OSA's Digital Library

Chinese Optics Letters

Chinese Optics Letters

| PUBLISHED MONTHLY BY CHINESE LASER PRESS AND DISTRIBUTED BY OSA

  • Vol. 7, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2009
  • pp: 891–893

A novel atomic force microscope operating in liquid with open probe unit and optimized laser tracking system

Xia Fu, Dongxian Zhang, and Haijun Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 7, Issue 10, pp. 891-893 (2009)


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (791 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations
  • Export Citation/Save Click for help

Abstract

A novel atomic force microscope (AFM) for large samples to be measured in liquid is developed. An innovative laser beam tracking system is proposed to eliminate the tracking and feedback errors. The open probe design of the AFM makes the operation in liquid convenient and easy. A standard 1200-lines/mm grating and a sheet of filter paper are imaged respectively in air and liquid to confirm its performance. The corrosion behavior of aluminum surface in 1-mol/L NaOH solution is further investigated by the AFM. Experimental results show that the system can realize wide range (20 20 (\mu m)) scanning for large samples both in air and liquid, while keeping nanometer order resolution in liquid by eliminating the tracking and feedback error.

© 2009 Chinese Optics Letters

OCIS Codes
(110.0180) Imaging systems : Microscopy
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(180.5810) Microscopy : Scanning microscopy

Citation
Xia Fu, Dongxian Zhang, and Haijun Zhang, "A novel atomic force microscope operating in liquid with open probe unit and optimized laser tracking system," Chin. Opt. Lett. 7, 891-893 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-7-10-891


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. P. K. Hansma, J. P. Cleveland, M. Radmacher, D. A.Walters, P. E. Hillner, M. Bezanilla, M. Fritz, D. Vie, H. G. Hansma, C. B. Prater, J. Massie, L. Fukunaga, J. Gurley, and V. Elings, Appl. Phys. Lett. 64, 1738 (1994).
  2. A. L. Weisenhorn, P. K. Hansma, T. R. Albrecht, and C. F. Quate, Appl. Phys. Lett. 54, 2651 (1989).
  3. Q. Wei, Z. Ren, Z. He, and Z. Niu, Chin. Opt. Lett. 7, 52 (2009).
  4. D. Zhang, H. Zhang, C. Liu, and J. Jiang, Opt. Express 16, 13476 (2008).
  5. G. Bertrand, E. Rocca, C. Savall, C. Rapin, J.-C. Labrune, and P. Steinmetz, J. Electroanal. Chem. 489, 38 (2000).
  6. X. Li, H. Zhang, and D. Zhang, Acta Opt. Sin. (in Chinese) 28, 1279 (2008).
  7. C. Zhou, L. Le Xuan, A. Slablab, N. Sandeau, S. Brasselet, D. Chauvat, and J.-F. Roch, Chin. Opt. Lett. 6, 64 (2008).
  8. D. Zhang, H. Zhang, and X. Lin, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 76, 053705 (2005).
  9. E. J. Wanless, T. J. Senden, A. M. Hyde, T. J. Sawkins, and G. A. Heath, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 65, 1019 (1994).
  10. J. Kwon, J. Hong, Y.-S. Kim, D.-Y. Lee, K. Lee, S. Lee, and S. Park, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 74, 4378 (2003).
  11. M. Lantz, Y. Z. Liu, X. D. Cui, H. Tokumoto, and S. M. Lindsay, Surf. Interface Anal. 27, 354 (1999).
  12. D. R. Baselt and J. D. Baldeschwieler, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 64, 908 (1993).

Cited By

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited