Resolution in Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

  • J. Tersoff
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Surface Sciences book series (SSSUR, volume 11)


In any microscopy, it is extremely useful to know the resolution (or more precisely the resolution function) of the instrument. Here the present understanding of the resolution of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM) is reviewed.


Scan Tunneling Microscopy Resolution Function Tunneling Current Scan Tunneling Microscopy Image Large Tunneling 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Tersoff
    • 1
  1. 1.IBM Thomas J. Watson Research CenterYorktown HeightsUSA

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