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Nov 27, 2014
Analysis of multiple eigenmodes in AFM reveals surface properties.
Nov 24, 2014
Theoretical descriptions of scanning tunnelling potentiometry could extend the scope of the technique to observe the same features as scanning tunnelling microscopy.
Oct 21, 2014
Novel technique measures ion concentration and diffusion qualitatively.
Oct 14, 2014
Novel atomic force microscopy methods probe the properties of coal.
Sep 24, 2014
Atomic-scale voltage drop imaging can be used to improve nanoelectronics.
Jul 20, 2014 1 comment
Detecting changes in magnetic field for high-speed sensing.
Apr 10, 2014
An unexpected route to high-resolution atomic force microscopy
Mar 14, 2014
An easy route to quantitative nanoscale electrical characterisation at GHz frequencies
Oct 4, 2013
An appropriate loading force is essential in nanoscale electrical characterization by Conductive Atomic Force Microscopy
May 8, 2013
Scanning plasmonic ridge aperture senses changes in refractive index and absorption of nanostructures, which is useful for detecting voids or defects in a sample.
May 2, 2013
Continuous imaging during patterned optical illumination allows surface morphology, roughness and particle size distribution to be spatially and statistically monitored as a function of time.
Oct 16, 2012
Nano-oscillations analysed to further understand scanning probe microscopy techniques.
Oct 12, 2012
Model guides the selection and design of carbon nanotubes as scanning tips and nanomanipulators.
Sep 26, 2012
Surface roughness fingerprint allows sub-nanometre positioning without alignment marks.
Sep 5, 2012
Analysis reveals atomic structure at the very apex of the probe and will lead to a better understanding of nanoscale mechanics and electronic transport.
Jul 31, 2012
Dependence of the drain current on the drain voltage has no saturation region, similar to a field-effect transistor based on graphene.
Jul 17, 2012
Up to three coexisting stable states identified in latest study, which could help experimentalists to obtain superior images.
Jul 5, 2012
Contact mode cantilever dynamics understood in two-part study.
Jun 20, 2012
AFM operating in electrostatic force microscope mode reveals evolution of force gradients in gemstone placed on thermally cycled heating stage.
Jun 14, 2012
Computer simulations demonstrate potential of optically trapped cylinders as custom probes