Tags: atomic force microscopy

Description

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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Online Presentations (1-20 of 83)

  1. [Illinois] GEM4 2012: 3D Microscopy, Confocal, Multiphoton & SHG Microscopy

    29 Dec 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Peter So

    Our objective is to educate researchers and graduate students about the fundamentals of cell and molecular biomechanics, and to provide an intense learning experience, and to facilitate interactions among engineers, biologists and clinicians. The goals are to help train a new generation of...

  2. BME 695L Special Lecture 4: Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) for Nanomedical Systems (cells and nanoparticles)

    02 Dec 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Helen McNally

    Guest lecturer: Helen McNally

  3. Illinois 2011 NanoBiophotonics Summer School: Poster Day: Peng Huang

    29 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Peng Huang, Nadia Jassim

    Local raster scanning of high speed imaging of polymers in atomic force microscopy.

  4. Introduction to Birck Scanning Probe Microscopy Center

    03 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Xin Xu

    This presentation gives an introduction to the AFM facility and AFM related research being conducted in Birck nanotechnology center (BNC), and also some useful AFM resources.

  5. Atomic Force Microscopy: Applications for Life Science Research

    03 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Irene Revenko

    This presentation presents the principles of AFM and demonstrates the applications in Life Sciences. We will also discuss key points about the technology, and more particularly, the technical characteristics you should understand when using an AFM such as noise level, limitations of the...

  6. Force Measurements in AFM

    03 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Amir Moshar

  7. AFM Metrology of Cellulose Nanocrystals

    03 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Robert J. Moon, Ryan Wagner

    This talk discusses the characterization of cellulose nanocrystals via atomic force microscopy.

  8. Electronic Characterization of Materials Using Conductive AFM

    03 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Amir Moshar

  9. AFM Sample Preparation in Biology

    03 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Irene Revenko

    All biological samples are different, the key is to start with established recipes for similar samples, then adapt the procedures for a different one. We'll present guidelines for choosing a substrate, immobilizing the sample, choosing the proper cantilever, as well as tips and tricks optimize...

  10. ME 597 Lecture 22: Frequency Modulated AFM: Experimental Details

    14 Feb 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger

  11. ME 597 Lecture 16: Dynamic Approach Curves in AM-AFM (VEDA Demo)

    24 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: John Melcher

    Guest lecturer: John Melcher. VEDA demonstration.

  12. ME 597 Lecture 20: Scanning Controls (VEDA Demo)

    13 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Daniel Kiracofe

    Guest lecturer: Daniel Kiracofe. VEDA demonstration.

  13. ME 597 Lecture 17: Cantilever Eigenmodes, Equivalent Point Mass Oscillator, Analytical Approaches

    29 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman

  14. ME 597 Lecture 25: AFM in Liquids I

    20 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman

  15. ME 597 Lecture 26: AFM in Liquids II

    20 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman

  16. ME 597 Lecture 27: Other Emerging dAFM Techniques

    20 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman

  17. ME 597A Lecture 7: Uncertainty Quantification in Experiments

    16 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman

    Guest Lecture Arvind Raman.

  18. ME 597 Lecture 24: Using AFM to Measure Electrostatic Forces

    07 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger

  19. ME 597 Lecture 23: FM-AFM Selected Results and Achieving Atomic Resolution with AFM

    07 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger

  20. ME 597 Lecture 21: Frequency Modulated AFM

    22 Nov 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger