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Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM) is a branch of microscopy that forms images of surfaces using a physical probe that scans the specimen. An image of the surface is obtained by mechanically moving the probe in a raster scan of the specimen, line by line, and recording the probe-surface interaction as a function of position.

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  1. Feasibility of Molecular Manufacturing

    14 Mar 2005 | Animations | Contributor(s): EPICS LSPM Team

    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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/93

  2. Nano/Bio Connection

    02 Apr 2005 | Animations | Contributor(s): EPICS LSPM Team

    Nanotechnology is not just a topic for physicists, chemists, and engineers. Laura explains the important role of biologists in this field, and shows how they may help provide clues to molecular...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/91

  3. Nanomanufacturing: Top-Down and Bottom-Up

    14 Mar 2005 | Animations | Contributor(s): EPICS LSPM Team

    Martin presents an overview of nanomanufacturing techniques, explaining the difference between top-down and bottom-up approaches.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/96

  4. Scanning Probe Microscope Operation

    16 Nov 2005 | Animations | Contributor(s): John C. Bean

    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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/442

  5. Scanning Probe Microscope Piezoelectric Crystals

    16 Nov 2005 | Animations | Contributor(s): John C. Bean

    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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/444

  6. Scanning Probe Microscopes

    15 Mar 2005 | Animations | Contributor(s): EPICS LSPM Team

    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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/92

  7. What is a Nanometer?

    02 Apr 2005 | Animations | Contributor(s): EPICS LSPM Team

    Join Laura and Martin on a wild ride through the milliworld and the microworld to reach the nanoworld. Along the way, they discover how small a nanometer truly is.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/90

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