有機物理化学研究室

走査型トンネル顕微鏡

Realtime observation of molecules adsorbed at the solid liquid interface.

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The STM tip has been used to initiate chemical reactions between molecules adsorbed at the solid-liquid interface. In the image above you can see where polymerisation has been induced between monomer units adsorbed on graphite.

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Spatial distribution for probability of the polymerization reaction at various bias voltages (a) without and (b) with N(CH3)< sub>ClO4.

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