Calibration of frictional forces in atomic force microscopy

Ogletree, D.F.; Carpick, R.W.; Salmeron, M.
September 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Sep96, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p3298
Academic Journal
Describes the calibration of frictional forces in atomic force microscopy. Presentation of an in situ experimental procedure to determine the response of a cantilever to lateral forces in terms of its normal force response; Discussion of issues related to force and friction measurements using optical lever deflection sensing.


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