The laboratory was founded in
1985 as a Surface Science Research Group in the Chemical Laboratory of
Physics Institute. In 1998 it was transformed into the Surface
Now it includes seven
permanent position researchers and one postgraduate student.
The main directions of activity
Chemistry on Surface , Nanotechnology,
of Local Probe Microscopes.
equipment consists of two ultrahigh vacuum multi-chambers setups
with electron spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, electron diffraction and
interference, optical spectrometry, and scanning tunneling microscopy
projects are supported by Russian Foundation of Basic Research,
Surface Atomic Structures program and Technologies and Devices for Micro-
and Nanoelectronics program of Ministry of Science and Technologies of
Russia, NATO Linkage program, Russia-Italy International Protocol for