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Published by Leicester Polytechnic in Leicester .
Written in English

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Thesis (Ph.D.) - Leicester Polytechnic, Leicester 1983.

StatementDavid Leslie Tuncliffe.
ContributionsLeicester Polytechnic. School of Physics.
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Open LibraryOL17893201M

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Scanning tunneling spectroscopy is an experimental technique which uses a scanning tunneling microscope (STM) to probe the local density of electronic states (LDOS) and the band gap of surfaces and materials on surfaces at the atomic scale. Generally, STS involves observation of changes in constant-current topographs with tip-sample bias, local measurement of the tunneling current versus . Density functional theory simulations of the vibrational inelastic electron tunneling spectroscopy (IETS) of O2 on Ag() permits us to solve its unexplained IETS data [Hahn, Phys. Rev. Lett. 85 Author: Akitoshi Shiotari. Inelastic electron tunnelling spectroscopy junction and to detect the signal generated at the second harmonic of the modulation frequency. The modulation introduces a further instrumental broadening of V, where V, is the RMS amplitude of the alternating component of the potential difference developed across the junction at the modulation by:   This is the classic hallmark of inelastic electron tunnelling spectroscopy (IETS), in which the electronic excitation of molecular vibrations opens a new tunnelling channel Cited by:

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