Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Fabricating nanoscale structures on Au surface with scanning tunneling microscope

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Bessho, K. ; Sony Corporation Research Center, 174 Fujitsuka‐cho, Hodogaya‐ku, Yokohama 240, Japan ; Hashimoto, S.

Your organization might have access to this article on the publisher's site. To check, click on this link:http://dx.doi.org/+10.1063/1.112770 

Nanometer‐scale pits and mounds were fabricated on Au surface with a scanning tunneling microscope (STM) by applying voltage pulses between the PtIr tip and the substrate. Applying a positive pulse to the substrate generated a pit on the surface with high probability, while a negative pulse formed a mound. The mechanism of structure formation is inferred to be field evaporation, and the polarity dependence is related to the high threshold value of the PtIr alloy tip for negative field evaporation. Furthermore, the fabricated mound could be removed by applying a positive pulse, suggesting that the STM voltage pulse method may be applied to rewritable ultrahigh density recording. © 1994 American Institute of Physics.

Published in:

Applied Physics Letters  (Volume:65 ,  Issue: 17 )

Date of Publication:

Oct 1994

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.