Molecular resolution of an organic monolayer by dynamic AFM

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We report molecularly resolved dynamic AFM-measurements of a monolayer of perylene-3,4,9,10-tetracarboxylic-3,4,9,10-dianhydride (PTCDA) epitaxially grown on Ag(110). Preparation and experiments were performed under UHV conditions. The frequency-modulation AFM technique was applied.

Received: 26 February 1998 / Revised: 13 May 1998 / Accepted: 8 June 1998