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Anode oxidation performed with an ElectriTap300-G probe on a JEOL JSPM-5200 SPM system
Image courtesy of Takashi Sueyoshi, JEOL Ltd, Japan
Topography image of dried DNA taken with a Tap300Al-G probe on an Asylum Cypher AFM
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Taken with a Tap300Al-G AFM probe and an Asylum MFP 3D AFM system
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Taken with Tap300Al-G AFM probes on an Asylum Cypher AFM
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Taken with Tap300Al-G AFM probes on an Asylum Cypher AFM
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Pox virus taken with a Tap300Al-G AFM probe and an Asylum MFP 3D AFM system
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Kelvin Probe Measurement on graphene exfoliated on SrTiO3 (Strontium titanate) obtained in non-contact AFM mode using a frequency shift of -5 Hz. The graphene was irradiated with Xenon 23+ ions under grazing incidence of 6°. On monolayer the impact of
Image courtesy of Benedict Kleine Bussmann, Oliver Ochedowski, Marica Schleberger AG Schleberger, University Duisburg-Essen
Compressed silicon nanoribbons on a flexible PDMS substrate, taken with Tap300Al-G AFM probes on an Asylum MFP-3D AFM.
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Magnetic field MFM image of a zip disk, taken with Multi75M AFM probes on an Asylum MFP-3D AFM.
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Superconducting quantum device, taken with Tap300Al-G AFM probes on an Asylum MFP-3D AFM.
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
SEBS (styrene-ethylene-butylene-styrene) block copolymer, taken with Tap300Al-G AFM probes on an Asylum MFP-3D AFM.
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Mouse skeletal muscle fiber, taken with Tap300Al-G AFM probes on an Asylum MFP-3D AFM
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
A screw dislocation in a polymer surface, taken with Tap300Al-G AFM probes on an Asylum MFP-3D AFM.
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
A crack in a nitride thin film, taken with Tap300Al-G AFM probes on an Asylum Cypher AFM.
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
A gypsum crystal etched with water, taken with Tap300Al-G AFM probes on an Asylum Cypher AFM.
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Carbon nanotubes and bundles on quartz atomic steps, taken with Tap300Al-G AFM probes on an Asylum Cypher AFM.
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
The nanostructure makes the wing highly hydrophobic and it's directional - water droplets will only flow away from the body off the ends of the wing, keeping the body dry. Taken with a BS-Tap300AL AFM probe on an Asylum Research MFP-3D AFM system
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Single wall carbon nanotubes transferred to an elastic PDMS substrate, then laterally compressed, causing the nanotubes to buckle into waves. taken with Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
A thin strip of single layer Graphene atop a ridged PDMS polymer substrate, 10 micron scan taken with AIOAl AFM probe using the Soft tapping (150 kHz) cantilever
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Phase image of a SEBS polymer, 4 micron scan Topography rendered in 3D, overlain with the color data from the phase image taken with Tap300AL AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Phase image of a SEBS polymer, 4 micron scan taken with Tap300AL AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Thin film of Zein protein with cholesterol, 15 micron scan taken with Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Atomic steps on a Palladium surface, 8 micron scan taken with Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
The curved surface of a human hair, 35 micron scan taken with Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Surface of ant abdominal plating, 90 micron scan. taken with Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Strontium titanium oxide surface with 4 Angstrom steps, 2 micron scan. taken with Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Dendritic growth of platinum nanoclusters, 7 micron scan. taken with Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Hexagonal DNA nanostructure, 600 nanometer scan. taken with Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Silicon surface impacted with molten copper droplet from exhaust of spacecraft ion thruster, 25 micron scan. taken with Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Compact disk surface. Scanned with Tap300 AFM probe in tapping mode
Image courtesy of Dr. Yordan Stefanov, ISB, Bulgaria
Crater in a sapphire substrate hit with a femtosecond laser pulse, followed by annealing to develop the step structure. Steps on the surface are three angstrom atomic steps. Scanned with a Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
An extremely thin (30 nm) free standing Silicon Nitride membrane with nickel nanoparticles, following heating with a short laser pulse. The nanoparticles react with the substrate, and the induced stress in the film creates large ripples in the membrane s
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Finely detailed surface of biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP)
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
MgO crystal, carved in a Focused Ion Beam (FIB) system. The top, unaltered surface shows single and double atomic steps.
