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Image force microscopy of molecular resonance: A microscope principle.
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PMID:  20859536     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We demonstrate a technique in microscopy which extends the domain of atomic force microscopy to optical spectroscopy at the nanometer scale. We show that molecular resonance of feature sizes down to the single molecular level can be detected and imaged purely by mechanical detection of the force gradient between the interaction of the optically driven molecular dipole and its mirror image in a platinum coated scanning probe tip. This microscopy and spectroscopy technique is extendable to frequencies ranging from radio to infrared and the ultraviolet.
Authors:
I Rajapaksa; K Uenal; H Kumar Wickramasinghe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-8-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied physics letters     Volume:  97     ISSN:  0003-6951     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-9-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9881183     Medline TA:  Appl Phys Lett     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA.
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