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Simultaneous current-, force-, and work-function measurement with atomic resolution

Herz, Markus, Schiller, Christian H., Giessibl, Franz J. and Mannhart, Jochen (2005) Simultaneous current-, force-, and work-function measurement with atomic resolution. Applied Physics Letters 86 (15), 153101-1-153101-3.

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The local work function of a surface determines the spatial decay of the charge density at the Fermi level normal to the surface. Here, we present a method that enables simultaneous measurements of local work-function and tip-sample forces. A combined dynamic scanning tunneling microscope and atomic force microscope is used to measure the tunneling current between an oscillating tip and the ...


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Item type:Article
Date:4 April 2005
Institutions:Physics > Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics > Chair Professor Giessibl > Group Franz J. Giessibl
Projects:BMBF 13N6918
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Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 530 Physics
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Item ID:25324
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