ROM 2017-09 
Two-probe STM experiments at the atomic level
Author:Marek Kolmer /
Publication:Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, DOI:
Instrument: LT NANOPROBE
ROM 2017-08 
Atomic resolution STM on Au(111) at T= 1.03K measured with the TESLA JT SPM.
Author:Dirk Stahl / Scienta Omicron
Institute:Scienta Omicron
Instrument: TESLA JT SPM
ROM 2017-07 
Experimental realization and characterization of an electronic Lieb lattice
Author:M. R. Slot /
Institute:1. Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University, the Netherlands 2. Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Publication:M.R. Slot, T.S. Gardenier, P.H. Jacobse, G.C.P. van Miert, S.N. Kempkes, S.J.M. Zevenhuizen, C. Morais Smith, D. Vanmaekelbergh and I. Swart, Experimental realization and characterization of an electronic Lieb lattice, Nature Physics
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2017-02 
Probing atomic structure and Majorana wavefunctions in mono-atomic Fe-chains on superconducting Pb-surface
Author:Dr. Rémy Pawlak (Corresponding Author)
Institute:Department of Physics, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Publication:R. Pawlak et al. npj Quantum Information (2016) 2, 16035.
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2016-07 
Bottom-up fabrication of atomically precise graphene nanoribbons with zigzag edge topology
Author:Pascal Ruffieux
Institute:Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2016-06 
Quantum simulation of the Hubbard model with dopant atoms in silicon
Author:Correspondence and requests for materials should be addressed to J.S. (email: or to S.R. (email:
Publication:NATURE COMMUNICATIONS | 7:11342 | DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11342 |
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2016-05 
The NanoCar Race teams work out hard...
Author:Christian Joachim
Instrument: LT NANOPROBE
ROM 2016-04 
Submolecular resolution imaging of molecules by atomic force microscopy: the influence of the electrostatic force
Author:Corresponding Author: Ingmar Swart
Institute:Corresponding Institute: Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University, P.O. Box 80.000, 3508 TA Utrecht, The Netherlands
Publication:PRL 116, 096102 (2016) PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2016-02 
Synthesis of borophenes: Anisotropic, two-dimensional boron polymorphs
Author:E-mail: (N.P.G.); (M.C.H.); (A.R.O.) / 18 DECEMBER 2015 • VOL 350 • ISSUE 6267 • Page 1513-1516
Instrument: VT SPM
ROM 2016-01 
High charge mobility in two-dimensional percolative networks of PbSe quantum dots connected by atomic bonds
Author:see enclosed PDF
Institute:see enclosed PDF
ROM 2015-12 
Submolecular imaging by noncontact atomic force microscopy with an oxygen atom rigidly connected to a metallic probe.
Author:Harry Mönig
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2015-11 
Silicene field-effect transistors operating at room temperature;
Instrument: VT SPM
ROM 2015-10 
nanoARPES or k-MICROSCOPE, a new technique where the light is focused down to nanometer size
Author:Maria Asensio /
Institute:Synchrotron SOLEIL /
Publication:Avila et al., Synchrotron Radiation News 27:2 (2014) 24
Instrument: DA30-L
ROM 2015-08 
Imaging and Harnessing Nuclear Transmutation at the Atomic Scale
Author:Alex Pronschinske, Philipp Pedevilla, Colin J. Murphy, Ben Coughlin, Emily A. Lewis, Felicia R. Lucci, Garth Brown, George Pappas, Angelos Michaelides & E. Charles H. Sykes
Institute:1) Deptartment of Chemistry, Tufts University, 62 Talbot Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA. 2) Thomas Young Centre, London Centre for Nanotechnology and Department of Chemistry, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK. 3PerkinElmer, Inc., 331 Treble Cove Road, North Billerica, MA 01862.
