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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.

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  1. 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,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2218

  2. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2181

  3. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3391

  4. 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.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3278

  5. Introduction to VEDA: Virtual Environment for Dynamic AFM

    26 Sep 2007 | Teaching Materials | 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    This resource has become outdated and has been retired by agreement with the author.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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2754

  6. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3009

  7. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3011

  8. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2208

  9. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2723

  10. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2176

  11. BNC Annual Research Symposium: Metrology and Nanomaterials Characterization

    10 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ron Reifenberger

    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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2635

  12. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2223

  13. VEDA: Dynamic Approach Curves

    15 Mar 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): John Melcher, Shuiqing Hu, Steven Douglas Johnson, Daniel Kiracofe, Arvind Raman

    This tool is being replaced by VEDA 2.0. Use that tool instead.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/dynamicafm

  14. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2452

  15. Frontiers in Scanning Probe Microscopy

    30 Nov 2006 | Workshops

    From October 4- 6, 2006 the Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue University hosted a three day focused workshop on cutting edge SPM techniques that are under development throughout the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2035

  16. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2030

  17. SPMW Nanotube, nanoneedle and nanomeniscus: mechanical and wetting properties of modified AFM tip apex

    12 Dec 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): J. P. Aimé

    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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2103

  18. SPMW Nanomechanics: from nanotechnology to biology

    12 Dec 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Elisa Riedo

    The development of new materials with size of few nanometers has opened a new field of scientific and technological research. The goal is to develop faster and better communication systems and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2101

  19. SPMW Nonlinear dynamics in AFM - chaos and parametric resonance

    05 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arvind Raman

    The field of nonlinear dynamics deals with mathematical techniques to study the nonlinear equations that serve as models of physical systems. The benefits of using nonlinear dynamics concepts to...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2238

  20. SPMW Mechanisms of atomic friction studied by friction force microscopy

    12 Dec 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ernst Meyer

    Force microscopy is a versatile instrument to investigate physical phenomena on surfaces. The first emphasis is on the study of friction on the nanometer-scale, also called nanotribology. It will...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2102

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