Date of Publication: 30-Nov--0001
Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and Its Uses
Author: Debolina Mitra
Category: Engineering, Science and Mathematics
The basic principles of atomic force microscope are discussed. The mode of imaging and the mode of operation are described and compared with each other. Finally, a detail analysis on the application of atomic force microscope in the field of nanoscience, biological molecules and surfactants are discussed and the relevant experimental work is summarized.
Keywords: Contact; Tapping; Topography; Phase; Force.