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Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Activity

Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Activity

This resource provides an introductory activity on scanning tunneling microscopy. As the module states, "a scanning tunneling microscope is a powerful tool for observing and manipulating the atomic-scale world." The activity covers concepts such as the tunneling effect, scanning the surface, two modes of operation, and individual atom manipulation. This module allows students to test their knowledge as they go. The other educational modules in this series can be found on this site. Although a preview of the activity is available, instructors and students are encouraged to sign up with the Electron Technologies site before starting to use these materials.


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