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Scanning probe microscopy

Seeing the charge within

The distribution of electric charge within a single naphthalocyanine molecule has been revealed by researchers using a combination of three types of microscopy and theoretical modelling.

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Figure 1: Kelvin probe force microscopy.


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Grutter, P. Seeing the charge within. Nature Nanotech 7, 210–211 (2012).

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