Publication:Pronschinske, A. et al. Nature Mater. (2015)
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2015-06 
Tunable magnetoresistance in an asymmetrically coupled single-molecule junction
Author:Dr. Cyrus F. Hirjibehedin /
Institute:London Centre for Nanotechnology / Department of Physics & Astronomy / Department of Chemistry / UCL, UK
ROM 2015-05 
Intermolecular Contrast in Atomic Force Microscopy Images without Intermolecular Bonds
Author:Ingmar Swart,
Institute:Debeye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Netherlands
ROM 2015-03 
A new dynamic-XPS end-station for beamline P04 at PETRA III/DESY
Author:Sergey V.Babenkov (1),
Instrument: Argus
ROM 2015-01 
Bulk sensitive hard x-ray photoemission electron microscopy
Author:Marten Patt (1),
Institute:1) Peter Grünberg Institute (PGI-6) and JARA-FIT, Research Center Jülich, D-52425 Jülich, Germany 2) Focus GmbH, Neukirchner Str. 2, D-65510 Hünstetten, Germany 3) DESY Photon Science, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, D-22603 Hamburg, Germany 4) Fakultät f. Physik and Center for Nanointegration Duisburg-Essen (CeNIDE), Universität Duisburg-Essen, D-47048 Duisburg, Germany
Instrument: NanoESCA
ROM 2014-12 
Controlled synthesis of single-chirality carbon nanotubes
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2014-10 
High Resolution full field ARPES
Author:K.Winkler (1),
Instrument: NanoESCA
ROM 2014-8 
Spatiotemporal Characterization of SPP Pulse Propagation in Two-Dimensional Plasmonic Focusing Devices
Author:M. Bauer / Kiel & M. Aeschlimann / Kaiserslautern
Publication:Nano Lett., 2013, 13 (3), pp 1053–1058
Instrument: FOCUS PEEM
ROM 2014-06 
Local Electronic and Chemical Structure of Oligo-acetylene Derivatives Formed Through Radical Cyclizations at a Surface
Author:Mike Crommie
Publication:Nano Lett., 14, 2251–2255 (2014), DOI: 10.1021/nl403791q
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2014-3 
ZnO Nanowires
Author:Dr. G. Lilienkamp (1), P. Baumann (2), G. Schäfer (2)
Institute:(1) Institut für Energieforschung und Physikalische Technologien, TU Clausthal, Germany (2) Oxford Instruments Omicron Nanoscience, Taunusstein, Germany
Instrument: NanoSAM Lab
ROM 2014-01 
Accessing 4f-states in single-molecule spintronics
Author:Frank Matthes (1),
Institute:Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Peter Grünberg Insitut, Germany
Publication:Nature Commun. 4, 2425 (2013), DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3425
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2013-12 
Real-Space Identification of Intermolecular Bonding with Atomic Force Microscopy
Author:Xiaohui Qiu,
Institute:(1) National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing 100190, China (2) Department of Physics, Renmin University of China, Beijing 100872, China
Publication:Science DOI:10.1126/science.1242603
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2013-11 
Formation of hexagonal and cubic ice during low-temperature growth
Author:Konrad Thürmer and Shu Nie
Institute:Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA, USA
Publication:Thürmer K & Nie S (2013) Formation of hexagonal and cubic ice during low-temperature growth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(29):11757-11762.
Instrument: VT SPM
ROM 2013-10 
Direct Imaging of Covalent Bond Structure in Single-Molecule Chemical Reactions
Author:Corresponding Author: Michael F. Crommie1,4, //
Institute:(1) Department of Physics, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA. (2) Centro de Física de Materiales CSIC/UPV-EHU-Materials Physics Center, San Sebastián, Spain. (3) Department of Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA. (4) Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA. (5) Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC), San Sebastián, Spain. (6) Nano-Bio Spectroscopy Group and ETSF Scientific Develoment Center, Dpto. de Física de Materiales, Universidad del País Vasco UPV/EHU, San Sebastián, Spain.
Publication:Science 2013, 340, 1434-1437 /
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2013-9 
Spin Resolution and Evidence for Superexchange on NiO(001) observed by Force Microscopy
Author:Florian Pielmeier //
Institute:Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Publication:Physical Review Letters 110, 266101 (2013) //
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2013-8 
Room Temperature Discrimination of Adsorbed Molecules and Attachment Sites on the Si(111)–7 × 7 Surface Using a QPlus Sensor
Publication:ACS Nano, 2013, 7 (3), pp 2686–2692
Instrument: VT SPM
ROM 2013-7 
Quantum engineering on the surface of silicon
Author:S.R. Schofield et al.
Institute:London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London, UK
Publication:S. R. Schofield, et al. Quantum engineering at the silicon surface using dangling bonds. Nature Communications 4, 1649 (2013).
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2013-6 
Observing Atomic Collapse Resonances in Artificial Nuclei on Graphene.
Author:Yang Wang1,2 / Dillon Wong1,2, / Andrey V. Shytov3, / Victor W. Brar1,2,/ Sangkook Choi1, /Qiong Wu1,2, / Hsin-Zon Tsai1, / William Regan1,2, / Alex Zettl1,2, / Roland K. Kawakami5, / Steven G. Louie1,2, / Leonid S. Levitov4, / Michael F. Crommie1,2,†
Institute:1 Department of Physics, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA. / 2 Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA. / 3 School of Physics, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter EX4 4QL, UK. / 4 Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. / 5 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, USA.
