Scanning Probe Microscopy in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 3


ISBN: 978-3-642-25413-0 (Print) 978-3-642-25414-7 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Scanning Probe Microscopy Techniques

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-21

      Laser-Assisted Scanning Probe Alloying Nanolithography (LASPAN)

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-53

      Characterization and Optimization of Quartz Tuning Fork-Based Force Sensors for Combined STM/AFM

    4. Chapter

      Pages 55-75

      Exploring Mesoscale Contact Mechanics by Atomic Force Microscopy

  3. Characterization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77

    2. Chapter

      Pages 79-98

      Atomic Force Microscopy for DNA SNP Identification

    3. Chapter

      Pages 99-135

      Atomic Force Microscopy of Isolated Nanostructures: Biomolecular Imaging in Hydrated Environments – Status and Future Prospects

    4. Chapter

      Pages 137-169

      Single-Molecule Studies of Integrins by AFM-Based Force Spectroscopy on Living Cells

    5. Chapter

      Pages 171-193

      Nanomechanics of Yeast Surfaces Revealed by AFM

    6. Chapter

      Pages 195-233

      Recent Developments in In Situ SFM of Block Copolymers: 3D Volume Structures and Dynamics

    7. Chapter

      Pages 235-247

      Surface Morphology and Crystallinity of Polyamides Investigated by Atomic Force Microscopy

    8. Chapter

      Pages 249-290

      Application of Atomic Force Microscopy in Natural Polymers

    9. Chapter

      Pages 291-315

      Investigation of Nanopatterned Functional Polymer Surfaces by AFM in Pulsed Force Mode

    10. Chapter

      Pages 317-334

      Reconstruction of Energy Surfaces from Friction Force Microscopy Measurements with the Jarzynski Equality

    11. Chapter

      Pages 335-361

      Contact and Friction of One- and Two-Dimensional Nanostructures

    12. Chapter

      Pages 363-393

      Van der Waals and Capillary Adhesion of Polycrystalline Silicon Micromachined Surfaces

  4. Industrial Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 395-395

    2. Chapter

      Pages 397-430

      Atomic Force Microscopy in Bioengineering Applications

    3. Chapter

      Pages 431-483

      Bridging Nano- and Microtribology in Mechanical and Biomolecular Layers

    4. Chapter

      Pages 485-528

      Thin Films for Thermoelectric Applications

    5. Chapter

      Pages 529-550

      Evaluation of the Nanoimprinting Process Using Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM)

    6. Chapter

      Pages 551-573

      Electrical Characterization of Solar Cell Materials Using Scanning Probe Microscopy

    7. Chapter

      Pages 575-619

      Solid-State Thin-Film Lithium Batteries for Integration in Microsystems

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 621-630