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About this Website
This Website is hosted by the Institut for Experimental Physics of the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany as a service to the international LEEM and PEEM community.

Address of the Hosting Institution
University of Duisburg-Essen
(Campus Duisburg)
Department of Physics
AG Horn-von Hoegen
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The first version of this website was designed by Rόdiger Hild and Peter Kury and came to life in 2000. The new design of 2004 is by Frank-J. Meyer zu Heringdorf, c) University of Duisburg-Essen.

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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