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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 9: Force Distance Curves I
10 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman
ME 597 Lecture 7: Interaction Forces I
08 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman
From interatomic and intermolecular forces to tip-sample interaction forces.
ME 597 Lecture 22: Frequency Modulated AFM - Experimental Details
02 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger
ME 597 Lecture 21: Frequency Modulated AFM
ME 597 Lecture 20: Imaging Artifacts in AM-AFM
27 Jan 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger
Topics:Probe Tip ArtifactsInstrumental ArtifactsLarge Force ArtifactsImage Processing ArtifactsIntrinsic LimitationsTip Cleaning
Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 20: Sensing and Actuation in Nanoscale
17 Dec 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh
Sensing and Actuation in NanoscaleTopics: Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Two Modes of Forming STM Images STM Manipulation Atomic Force Microscopy Typical Engaging Curve Imaging in Fluid Shear Force Sensing by Tuning Fork Tip Shape Effects: Containment Tip Shape Effect: Cone Angle Other Imaging...
ME 597 Lecture 27a: Recent Advances in AFM
14 Dec 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger
Topics:Unifying ThemeTaking advantage of cantilever modes
ME 597 Lecture 23: FM-AFM Selected Results
08 Dec 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger
Topics:FM-AFM Selected Results/li>Achieving Atomic Resolution with AFM
ME 597 Lecture 28: Other Emerging dAFM Techniques
08 Dec 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman
Topics:Multi-frequency AFMSub-surface imagingHigh-speed/video rate AFM
ME 597 Lecture 25: Using the AFM to Measure Electrostatic Forces
02 Dec 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger
ME 597 Lecture 17: Imaging or Peak Forces in Tapping Mode AFM
01 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman
ME 597 Lecture 16: Analytical Descriptions of AM-AFM, Theory of Phase Contrast
ME 597 Lecture 13: Point Mass Models, Modeling AM-AFM
ME 597 Lecture 12: Introduction to Dynamic AFM – Point Mass Approximation
ME 597 Lecture 6: The Transition from STM to AFM
26 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger
VEDA: Amplitude Modulated Scanning
20 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: John Melcher, Shuiqing Hu, Arvind Raman, Steven Douglas Johnson, Daniel Kiracofe
This tool is being replaced by VEDA 2.0. Use that tool instead.
ME 597 Lecture 2: Electron States in Solids-Density of States
09 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger
Note: This lecture has been revised since its original presentation.Topics:Electron States in Solids – Bloch FunctionsKronig-Penney ModelDensity of States
ME 597/PHYS 570: Fundamentals of Atomic Force Microscopy (Fall 2009)
03 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger, Arvind Raman
A course for students interested in learning the fundamentals underlying Atomic Force Microscopy.
ME 597 Lecture 1: Introduction to Basic Quantum Mechanics
01 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger
Note: This lecture has been revised since its original presentation.Topics:Introduction to Basic Quantum MechanicsEnergy States in Periodic Crystals
ME 597 Introductory Lecture