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Published: 17 December 2015

488 Pages


ISBN: 9780198754756

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Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

Second Edition

C. Julian Chen

Monographs on the Physics and Chemistry of Materials

  • Updated version of successful and well respected book
  • Only book about scanning tunneling microscopy and atomic force microscopy that provides an integrated treatment of both theory and experiment (instrumentation)
  • Provides a good introduction for newcomers
  • Includes valuable material and hints for the experts

New to this Edition:

  • New chapter on non-contact atomic-force microscopy
  • Pedagogical presentation of spin-polarized STM
  • Includes underlying theory and new instrumentation of inelastic scanning tunneling microscopy
  • Includes advances for biological research
  • Thorough presentation of relation between tunneling and interaction energy together with experimental facts