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2013-5 
Precise Orientation of a Single C60 Molecule on the Tip of a Scanning Probe Microscope.
Author:C. Chiutu,(1) A. M. Sweetman,(1) A. J. Lakin,(1) A. Stannard,(1) S. Jarvis,(1) L. Kantorovich,(2) J. L. Dunn,(1) and P. Moriarty(1)
Institute:(1) School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, United Kingdom (2) Department of Physics, King’s College London, The Strand, London, WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom
Publication:PRL 108, 268302 (2012)
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2013-4 
Quantitative Atomic Resoluion Force Imaging on Epitaxial Graphene with Reactive and Nonreactive AFM Probes
Author:Peter Liljeroth,(3) Daniël Vanmaekelbergh,(1)
Institute:(1) Condensed Matter and Interfaces, Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University, P.O. Box 80000, 3508 TA Utrecht, The Netherlands (2) Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Heisenbergstrasse 1, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany (3) Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University School of Science, P.O. Box 15100, 00076 Aalto, Finland
Publication:M.P. Boneschanscher, J. van der Lit, Z. Sun, I. Swart, P. Liljeroth and D. Vanmaekelbergh, Quantitative Atomic Resolution Force Imaging on Epitaxial Graphene with Reactive and Nonreactive AFM Probes, ACS Nano, Article ASAP.
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2013-3 
STM and AFM high resolution intramolecular imaging of a single decastarphene molecule.
Author:Olivier Guillermet (1, 2), Sébastien Gauthier (1), Christian Joachim (1) Paula de Mendoza (3), Thorsten Lauterbach (3), Antonio Echavarren (3)
Institute:(1) CNRS, CEMES (Centre d’Elaboration des Matériaux et d’Etudes Structurales), BP 94347, 29 rue Jeanne Marvig, F-31055 Toulouse, France (2) Université de Toulouse, UPS, 118 route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse, France (3) Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), Avenida Països Catalans, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
Publication:Chemical Physics Letters, Volume 511, Issues 4-6, 5 August 2011, Pages 482-485
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2013-02 
Periodic variations in the local surface potential of Si(111)-(5x2)-Au
Author:S. Polei et al.
Institut für Physik, Universität Rostock, Germany Corresponding author: 
Ingo Barke,
Publication:Phys. Rev. B 85, 165414 (2012) /
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2013-1 
Controlled transport through a single molecule.
Author:A. Kumar, R. Heimbuch, B. Poelsema, H. J. W. Zandvliet
Institute:Physics of Interfaces and Nanomaterials, MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Publication:[1] A. Kumar, R. Heimbuch, B. Poelsema, and H. J. W. Zandvliet, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 24, 082201 (2012). [2] R. Heimbuch, H. Wu, A. Kumar, B. Poelsema, P. Schön, G. J. Vancso, and H. J. W. Zandvliet, Phys. Rev. B 86, 075456 (2012).
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2012-12 
Phosphine molecules pack on the germanium surface
Author:G. Scappucci (1), O. Warschkow (2), G. Capellini (3), W. M. Klesse (1), D. R. McKenzie (2) and M.Y. Simmons (1)
Institute:(1)School of Physics and Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computer Technology,University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia (2)School of Physics and Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computer Technology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia (3)Dipartimento di Fisica ‘‘E. Amaldi,’’ Universita` di Roma Tre, Via della Vasca Navale 84, 00146 Roma, Italy
Publication:Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 076101 (2012) /
Instrument: VT SPM
ROM 2012-11 
Revealing the angular symmetry of chemical bonds by atomic force microscopy
Author:J. Welker and F. J. Giessibl
Institute:Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Publication:J. Welker, F. J. Giessibl, “Revealing the Angular Symmetry of Chemical Bonds by Atomic Force Microscopy”, Science 336, 444-449 (2012)
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2012-10 
Modification of heterojunctions by electron injection from a STM tip
Author:Stephan Blankenburg 1), Jinming Cai 1), Pascal Ruffieux 1), Rached Jaafar 1), Daniele Passerone 1), Xinliang Feng 2), Klaus Müllen 2), Roman Fasel 1),3), and Carlo A. Pignedoli 1)
Institute:1) EMPA, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, nanotech@surfaces Laboratory, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland 2) Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, 55124 Mainz, Germany 3) Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bern, Freiestrasse 3, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
Publication:ACS Nano, Just Accepted Manuscript • DOI: 10.1021/nn203129a • Publication Date (Web): 10 Feb 2012
Instrument: VT SPM, LT STM
ROM 2012-9 
Electronic and geometric structure of the PTCDA/Ag(110) interface probed by angle-resolved photoemission.
