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The European Physical Journal B - Condensed Matter and Complex Systems

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 267-268

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Molecular resolution of an organic monolayer by dynamic AFM

  • B. GotsmannAffiliated withPhysikalisches Institut, Universität Münster, 48149 Münster, Germany
  • , C. SchmidtAffiliated withPhysikalisches Institut, Universität Münster, 48149 Münster, Germany
  • , C. SeidelAffiliated withPhysikalisches Institut, Universität Münster, 48149 Münster, Germany
  • , H. FuchsAffiliated withPhysikalisches Institut, Universität Münster, 48149 Münster, Germany

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Abstract:

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.

PACS. 61.16.Ch Scanning probe microscopy: scanning tunneling, atomic force, scanning optical, magnetic force, etc. - 68.55.-a Thin film structure and morphology