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Scanning Probe Microscopy

Kannan M. Krishnan

in Principles of Materials Characterization and Metrology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198830252
eISBN:
9780191868665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830252.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Scanning probe microscopy (SPM) scans a fine tip close to a surface and measures the tunneling current (STM) or force (SFM), based on many possible tip-surface interactions. STM provides atomic ... More


Probe Microscopy and the Path to Nanotechnology

Cyrus C. M. Mody

in Instrumental Community: Probe Microscopy and the Path to Nanotechnology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134941
eISBN:
9780262298186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134941.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter finds that the commercialization of scanning tunnelling microscope (STM) and atomic force microscopy (AFM) has played a key role in the widespread use of these instruments in different ... More


Phase equilibria, phase changes, and mesophases: Analysis and simulation

ANGELO GAVEZZOTTI

in Molecular Aggregation: Structure analysis and molecular simulation of crystals and liquids

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198570806
eISBN:
9780191718779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570806.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

All matter, from the simplest fluid such as gaseous helium to the most complex system like a biological cell, is made of electrons and nuclei. Electric potentials tend to glue the nuclei together, ... More


Analytical techniques for studying and characterizing polymorphs

Joel Bernstein

in Polymorphism in Molecular Crystals

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199236565
eISBN:
9780191707940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236565.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter reviews the variety of analytical methods used in the investigation and characterization of molecular solids in general, and varieties of crystal forms in particular. The fundamental ... More


Analytical techniques for studying and characterizing polymorphs and polymorphic transitions

Joel Bernstein

in Polymorphism in Molecular Crystals

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780199655441
eISBN:
9780191872853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199655441.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Chapter 4 deals with the analytical methods for the characterization of solid forms, including optical and hot stage microscopy, thermal methods (differential scanning calorimetry, thermal ... More


The physics of the cell membrane

Martin Michael Müller and Martine Ben Amar

in New Trends in the Physics and Mechanics of Biological Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 92, July 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199605835
eISBN:
9780191729522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605835.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This chapter introduces some important aspects of the physics of the cell membrane. After a short presentation of the biological facts the chapters shows how the elasticity of the lipid bilayer ... More


Polymer characterization

Ian L. Hosier and Alun S. Vaughan

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198503095
eISBN:
9780191916557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198503095.003.0006
Subject:
Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry

Polymer science is, of course, driven by the desire to produce new materials for new applications. The success of materials such as polyethylene, polypropylene, and polystyrene is such that these ... More


Physical Properties inside Domain Walls: Basic Principles and Scanning Probe Measurements

G. Catalan and N. Domingo

in Domain Walls: From Fundamental Properties to Nanotechnology Concepts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198862499
eISBN:
9780191895319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862499.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter explains that the field of domain wall (DW) nanoelectronics is predicated on the premise that the distinct physical properties of domain walls offer new conceptual possibilities for ... More


Direct characterization of adsorbed surfactant layers

Bob Aveyard

in Surfactants: In Solution, at Interfaces and in Colloidal Dispersions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198828600
eISBN:
9780191867125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828600.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Some widely used techniques for the direct physical investigation of the structure of adsorbed surfactant films are introduced. Neutron reflection has yielded very detailed information about adsorbed ... More


Near-Equilibrium Oscillations

Peter Mann

in Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198822370
eISBN:
9780191861253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822370.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In this chapter, the theory of near-equilibrium oscillations is developed and normal mode analysis is performed. This topic requires a little bit of linear algebra when dealing with matrices, as well ... More


LaAlO3/SrTiO3-based device concepts

Daniela F. Bogorin, Patrick Irvin, Cheng Cen, and Jeremy Levy

in Multifunctional Oxide Heterostructures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199584123
eISBN:
9780191745331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584123.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses a variety of device concepts that are based on the conductive interface between LaAlO3 and SrTiO3. The interface between these two insulating oxides spontaneously forms a high ... More


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