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Self-Ordered Epitaxial Nanostructures Surface Science & Nanostructures Lab




Real lattice imaging in real time (Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, STM)
Real lattice imaging in real time (Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, STM)

Reciprocal lattice imaging (surface electron diffraction
Reciprocal lattice imaging (surface electron diffraction


Objectives:

tailoring desired properties in self-assembled functional nanostructure arrays (quantum dots and wires, nano-contacts, nano-magnets, etc.)


Tools of Surface Science:

Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM) Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy (STS) Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) Property measurements (magnetic, electronic, etc) (surface electron diffraction

Means:

Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) in Ultra-High Vacuum (UHV) on self-organized surfaces


Tools of Surface Science:

  • Reflection High-Energy Electron Diffraction (RHEED)

  • Low Energy Electron Diffraction (LEED)

  • Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES)

  • X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)


Examples:






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