This dataset contains data supporting the results presented in the paper "A self-consistent model to link surface electronic band structure to the voltage dependence of hot electron induced molecular nanoprobe experiments". It includes the data used to plot each figure in .csv format, associated with this publication.
This study uses a scanning tunnelling microscope (STM) to initiate molecular nanoprobe experiments on the Si(111)-7x7 at room temperature. A simple model is developed for the fraction of the tunnelling current captured into each of the surface electronic bands with input from only high-resolution scanning tunnelling spectroscopy (STS) of the clean Si(111)-7x7 surface. This model fits the measured data and gives explanation to the measured voltage onsets, exponential increase in the measured manipulation probabilities and plateau at higher voltages. It also confirms an ultrafast relaxation to the bottom of a surface band for the injected charge after injection, but before the nonlocal spread across the surface.
Experimental section of the publication (available on gold open access) contains more details on the methodology and data preparation.