Nonresonant detection of electric force gradients by dynamic force microscopy

Yokoyama, Hiroshi; Inoue, Takahito
December 1994
Applied Physics Letters;12/12/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 24, p3143
Academic Journal
Presents a mechanoelectric cross-modulation scheme for the direct and nonresonant detection of electric force gradients by dynamic force microscopy. Use of ultrasonic vibration in the technique; Induction of oscillating charge densities proportional to the electric force gradients; Enhancement of the imaging lateral resolution.


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