TITLE

Hysteresis of the cantilever shift in ultrasonic force microscopy

AUTHOR(S)
Inagaki, K.; Matsuda, O.; Wright, O. B.
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;4/1/2002, Vol. 80 Issue 13, p2386
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We propose a technique based on ultrasonic force microscopy that exploits the hysteresis in cantilever jumping to and from a sample while varying the ultrasonic amplitude. Both the elastic modulus and the work of adhesion can be determined by comparision with a relation derived between their ratio and the cantilever shift at the jump-in point. The method is applied to measurements on an aluminum thin film.
ACCESSION #
6391192

 

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