Data Processing for Acoustic Probe Microscopy Techniques

  • F. Marinello
  • D. Passeri
  • P. Schiavuta
  • E. Savio
Part of the NanoScience and Technology book series (NANO)


One of the merits of acoustic probe microscopy techniques is the possibility of exploiting traceable quantitative mechanical characterization of surfaces. To this end, after measurement proper data processing is needed in order to eliminate or compensate artifacts and distortions and eventually optimize extrapolated information. This chapter discusses the main points of data post processing, providing hints and strategies for repeatable analysis of surface data sets.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Marinello
    • 1
  • D. Passeri
    • 2
  • P. Schiavuta
    • 3
  • E. Savio
    • 4
  1. 1.TeSAF, Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and ForestryUniversity of PaduaLegnaro (Padua)Italy
  2. 2.BASE, Department of Basic and Applied Sciences for EngineeringUniversity of Rome SapienzaRomeItaly
  3. 3.Interuniversity Consortium for Nanotechnology of the Veneto RegionCIVEN AssociationMarghera (Venezia)Italy
  4. 4.DII, Department of Industrial EngineeringUniversity of PaduaPaduaItaly

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