Why is the resolution of a tunneling microscope not limited by the wavelength of the electrons?

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Then, in the gap between the sample and the probe $k_z^2<0,$ and $$k=\sqrt{k_x^2+k_y^2-|k_z|^2}.$$ If we used this value of $k$ in a scanning electron microscope (which uses propagating electrons instead of evanescent-mode ones ...Read More