UHV room-temperature STM-1 from Omicron

 

The first scanning tunneling microscope was installed in our lab in year 1991. It was an ultra-high vacuum (UHV) STM-1 from Omicron. The microscopy is known for its high stability and is after over 25 years still produced.

 stm         STM 1         NbSe2 image with RT STM

The microscope is still functional but is not used by our group anymore.