Scanning probe microscopy

STM hits the fast lane

A pump–probe approach allows the relaxation times of single spins to be measured.

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Figure 1: Pump–probe scanning tunnelling microscopy.

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Khajetoorians, A., Kubetzka, A. STM hits the fast lane. Nature Nanotech 5, 830–831 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2010.243

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