Journals Higher Education



13 January 2012

680 Pages | 236 b/w line and halftone illustrations, 4pp colour plate section

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199589494

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (06)

Principles of Electron Tunneling Spectroscopy

Second Edition

Second Edition

E. L. Wolf

  • First unified and comprehensive treatment of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy
  • Concise summary of status of high temperature superconductors, including iron based materials
  • First unified treatment of tunnelling as tool for conventional and high temperature superconductors
  • First summary of the advances in high temperature superconductivity research based on imaging techniques, including gap maps on the nanometer scale
  • First summary clarifying the complementary information from scanning tunnelling spectroscopy, including Fourier Transform analysis, and Angle Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy, ARPES
  • Fully embraces the advances represented by the scanning tunnelling microscope and, especially, scanning tunnelling spectroscopy.
  • Stunning images of single atoms and spectral images of impurity states in high temperature superconductors.
  • Provides background and current status for applications of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy to single atoms and molecules, including determination of bonding energies and vibrational frequencies.
  • Introduces applications to high temperature superconductivity and describes the current status.
  • New section covers astounding advances in instrumentation, which now routinely provide atomic resolution, and, in addition, developments in imaging and image processing, such as Fourier Transform Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy.

Also of Interest