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Revealing the Angular Symmetry of Chemical Bonds by Atomic Force Microscopy

Welker, Joachim and Giessibl, Franz J. (2012) Revealing the Angular Symmetry of Chemical Bonds by Atomic Force Microscopy. Science 336 (608), pp. 444-449.

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We have measured the angular dependence of chemical bonding forces between a carbon monoxide molecule that is adsorbed to a copper surface and the terminal atom of the metallic tip of a combined scanning tunneling microscope and atomic force microscope. We provide tomographic maps of force and current as a function of distance that revealed the emergence of strongly directional chemical bonds as ...


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Item type:Article
Date:27 April 2012
Institutions:Physics > Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics > Chair Professor Giessibl > Group Franz J. Giessibl
Projects:SFB 689: Spinphänomene in reduzierten Dimensionen, GRK 1570, Elektronische Eigenschaften von Nanostrukturen auf Kohlenstoff-Basis
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Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 530 Physics
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:24414
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