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One of the strengths

of LEEM and PEEM is the capability to image surface dynamics in real-time, including in-situ deposition, sublimation and phase transitions. If you would like to have your movie streamed here as well, please send us email so we can include it in the gallery.

Growth of Cu on Cu(001)
by R. Gerlach and L. Douillard

A pyramid-like structure produced by successive sequences of step flow growth and on top nucleation ... (more

Growth of Pb on Cu(111)
by G. L. Kellogg

A LEEM-movie of the growth of Lead on a Cu(111) surface ... (more)

Growth of Pentacene on Si(111)
by F.-J Meyer zu Heringdorf, M. C. Reuter and R. M. Tromp

The organic molecule Pentacene grows in a fractal growth mode on a Si(111) Surface ... (more)

Si sublimation from a Si(001) surface
by K. R. Roos, K. L. Roos and F.-J. Meyer zu Heringdorf

During high temperature, Si sublimates from a Si(001) surface, resulting in a layer-by-layer sublimation of material ... (more)

Au induced faceting viewed in XPEEM
by F.-J. Meyer zu Heringdorf, Th. Schmidt, S. Heun, R. Hild, P. Zahl, B. Ressel, E. Bauer, and M. Horn-von Hoegen

Deposition of Gold on a 4 vicinal substrate triggers a transformation of the initially double stepped surface towards a faceted surface ... (more)

Boron-Induced Step Faceting and Stripe Formation on Si(001)
by J. B. Hannon, N. C. Bartelt, B. S. Swartzentruber, and G. L. Kellogg

A heavily Boron-doped Si(001) surface shows step faceting during cooldown ... (more)

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University of Duisburg-Essen | AG Horn-von Hoegen


Au (5x3.2) Reconstruction Domains grown on Si(111). Courtesy of F. Meyer zu Heringdorf and R. Tromp, IBM.

Growth of Lead on Cu(111). Courtesy of Gary Kellog, Sandia

PEEM Images of Pentacene Islands on Si. Courtesy of F. Meyer zu Heringdorf and R. Tromp, IBM