Dr Yujeong Bae | Advancing Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy for Quantum Information Processing

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The ability to manipulate single atoms and molecules would transform how we store and process digital information. This can be achieved using a cutting-edge technique named scanning tunnelling microscopy. Scanning tunnelling microscopes (STMs) are powerful imaging devices, which operate by holding a sharp metal tip less than one nanometre above a conducting sample. Through the effects of quantum tunnelling, electrons can pass through the tiny vacuum gap between the tip and the sample surface. Read More

Original Article Reference

Summary of the paper ‘Development of a scanning tunneling microscope for variable temperature electron spin resonance’, in Review of Scientific Instruments, doi.org/10.1063/5.0096081

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