Metal-coated carbon nanotube tips for magnetic force microscopy

Zhifeng Deng; Yenilmez, Erhan; Leu, Josh; Hoffman, J. E.; Straver, Eric W. J.; Hongjie Dai; Moler, Kathryn A.
December 2004
Applied Physics Letters;12/20/2004, Vol. 85 Issue 25, p6263
Academic Journal
We fabricated cantilevers for magnetic force microscopy with carbon nanotube tips coated with magnetic material. Images of a custom hard drive demonstrated 20 nm lateral resolution, with prospects for further improvements.


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