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Electrochemical Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

  • Tomoaki NishinoEmail author
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Abstract

EC-STM directly visualizes atomic structures of solid surfaces and a variety of adsorbates thereon in electrolyte solutions. The working principle is based on electron tunneling, being the same as STM: the tunneling current flowing between the sample surface and atomically sharp tip is probed.

Keywords

Microscopy Single molecule In situ characterization Electrochemistry Biomolecule 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, School of ScienceTokyo Institute of TechnologyTokyoJapan

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