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AN00253 - Molecular structure of a self-assembled monolayer

The following measurements show images taken with easyScanSTM on 2-dimensional molecular crystals of dotriacontan and octadecanol molecular layers prepared on HOPG.

Picture 1: 13x13nm image; z-range 2nm



Instructions on the properties of such crystals and how to prepare them can be found in "J.P. Rabe, S. Buchholz,Commensurability and Mobility in Two-Dimensional Molecular Patterns on Graphite, Science 253 (1991) 424-427"

A guide for student's laboratory work can be found here: german version, english version

The images are provided by Dr. J. Francis Wolf Humboldt-University, Berlin, GERMANY francis.wolf@physik.hu-berlin.de




Download: AN00253 Self assembled organic layers.pdf

Link: http://www.physik.hu-berlin.de/pmm/lehre/fprak_stm