Published April 1, 1993 | public
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A high performance scanning force microscope head design
A stable and highly sensitive scanning force microscope head design is presented. The head provides an implementation of the optical lever detection method in which mechanical vibration noise has been minimized.
Additional InformationCopyright © 1993 American Institute of Physics. Received 2 November 1992; accepted 19 November 1992. The authors wish to thank Charles F. Spence for stimulating discussions and Dr. Jean-Paul Revel and Michael G. Youngquist for a critical reading of the manuscript. Financial support for this work was provided by Abbott Laboratories, Inc., the National Institutes of Health (Training Grant GM 07617) and the United States Public Health Service (Training Grant HG00021).