pair were awarded the Nobel Prize for their invention in 1986 together...

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Print publication date
31 Aug 2007
Copyright year
2007
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-241-8
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978-1-84755-792-6