Nanosurf AFM

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An atomic force microscope (AFM) can resolve features down to 1 nm or below. 

AFM's work by moving a tip across the surface of a sample and measuring the deflections of the tip though a feedback loop.

The famous IBM Quantum Corral and the video A Boy and His Atom where created using an instrument similar to an AFM.

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Manufacturer: NanoSurf

Model: EasyScan 2

Instrument Type: Atomic Force Microscope

Description: Used to characterize topographical and material properties using a cantilever and measuring its deflection with a laser while scanning over the sample surface in one of several modes.

Key Features: High resolution 3D topographical imaging w/ a range of 70 μm-xy, Z 14 μm-z and resolution of 1.1 nm-xy, 0.21 nm-z.

Modes: Contact modes: Static Force, Constant Force, Constant Height; Tapping Modes: Contrast Dynamic Force, Constant Amplitude, Constant Frequecy, Phase Contrast.

Materials Restrictions: Samples must be locally flat to within 500 nm and must fit on a standard 12.7 mm AFM puck.

NanoSurf EasyScan 2 Brochure

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