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Frequency noise in frequency modulation atomic force microscopy.
Atomic force microscopy (AFM) using the frequency modulation (FM) detection method has been widely used for atomic/molecular-scale investigations of various materials. Recently, it has been shownExpand
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Immunoactive two-dimensional self-assembly of monoclonal antibodies in aqueous solution revealed by atomic force microscopy.
The conformational flexibility of antibodies in solution directly affects their immune function. Namely, the flexible hinge regions of immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies are essential inExpand
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Electrospray deposition, model, and experiment: toward general control of film morphology.
Poly(vinylidene fluoride) film formation with electrospray deposition has been studied with support of a droplet evaporation model. The input parameters of the model consist basically of the solvent,Expand
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True-molecular resolution imaging by frequency modulation atomic force microscopy in various environments
In this study, we discuss the relationship between Q factor of the cantilever in various environments and frequency noise in frequency modulation atomic force microscopy (FM-AFM). We first presentExpand
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Japan AFM roadmap 2006
This article reviews recent progress in Japan in the techniques and applications of dynamic mode atomic force microscopy (AFM), specifically focusing on three topics: (1) mechanical discrimination ofExpand
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Beyond the helix pitch: direct visualization of native DNA in aqueous solution.
The DNA double helix was first elucidated by J.D. Watson and F.H.C. Crick over a half century ago. However, no one could actually "see" the well-known structure ever. Among all real-space observationExpand
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True atomic-resolution imaging of (1014) calcite in aqueous solution by frequency modulation atomic force microscopy.
Calcite (CaCO3) is one of the most abundant minerals on earth and plays an important role in a wide range of different fields including, for example, biomineralization and environmental geochemistry.Expand
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Visualizing water molecule distribution by atomic force microscopy.
Hydration structures at biomolecular surfaces are essential for understanding the mechanisms of the various biofunctions and stability of biomolecules. Here, we demonstrate the measurement of localExpand
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Visualization of hydration layers on muscovite mica in aqueous solution by frequency-modulation atomic force microscopy.
A three-dimensional interaction force mapping experiment was carried out on a muscovite mica surface in an aqueous solution using a high-resolution and low-thermal drift frequency-modulation atomicExpand
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Analog frequency modulation detector for dynamic force microscopy
A new analog frequency modulation (FM) detector (demodulator) for dynamic force microscopy (DFM) is presented. The detector is designed for DFM by utilizing the FM detection method where theExpand
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