Scientists at the University of Science and
Technology of China use images of carbon-60 molecules made with a scanning tunneling
microscope to determine the orientation of the molecules (buckyballs) sitting
on a silicon surface.
|A collection of buckyballs.||STM image of a single buckyball.||A computer simulation of what an STM picture should look like.|
reported by: Hou et al., in the 18 October 1999 issue of Physical Review Letters