Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

Edited By

  • Joseph Stroscio, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • William Kaiser, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Thomas Lucatorto, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, U.S.A.
  • Marc De Graef, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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Graduate students in physical science and engineering, especially surface science.


Book information

  • Published: September 1994
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-674050-9

Table of Contents

ContributorsPrefaceList of Volumes in Treatise1. Theory of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy. by J. Tersoff and N.D. Lang1.1 Basic Principles1.2 Theory of STm Imaging1.3 Metal Surfaces: STM as Surface Topography1.4 Semiconducting Surfaces: Role of Surface Electronic Structure 1.5 Adsorbates on Metal Surfaces1.6 Close Approach of the Tip: The Strong-Coupling Regime1.7 Tunneling Spectroscopy1.8 Mechanical Tip-Sampling Interactions References2. Design Considerations for an STM System. by S.-I. Park and R.C. Barrett2.1 Introduction2.2 Thworetical Considerations2.3 Mechanical Structure and Components2.4 Control Electronics2.5 Common Problems and Further ImprovementsAcknowledgmentsReferences3. Extensions of STM. by H.K. Wickramasinghe 3.1 Introduction3.2 Historical3.3 STM and Some Extensions3.4 Near-Field Thermal Microscopy and Extensions3.5 Scanning Force Microscopy and Applications3.6 ConclusionReferences4. Methods of Tunneling Spectroscopy. by J.A. Stroscio and R.M.Feenstra4.1 Instrumentation4.2 General Current versus Voltage Characteristics4.3 Voltage-Dependent Imaging Measurements4.4 Fixed Separation I-V Measurements4.5 Variable Separation MeasurementsReferences5. Semiconductor Surfaces.5.1 Silicon by R. Becker and R. Wolkow,References5.2 Germanium by R. BeckerReferences5.3 Gallium Arsenide by R. M. Feenstra and J. A. StrocioReferences6. Metal Surfaces. by Y. Kuk6.1 Introduction6.2 Corrugation Amplitudes and the Tunneling Tip6.3 Tunneling Spectroscopy of Metal Surfaces6.4 Clean Metal Surfaces6.5 Adsorbate on Metal Surfaces6.6 ConclusionAcknowledgmentReferences7. Ballistic Electron Emission Microscopy. by L.D. Bell, W.J. Kaiser, M.H. Hecht, and L.C. Davis7.1 Introduction7.2 Theory7.3 Experimental Details7.4 Results7.5 ConclusionsAcknowledgmentReferences8 Charge-Density Waves. by R.V. Coleman, Z. Dai, W.W.McNairy, C.G. Slough, and C. Wang8.1 Transition Metal Chalcogenides8.2 Charge-Density Wave Formation8.3 Charge-Density Wave in Transition Metal Chalcogenides8.4 Experimental STM and AFM Response to CDW Structures8.5 Experimentsl Techniques8.6 1T Phase Transition Metal Dichalcogenides8.7 2H Phase Transition Metal Dichalcogenides8.8 4Hb Phase Transition Metal Dichalcogenides8.9 Linear Chain Transition Metal Traichalcogenides8.10 ConclusionsAcknowledgmentsReferences9. Superconductors by H.F. Hess9.1 Introduction9.2 The Superconducting State9.3 Experimentsl Techniques for STM on Superconductors9.4 Spectrum in Zero Fiels9.5 Vortex Data9.6 Interpretation9.7 ConclusionReferencesINDEX