Magnetic Force Microscopy

  • Masato HiradeEmail author


Magnetic force microscope (MFM) is one of the SPM families which can visualize the leakage magnetic field by detecting the magnetic force between a probe and a sample.


Stray magnetic field distribution High resolution Magnetic recording bit Magnetic domain structure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Surface Analysis Business Unit, Analytical & Measuring Instruments DivisionShimadzu CorporationKyotoJapan

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