Giessibl, Franz J. (2003) Atomic Force Microscopy on Its Way to Adolescence. AIP Conference Proceedings 696 (1), pp. 60-67.
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When the atomic force microscope (AFM) was introduced in 1986, its potential to resolve surfaces with true atomic resolution was already proposed. However, substantial problems had to be overcome before atomic resolution became possible by AFM. Today, true atomic resolution by AFM is standard practice. This article discusses the influence of the cantilever stiffness and — amplitude on noise and short‐range force sensitivity and introduces a sensor operating at near optimal conditions (qPlus sensor). The data achieved with this optimized sensing technology show substructures within single atom images, attributed to atomic orbitals.
|Institutions:||Physics > Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics > Chair Professor Giessibl > Group Franz J. Giessibl|
|Subjects:||500 Science > 530 Physics|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Unknown|
|Deposited On:||13 Jul 2012 08:16|
|Last Modified:||13 Jul 2012 08:16|