Omicron Low Temperature Scanning Tunneling Microscope


  • Small sample SPM, ~1x1 cm maximum size, conductors or high-mobility semiconductors
  • Ultrahigh Vacuum ~ 1x10-10 Torr
  • Temperature control between 5 K and 500 K
  • Multiple technique scanning tunneling microscopy (STS)
  • Three stage, passive and active vibration isolation
  • Atomic resolution


  • Sample annealing stage (~800 K)
  • Ar+ ion sample sputtering 
  • Tip annealing station