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Nanomechanics Group / Research Center for Advanced Measurement and Characterization

National Institute for Materials Science

Sengen Site / Interface Science Laboratories

Sengen 1-2-1, 305-0047 Tsukuba, Japan

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27. Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Pablo Pou, Oscar Custance, Pavel Jelinek, Masayuki Abe, Ruben Perez and Seizo Morita

        Complex Patterning by Vertical Interchange Atom Manipulation Using Atomic Force Microscopy

        Science 322, 413 (2008) PDF


26. Oscar Custance and Seizo Morita

        How to Move an Atom

        Science 319, 1051 (2008) PDF


25. Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Seiji Innami, Masayuki Abe, Oscar Custance and Seizo Morita

        Dynamic force spectroscopy using cantilever higher flexural modes

        Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 093120 (2007) PDF


24. Stefan Torbrügge, Michael Reichling, Atsushi Ishiyama, Seizo Morita and Oscar Custance

        Evidence of Subsurface Oxygen Vacancy Ordering on Reduced CeO2(111)

        Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 056101 (2007) PDF


23. I. Brihuega, O. Custance, M. M. Ugeda and J. M. Gomez-Rodriguez

        Defects in the (Root3xRoot3) <=> (3X3) phase transition in the Pb/Si(111) system

        Phys. Rev. B 75, 155411 (2007) PDF


22. Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Pavel Jelinek, Pablo Pou, Masayuki Abe, Seizo Morita, Ruben Perez and Oscar Custance

        Mechanism for room-temperature single-atom lateral manipulations on semiconductors using dynamic force

        microscopy

        Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 106104 (2007) PDF


21. Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Pablo Pou, Masayuki Abe, Pavel Jelinek, Ruben Perez, Seizo Morita and Oscar Custance

        Chemical identification of individual surface atoms by atomic force microscopy

        Nature 446 , 64 (2007) PDF


20. Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Pablo Pou, Oscar Custance, Pavel Jelinek, Seizo Morita, Ruben Perez and Masayuki Abe

        Real topography, atomic relaxations, and short-range chemical interaction in atomic force microscopy: the case

        of the alpha-Sn/Si(111)-(Root 3xRoot 3)R30° surface

        Phys. Rev. B 73, 205329 (2006) PDF


  1. 19.Noriaki Oyabu, Pablo Pou, Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Pavel Jelinek, Masayuki Abe, Seizo Morita, Ruben Perez and Oscar

  2.    Custance

        Single Atomic Contact Adhesion and Dissipation in Dynamic Force Microscopy

        Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 106101 (2006) PDF


18. I. Brihuega, O. Custance, M. M. Ugeda, N. Oyabu, S. Morita, and J. M. Gomez-Rodriguez

        Direct observation of a (3 x 3) phase in a-Pb/Ge(111) at 10K

        Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 206102 (2005) PDF


17. Masayuki Abe, Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Oscar Custance and Seizo Morita

        Atom tracking for reproducible force spectroscopy at room temperature with non-contact atomic force microscopy

        Nanotechnology 16, 3029 (2005) PDF


16. Masayuki Abe, Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Oscar Custance and Seizo Morita

        Room-temperature reproducible spatial force spectroscopy using atom-tracking technique

        Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 173503 (2005) PDF


15. Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Masayuki Abe, Shinji Hirayama, Noriaki Oyabu, Oscar Custance and Seizo Morita

        Atom Inlays Performed at Room Temperature Using Atomic Force Microscopy

        Nature Materials 4, 156 (2005) PDF


14. Noriaki Oyabu, Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Masayuki Abe, Oscar Custance and Seizo Morita

        Lateral manipulation of single atoms at semiconductor surfaces using atomic force microscopy

        Nanotechnology 16, S112 (2005) PDF


13. I. Brihuega, O. Custance, Ruben Perez and J. M. Gomez-Rodriguez

        Intrinsic Character of the (3x3) to (Root3xRoot3) Phase Transition in Pb/Si(111)

        Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 046101 (2005) PDF


12. Seizo Morita, Insook Yi, Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Noriaki Oyabu, Ryuji Nishi, Oscar Custance and Masayuki Abe

        Mechanical Distinction and Manipulation of Atoms based on Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy

        Appl. Surf. Sci. 241, 2 (2005) PDF


11. Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Masayuki Abe, K. Yoshimoto, Oscar Custance, Insook Yi and Seizo Morita

        Non-contact atomic force microscopy study of the Sn/Si(111) mosaic phase

        Appl. Surf. Sci. 241, 23 (2005) PDF


10. I. Brihuega, O. Custance and J.M. Gomez-Rodriguez

        Surface Diffusion of Single Vacancies on Ge(111)-c(2x8) Studied by Variable Temperature Scanning Tunneling

        Microscopy

        Phys. Rev. B 70, 165410 (2004) PDF


9. I. Brihuega, P. Mallet, L. Magaud, S. Pons, O. Custance, J.M. Gomez-Rodriguez and J.-Y. Veuillen

        Quantum interference patterns and electron confinement on a two-dimensional metal: A scanning tunneling

        microscopy study

        Phys. Rev. B 69, 155407 (2004) PDF


8.  Noriaki Oyabu, Oscar Custance, Insook Yi, Yasuhiro Sugawara and Seizo Morita

        Mechanical vertical Manipulation of Selected Single Atoms by Soft Nanoindentation Using Near Contact

        Atomic Force Microscope

        Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 176102 (2003) PDF


7.  O. Custance, S. Brochard, I. Brihuega, E. Artacho, J.M. Soler, A.M. Baró and J.M. Gomez-Rodriguez

        Single Adatom Adsorption and Diffusion on Si(111)-(7x7) Surfaces: Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and First-

        Principles Calculations

        Phys. Rev. B 67, 235410 (2003) PDF


6.  N. Nicoara, O. Custance, D. Granados, J. M. Garcia, J. M. Gomez-Rodriguez, A. M. Baro and J. Mendez

        Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM) and Spectroscopy (STS) on Organic PTCDA films deposited on sulfur

        passivated GaAs(001).

        J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 15, S2619 (2003) PDF


5.  S. Brochard, E. Artacho, O. Custance, I. Brihuega, A.M. Baro, J.M. Soler and J.M. Gomez-Rodriguez

        Ab Initio Calculations and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Experiments of the Si(111)-(Root7xRoot3)-Pb Surface

        Phys. Rev. B 66, 205403 (2002) PDF


4.  O. Custance, I. Brihuega, J.M. Gomez-Rodriguez and A.M. Baro

        Initial Stages of Sn Adsorption on Si(111)-(7x7).

        Surf. Sci. 482, 1406 (2001) PDF


3.  O. Custance, J.M. Gomez-Rodriguez, A.M. Baro, L.Jure, P. Mallet and J.-Y. Veuillen

        Low Temperature Phases of Pb/Si(111)

        Surf. Sci. 482, 1399 (2001) PDF


2.  O. Custance, I. Brihuega, J.-Y. Veuillen, J.M. Gomez-Rodriguez and A.M. Baro

        STM Study of Dynamical Effects on Submonolayer Phases of Pb/Si(111)

        Surf. Sci. 482, 878 (2001) PDF


1.  A.J. Caamaño, Yu. Pogorelov, O. Custance, J. Mendez, A.M. Baro, J.Y. Veuillen, J.M. Gomez-Rodriguez and J.J. Saenz

        Field Emission Interferometry with the Scanning Tunneling Microscope

        Surf. Sci. 426, L420 (1999) PDF

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