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Origin of the Au/Ge(001) metallic state

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Figure 1: Scanning tunnelling microscope image (7 nm × 8 nm) recorded at 77 K.


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We would like to thank the Stichting voor Fundamenteel Onderzoek der Materie (FOM, 10ODE01) and the Nederlandse organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO, 040.11.310) for financial support.

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Heimbuch, R., Kuzmin, M. & Zandvliet, H. Origin of the Au/Ge(001) metallic state. Nature Phys 8, 697–698 (2012).

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