Ultrahigh vacuum scanning force microscope with fiber-optic deflection sensor

Kracke, B.; Damaschke, B.
August 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Aug1996, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p2957
Academic Journal
Describes a scanning force microscope working in ultrahigh vacuum. Presentation of first in situ measurements of thin gold films grown on muscovite mica; Measurement of lever deflection using a fiber-optic interferometer; Implementation of a stepper motor with gear reduction system for coarse approach using the microscope.


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