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Superconducting phonon spectroscopy using a low-temperature scanning tunneling microscope

LeDuc, H. G. and Kaiser, W. J. and Hunt, B. D. and Bell, L. D. and Jaklevic, R. C. and Youngquist, M. G. (1989) Superconducting phonon spectroscopy using a low-temperature scanning tunneling microscope. Applied Physics Letters, 54 (10). pp. 946-948. ISSN 0003-6951. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:LEDapl89

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Abstract

We report the first observation of phonon density of states effects in a superconductor using a low-temperature scanning tunneling microscope (STM). The phonon effects were observed using a STM spectroscopy method to measure dItunneling /dV vs V for the tunnel junction formed by the Au STM probe and a superconducting Pb sample.


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Additional Information:© 1989 American Institute of Physics. Received 29 September 1988; accepted 15 December 1988. This work was performed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, as part of the Center for Space Microelectronics Technology and was sponsored by the Strategic Defence Initiative Organization/Innovative Science and Technology through an agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
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