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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.
Learn more about quantum dots from the many resources on this site, listed below. More information on AFM can be found here.
Introduction to VEDA: Virtual Environment for Dynamic AFM
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26 Sep 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman
This resource has become outdated and has been retired by agreement with the author. Please see the VEDA tool page and supporting documents for current information regarding the VEDA Tool. This learning module describes the motivation, theory, and features of VEDA- a Virtual Environment for...
ME 597 Homework 1: Quantum Transmission
18 Oct 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger
Problems:Transmission through a Square BarrierTransmission resonances for an array of square barriersA simple model for the vdW interaction
ME 597 Homework 2: AFM Cantilevers
18 Oct 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman
ME 597 Homework 3:
29 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman
Problems:Steady state vibration response far from sampleAttractive and repulsive regimes of oscillationPractical issuesTheory
ME 597 Homework 4: AM-AFM Scans and Basics of FM-AFM
29 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger
Problems:Setting the feedback parameters in AM-AFM scanningFactors Affecting Contrast in dAFM Topographic and Phase ImagesFM-AFMA dAFM “pocket guide”
VEDA First-time User Manual
07 Aug 2012 | | Contributor(s):: John Melcher, Daniel Kiracofe, Shuiqing Hu, Steven Douglas Johnson, Sudharsan Balasubramaniam, Arvind Raman
This document is intended to be a “quickstart” guide to get new users running their first simulations with VEDA, walking the user through two easy examples. After completing these simple examples, the user is referred to the comprehensive manual for a more detailed description and additional...
This is a comprehensive manual for the VEDA (VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT FOR DYNAMIC AFM) Version 2.0 simulation tool.