Physics World Article on Atomic Force Microscopy

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Physics World Article on Atomic Force Microscopy

#1 Post by microb » Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:35 pm

https://physicsworld.com/a/advanced-mic ... ng-legacy/

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Re: Physics World Article on Atomic Force Microscopy

#2 Post by MichaelG. » Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:44 pm

Thanks for the link ... But unfortunately, I am still struggling to get the best out of my assorted optical microscopes :roll:
AFM uses an atomic sharp tip attached to a cantilever that gently feels the topography as it scans in a similar way to the stylus of a record player.
Makes it all sound so easy !!
... If only

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