Simulating Solid-Liquid Interfaces in Atomic Force Microscopy

  • Bernhard Reischl
  • Filippo Federici Canova
  • Peter Spijker
  • Matt Watkins
  • Adam FosterEmail author
Part of the NanoScience and Technology book series (NANO)


In this chapter, we will cover the main approaches taken to model AFM in liquids in a variety of different systems, discussing the advantages and problems of different methods, outlining the main issues to take into account in general, while also attempting to build a perspective for the future of the field. We hope this will provide a fundamental platform of understanding for future Atomic Force Microscopy studies of solid-liquid interfaces at the nanoscale.


Atomic Force Microscopy Hydration Layer Alkali Halide Free Energy Calculation Surface Slab 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernhard Reischl
    • 1
  • Filippo Federici Canova
    • 2
  • Peter Spijker
    • 1
  • Matt Watkins
    • 3
  • Adam Foster
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Applied PhysicsCOMP Centre of Excellence, Aalto University School of ScienceHelsinkiFinland
  2. 2.WPI-AIMR Tohoku UniversitySendaiJapan
  3. 3.School of Mathematics and PhysicsUniversity of LincolnLincolnUK

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