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Manipulation of atoms across a surface at room temperature

Abstract:

Since the realization that the tips of scanning probe microscopes can interact with atoms at surfaces, there has been much interest in the possibility of building or modifying nanostructures or molecules directly from single atoms. Individual large molecules can be positioned on surfaces, and atoms can be transferred controllably between the sample and probe tip. The most complex structures are produced at cryogenic temperatures by sliding atoms across a surface to chosen sites. But there are...

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10.1038/35008030

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Chemistry
Sub department:
Inorganic Chemistry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Nature
Volume:
404
Issue:
6779
Pages:
743-745
Publication date:
2000-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
Source identifiers:
31662
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:31662
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uuid:b2b8e69e-7904-4e86-a5b4-7601814d67f7
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pubs:31662
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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