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Crystallization of poly(benzyl-beta-L-glutamate) on glass, 30 micron scan. Scanned with a Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Contaminants on the surface prior to sputtering give rise to classic sputter cone formation. Scanned with a Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Sapphire crystal following annealing at 1400 degrees C, leaving a clean surface with atomic steps and occasional defects. The steps are approximately 3 angstroms tall. Scanned with a Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Xanthomonas campestris bacteria in potato agar. 10 micron scan. Scanned with Multi75 AFM probe in Light Tapping Mode
Image courtesy of Dr. Yordan Stefanov, ISB, Bulgaria
Chocolate is a complex material consisting primarily of a finely crystallized continuous fatty lipid matrix (cocoa butter) in which cocoa powder and sugar particles are dispersed. With time, the lipid crystals tend to merge to form larger crystals on a mi
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
E-coli bacterium with flagellum, 6 micron scan Scanned with a Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
HOPG samples, measured with Tap300Al AFM probes
Image courtesy of Albert Lin, Angsnanotek Co., Ltd., Taiwan
Phase image of a SEBS triblock copolymer (styrene-ethylene-butylene-styrene), 3 micron scan Scanned with a Tap300Al AFM probe on an Asylum Research MFP-3D AFM
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Porous surface of anodized Aluminum, 3 micron scan. Scanned with a Tap300Al AFM probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Nano Particles(20~50nm), measured with Tap300Al AFM probes
Image courtesy of Albert Lin, Angsnanotek Co., Ltd., Taiwan
Nano Particles(20~50nm), measured with Tap300Al AFM probes
Image courtesy of Albert Lin, Angsnanotek Co., Ltd., Taiwan
Nano Particle(20~50nm)
Image courtesy of Albert Lin, Angsnanotek Co., Ltd., Taiwan
ZnO2 samples, measured with Tap300Al AFM probes
Image courtesy of Albert Lin, Angsnanotek Co., Ltd., Taiwan
Human hair Scanned in contact mode with Cont AFM probes
Image courtesy of Albert Lin, Angsnanotek Co., Ltd., Taiwan
Atomic steps on a sputtered Palladium, taken with Tap300Al AFM Probe
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
CNT (2nm)
Image courtesy of Albert Lin, Angsnanotek Co., Ltd., Taiwan
Amyloid Fibrils(4~8nm)
Image courtesy of Albert Lin, Angsnanotek Co., Ltd., Taiwan
ZnO Particle(<10nm)
Image courtesy of Albert Lin, Angsnanotek Co., Ltd., Taiwan
Imprint of different porphyrin aggregates in polystyrene
Image courtesy of Haverford College, Haverford, USA
The blend of two biopolymers with compatibilizer, 2 µm
Image courtesy of Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute, Japan
Screw dislocation in poly-oxy-methylene (POM)
Image courtesy of Jeff Kalish, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Silicon doping, measured with ElectriTap300
Image courtesy of Steve Liu, Dual Signal Tech Corp.
Images of the surface of a magnetic ZIP disk - Surface topography and Magnetic field images taken with Magnetic Multi75M AFM probe - 60 micro meters
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Images of the surface of a magnetic ZIP disk - Surface topography and Magnetic field images taken with Magnetic Multi75M AFM probe 30 micro meters
Image courtesy of Scott MacLaren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Topographic image (left) and Magnetic Force Microscopy (MFM) phase image (right) of a HDD platter surface. The high and low areas on the magnetic scan are regions with different orientation of the magnetic dipoles that store binary 1s and 0s. Scan size 5
Image courtesy of Dr. Yordan Stefanov, ISB, Bulgaria
The topographic data (first image) shows two metal lines and the electrostatic force data helps distinguish between the biased line (left, 2 Volts) and the grounded one (right). Scan size 7 microns. Scanned with ElectriMulti75 in EFM mode.
Image courtesy of Dr. Yordan Stefanov, ISB, Bulgaria
2x2 micro meters
Image courtesy of Albert Lin, Angsnanotek Co., Ltd., Taiwan
2x2 micro meters
Image courtesy of Albert Lin, Angsnanotek Co., Ltd., Taiwan
2500 x 2500nm; 1000 x 1000nm and 500 x 500nm; X-174 RF Lambda DNA
Image courtesy of Albert Lin, Angsnanotek Co., Ltd., Taiwan
Image courtesy of Dr. Yordan Stefanov, ISB, Bulgaria
Image courtesy of Dr. Penka Terziyska, ISB, Bulgaria
Image courtesy of Dr. Penka Terziyska, ISB, Bulgaria
ZnO layer deposited on Si substrate by Atomic Layer Deposition. Sample provided by Dr. B. Blagoev, Institute of Solid State Physics – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
Image courtesy of Dr. Penka Terziyska, ISB, Bulgaria
Image courtesy of Dr. Penka Terziyska, ISB, Bulgaria