Ludwig Bartels

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Ludwig Bartels is a surface scientist with research interests in scanning tunneling microscopy and its application to investigations of molecular dynamics and pattern formation at metal surfaces. He received his doctorate from the Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin, Germany, followed by postdoctorates at the Paul-Drude Institut for Solid State Electronics and at Columbia University. He is currently a professor at the University of California, Riverside.


Nanophysics

Viewpoint: Visualizing quantum mechanics

New STM experiments resolve the nodal structure of individual orbitals of single organic molecules. Read More »

Chemical Physics

Viewpoint: Remote Sensing of Surface Molecules

Surface tunneling microscopy offers a new way to obtain vibrational spectra of adsorbed molecules. Read More »