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Atomic force microscopy (AFM) or scanning force microscopy (SFM) is a very high-resolution type of scanning probe microscopy, with demonstrated resolution on the order of fractions of a nanometer, more than 1000 times better than the optical diffraction limit.
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ME 597 Lecture 1: Introduction to Basic Quantum Mechanics
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01 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ron Reifenberger
Note: This lecture has been revised since its original presentation. Topics: Introduction to Basic Quantum Mechanics Energy States in Periodic Crystals Course is dual listed as Physics …
ME 597 Introductory Lecture
Course is dual listed as Physics 570.
Nanotribology, Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization Studies
08 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bharat Bhushan
Fundamental nanotribological studies provide insight to molecular origins of interfacial phenomena including adhesion, friction, wear and lubrication. Friction and wear of lightly loaded micro/nano …
Gas Damping of Microcantilevers at Low Ambient Pressures
03 Nov 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rahul Anil Bidkar
This seminar will present a theoretical model for predicting the gas damping of long, rectangular silicon microcantilevers, which are oscillating in an unbounded gaseous medium with the ambient …
So What do Biologist, Biotechnologists & Pharmaceutical Scientist Want With an AFM/SPM Anyway?
11 Sep 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kunal Bose
BNC Research Review: Carbon Nanotubes as Nucleic Acid Carriers
04 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Don Bergstrom
This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the upcoming …
SPMW Scanning Probe Acceleration Microscopy: Towards Real Time Reconstruction of Tip-Sample Forces in Tapping Mode AFM
05 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tomasz Kowalewski
Tapping mode atomic force microscopy (TMAFM) in fluids has become an increasingly important technique, especially in studying biological samples under near physiological conditions. However, until …
SPMW Single molecule recognition atomic force microscopy
05 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Hinterdorfer
In molecular recognition force microscopy (MRFM), ligands are covalently attached to atomic force microscopy tips for the molecular recognition of their cognitive receptors on probe surfaces. A …
KIST/PU Design and Performance of Bioresponsive Nanocarriers with Tunable Reactivity for Drug and Gene Delivery
23 Oct 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dave Thompson
Our lab has focused on the development of bioresponsive nanocarriers that are designed to release their cargo upon entry into acidic environments such as those found in cellular endosomes and …
BME 695N Lecture 9: Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) for Nanomedical Systems (cells and nanoparticles)
30 Sep 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Helen McNally
What Helen McNally as guest lecturer.
Oligodeoxyribonucleotide Association with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
02 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jennifer McDonald
Commercially available single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) tend to aggregate as ropes and bundles during production making them of little use in many scientific and industrial applications. An …
Re-engineering a Healthy Eye Tissue to Restore Damaged Eyesight
02 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Margarita Shalaev
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that is the leading cause of blindness in the USA and Western Europe. It affects over one million people in the United States alone. One of …
SPMW A fresh look to amplitude-modulation AFM: Force minimization, interaction measurement, and the quest for high resolution
05 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Udo D. Schwarz
Frequency modulation atomic force microscopy (FM-AFM) has been able to deliver high-resolution atomic-scale images in ultrahigh vacuum for over one decade. In addition, there have been recent reports …
SPMW AFM at Video Rate and Beyond
16 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mervyn Miles
The particular advantages that atomic force microscopy (AFM) has over other types of microscopy are well-known, but it has the one major disadvantage of low imaging rates in conventional instruments …
SPMW The Nanomechanics of compositional mapping in amplitude modulation AFM
05 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ricardo Garcia
Amplitude modulation atomic force microscopy (AM-AFM) has been very successful for imaging with high spatial resolution inorganic as well as soft materials such as polymers, living cells and single …
BNC Annual Research Symposium: Metrology and Nanomaterials Characterization
10 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ron Reifenberger
SPMW FIRAT: A fast and sensitive probe structure for SPM
05 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): F. Levent Degertekin
A new SPM probe, called the force sensing integrated readout and active tip (FIRAT), is described and initial experimental results obtained on commercial AFM systems are presented. FIRAT combines a …
Toward Improving the Precision of Nanoscale Force-Displacement Measurements
13 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jason Clark
Nanotechnology has great potential for being used to create better medicines, materials, and sensors. With increasing interest in nanotechnology to improve the quality of our lives, there has …
SPMW Interplay between theory and experiment in AFM nanomechanical studies of polymers
30 Nov 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sergei Magonov, Sergey Belikov
High-resolution imaging of surfaces and compositional mapping of heterogeneous materials are the main functions of atomic force microscopy (AFM) in studies of polymer materials. Compositional mapping …
SPMW Nanotube, nanoneedle and nanomeniscus: mechanical and wetting properties of modified AFM tip apex
12 Dec 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): J. P. AimÃ©
Among AFM microscopes, Dynamic force microscopes (DFM) are very sensitive to variation of minute forces involved in the interaction between the tip and the surface. However, despite numerous efforts, …
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