TITLE

Shear force surface contrast on self-assembly monolayers

AUTHOR(S)
Vaccaro, L.; Bernal, M.-P.; Marquis-Weible, F.; Duschl, C.
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;11/6/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Shear force measurements on self-assembly monolayers, which show domains of opposite water affinity, are performed with conventional Al-coated and functionalized near-field probes. Approach curves are discussed, illustrating the influence of the wettability properties of the tip as well as the sample on the oscillation amplitude damping of the probe. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
4413214

 

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