Preparation and characterization of STM tips for electrochemical studies

L. A. Nagahara, T. Thundat, Stuart Lindsay

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Abstract

We report on a fabrication technique for scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) tips for in situ electrochemical investigations. Unwanted Faradaic currents were minimized by insulating the STM tips with Apiezon wax. Cyclic voltammetry showed Apiezon wax to be inert in various electrolytes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3128-3130
Number of pages3
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Volume60
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation

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