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PHYSICAL ORIGINS OF SURFACE FORCES

C. Mathew Mate

in Tribology on the Small Scale: A Bottom Up Approach to Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198526780
eISBN:
9780191712098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526780.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The energies and forces between contacting surfaces originate from the interaction forces between atoms and molecules. This chapter discusses how these atomic level forces lead to various types of ... More


Atomic Forces

C. Julian Chen

in Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211500
eISBN:
9780191705991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211500.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses the physics and properties of four types of atomic forces occurring in STM and AFM: the van der Waals force, the hard core repulsion, the ionic bond, and the covalent bond. The ... More


Physical Origins of Surface Forces

C. Mathew Mate and Robert W. Carpick

in Tribology on the Small Scale: A Modern Textbook on Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780199609802
eISBN:
9780191747724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609802.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The energies and forces between contacting surfaces originate from the interaction forces between atoms and molecules. This chapter discusses how these atomic level forces lead to various types of ... More


Bulk and thin film organic crystal structures

Stephen R. Forrest

in Organic Electronics: Foundations to Applications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198529729
eISBN:
9780191798238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198529729.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Crystallography: Physics

Organic electronic devices are comprised of materials that are amorphous, nanocrystalline, microcrystalline, or single crystalline solids bonded by weak van der Waals forces. This chapter presents ... More


MEASURING SURFACE FORCES

C. Mathew Mate

in Tribology on the Small Scale: A Bottom Up Approach to Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198526780
eISBN:
9780191712098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526780.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter focuses on the two experimental techniques — the surface force apparatus (SFA) and the atomic force microscope (AFM) — that are commonly used for measuring molecular level forces that ... More


Introduction

M. Bordag, G. L. Klimchitskaya, U. Mohideen, and V. M. Mostepanenko

in Advances in the Casimir Effect

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199238743
eISBN:
9780191716461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238743.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This introductory chapter discusses the general physical foundations of the Casimir effect as manifestation of the existence of zero-point vacuum oscillations. Connections between the Casimir force, ... More


Measuring Surface Forces

C. Mathew Mate and Robert W. Carpick

in Tribology on the Small Scale: A Modern Textbook on Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780199609802
eISBN:
9780191747724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609802.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter focuses on the two experimental techniques—the surface force apparatus (SFA) and the atomic force microscope (AFM)—that are commonly used for measuring molecular level forces that act ... More


FORCES BETWEEN MOLECULES AND BETWEEN IONS

C. N. Hinshelwood

in The Structure of Physical Chemistry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570257
eISBN:
9780191717659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570257.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses interatomic forces. Topics covered include Van der Waals forces, interaction of zero-point oscillations, the induction effect, orientation effects, attractions and repulsions, ... More


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