Lecture 3 Brief Overview of Traditional Microscopes
Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM);
Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM);
Comparison with scanning probe microscope (SPM)
Human beings use two kinds of means
Nanotechnology Breakthroughs of the Next 15 Years
2 5 years from now: 2010-2014
Car tires that need air only once a year.
Complete medical diagnostics on a single computer chip.
Go-anywhere concentrators produce drinkable water from air.
5 10 years: 20
Lecture 4 Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM)
General components of SPM;
Tip - the probe;
Cantilever - the indicator of the tip;
Tip-sample interaction - the feedback system;
Scanner - piezoelectric movement at x,y,z;
Measurement artifacts: vibration mu
Lecture 6 Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM)
General components of STM;
Tip - the probe.
Brief Overview of STM
Inventors of STM
The Nobel Prize in Physics 1986
Nobel Laureates Heinrich Rohrer and Gerd Binnig
Lecture 2: Overview of Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Nanoscale Probing and Imaging
Big Things from the small World
1 inch = 25,400,000 nanometer
1 human hair = 150,000 nanometer
Nano-scale: how small is 1 nanometer?
Size Matters for both morp