By K. S. Birdi
Scanning Probe Microscopes: purposes in technological know-how and expertise explains, analyzes, and demonstrates the main widespread microscope within the relations of microscopes -- the scanning probe microscope. starting with an advent to the improvement of SPMs, the writer introduces the fundamentals of scanning tunneling and atomic strength microscopes (STMs and AFMs) besides different sorts of SPMs. He describes different equipment, delineates the strategy of calibration, and gives large references and experimental procedures.
Each next bankruptcy explores a distinct type of molecular species or process. Lipid-like molecules and the contribution of SPMs to our figuring out of self-assembly monolayers obtain specific cognizance, as do functions regarding macromolecules, reminiscent of DNA, and people relating to nanotechnology.
The writer brings to this venture his contemporary, in depth involvement with cutting-edge STM and AFM microscopes and gives either simple and complex details in one quantity. whereas worthwhile to professional researchers, Scanning Probe Microscopes will turn out specially important to beginners to the sector, either as a textbook and as a advisor to the expansive literature.