Institute:(1) Universität Würzburg, Experimentelle Physik VII and Röntgen Research Center for Complex Material Systems RCCM, 97074 Würzburg, Germany and Karlsruher Institut für Technologie KIT, Gemeinschaftslabor für Nanoanalytik, 76021 Karlsruhe, Germany (2) Peter Grünberg Institute (PGI-6), JARA-FIT, Research Center Jülich, 52425 Jülich, Germany and NanoESCA beamline, Sincrotrone Trieste, in Area Science Park, 34149 Basovizza, Trieste, Italy (3) Omicron NanoTechnology GmbH, Limburger Strasse 75, 65232 Taunusstein, Germany
Instrument: NanoESCA
ROM 2012-8 
Cobalt adatoms resting atop a graphene sheet on a SiO2 substrate.
Author:Victor W. Brar 1,2, Regis Decker1,2 Hans-Michael Solowan1, Yang Wang 1, Lorenzo Maserati 1, Kevin T. Chan 1,2, Hoonkyung Lee 1,2, Caglar O. Girit 1,2, Alex Zettl 1,2, Steven G. Louie 1,2, Marvin L. Cohen 1,2 and Michael F. Crommie 1,2
Institute:1) Department of Physics, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA 2) Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA
Publication:Nature Physics 7, 43–47 (2011)
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2012-5 
STM image with atomic resolution of a graphene flake on a SiO2 substrate.
Author:Yuanbo Zhang 1),; Michael F. Crommie 1,2),
Institute:1) Department of Physics, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA 2) Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA
Publication:Nature Physics 4, 627 - 630 (2008)
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2012-4 
High resolution real and reciprocal space photoelectron emission microscopy on heterogeneous Graphene/SiC(000-1)
Author:Nicholas BARRETT (1), Konrad WINKLER (2), Burkhard KROEMKER (2), Edward CONRAD (3)
Institute:( 1) IRAMIS, Saclay, France, (2) Omicron NanoTechnology, Germany, (3) GeorgiaTech, Atlanta, GE, United States
Instrument: NanoESCA
ROM 2012-3 
A phantom force induced by the tunneling current.
Author:A. J. Weymouth, T. Wutscher, J. Welker, T. Hofmann, and F. J. Giessibl
Institute:Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Publication:A. J. Weymouth, T. Wutscher, J. Welker, T. Hofmann, and F. J. Giessibl, “Phantom force induced by tunneling current: A characterization on Si(111)” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 226801 (2011)
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2012-2 
Experimental demonstration of a single-molecule electric motor
Author:Heather L. Tierney, Colin J. Murphy, April D. Jewell, Ashleigh E. Baber, Erin V. Iski, Harout Y. Khodaverdian, Allister F. McGuire, Nikolai Klebanov and E. Charles H. Sykes
Institute:Department of Chemistry, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5813, USA E. Charles H. Sykes:
Publication:Tierney, H.L. et al. Experimental demonstration of a single-molecule electric motor. Nature Nanotechnology 6, 625-629 (2011).
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2012-1 
High resolution nc-AFM and STM imaging of single molecules.
Author:Alexander Riss (, Sebastian Wickenburg, Hsin-Zon Tsai, Kacey Meaker, Aaron Bradley, Mike Crommie
Institute:Department of Physics, UC Berkeley, USA
Instrument: LT STM
ROM 2011-12 
High Speed NC AFM Measurement.
Author:Susanne Molitor
Institute:Omicron NanoTechnology GmbH
ROM 2011-11 
Nanometer-Scale Striped Surface Terminations on Fractured SrTiO3 Surfaces
Author:Nathan P. Guisinger, Tiffany S. Santos, Jeffrey R. Guest, Te-Yu Chien, Anand Bhattacharya, John W. Freeland, Matthias Bode
Institute:Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, USA
Publication:ACSNano, Vol. 3 No. 12 Guisinger et. al.
Instrument: VT SPM
ROM 2011-10 
Imaging XPS on MRS-3 calibration standard
Author:Burkhard Kroemker, Konrad Winkler
Institute:Omicron NanoTechnology GmbH
Instrument: NanoESCA
ROM 2011-9 
Robust and Open Tailored Supramolecular Networks Controlled by the Template Effect of a Silicon Surface (VT SPM)
Author:Bulent Baris, Vincent Luzet, Eric Duverger, Philippe Sonnet, Frank Palmino, and Frederic Cherioux
Institute:Institut FEMTO-ST, Université de Franche-Comté, CNRS, ENSMM 32, Avenue de l’Observatoire, 25044 Besancon cedex (France)
Publication:Angewandte Chemie International Edition 50 (2011) 4094
Instrument: VT SPM