UVA Virtual Lab: Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
               
 
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This page describes the operation of Nanosurf Inc′s "easyScan" atomic force microscope (AFM). Virtual reality is used to take apart the microscope and show how a laser controlled feedback loop allows the probe to measure the shape of a sample surface at almost the atomic-scale. A companion page describes the easyScan scanning tunneling microscope (STM). That page can be viewed by CLICKING HERE.

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