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Feasibility of Molecular Manufacturing
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14 Mar 2005 |
Martin and Laura have an interesting debate about the feasibility of Molecular Manufacturing. Can molecular assemblers be developed to create new materials, new devices, and even macroscopic objects? Find out... If Martin ever wakes up!
Introduction to VEDA: Virtual Environment for Dynamic AFM
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This resource has become outdated and has been retired by agreement with the author.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...
Oct 06 2009
Nanomaterials and the Environment & Instrumentation, Metrology, and Analytical Methods
Scanning Electron Microscope
16 Nov 2005 |
This resource describes a scanning electron microscope (SEM). It includes detailed depictions of how the electron beam is focused and used to create hugely magnified images of experimental specimens.
Scanning Probe Microscope Operation
Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPMs) include Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs) and Scanning Tunneling Microscopes (STMs or STEMs). They are the only instruments in widespread use that can actually "see" single atoms! You can skim this resource quickly to learn the general concepts of SPMs, or you can...
Scanning Probe Microscope Piezoelectric Crystals
In this resource we disassemble the piezoelectric assembly of a scanning probe microscope. At its core is a white cylinder of the piezoelectric material. If you look closely, it has a granular texture that reflects the fact that it is actually made up of many small crystals.
Scanning Probe Microscopes
15 Mar 2005 |
Laura explains how scanning probe microscopes can be used to create images of small devices, molecules, and even atoms! A large-scale version of the scanning probe microscope is built out of Legos to show the basic principles.
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.
VEDA: Dynamic Approach Curves
15 Mar 2007 | | Contributor(s):: John Melcher, Shuiqing Hu, Steven Douglas Johnson, Daniel Kiracofe, Arvind Raman