List/Grid Tag Archives: surfaces/nanomaterials

(23003) M.E. Muller Institute for Microscopy

This website is a nice primer for those who are interested in atomic-level surface imaging of biological samples with atomic force microscopy (AFM). The accompanying graphics are illustrative of what… Read more »

Introduction to Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) Video Lecture

This site has a video lecture on Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) by Prof. Arvind Raman of Purdue University that discusses the development, instrumentation, and operational principles of various AFM imaging… Read more »

Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM) Video Lecture

This site has a video lecture on Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM) by Prof. R. Reifenberger, Purdue University Nanotech Center. The lecture (accompanied by power point slides) discusses the fundamentals followed… Read more »

Atomic Emission Spectroscopy

A learning module that explains the instrumental systems and interactions involved in atomic emission for elemental analysis. Completion of the module will leave the learner with knowledge of optics, plasma… Read more »

Introduction to X-ray Diffraction (XRD)

This learning module presents the fundamentals of X-ray Diffraction for characterizing molecular structure in a form useful both as lecture notes and for self-study.The website is available here .

A Biosensor for Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes

This site contains an article that describes the use of surface plasmon resonance (SPR) spectroscopy to monitor real-time protein binding with fullerenes and carbon nanotubes. The introductory section provides a… Read more »

Microscopy Primer

This website is sponsored by Olympus and provides several featured sections about the basics of microscopy along with some interactive tutorials that demonstrate the operation of different types of microscopes…. Read more »

X-ray Diffraction

This site provides a good introduction to diffraction (X-ray and electron) and its application to studying crystal structure. The basics of diffraction (geometry and intensity are covered with excellent interactive… Read more »

Introduction to Scanning Probe Microscopy

This learning module teaches the principles behind scanning tunneling microscopy and atomic force microscopy. The module includes example applications and ample literature citations.The website is available here .

SIMS Animation

You can watch simulations of atoms and molecules colliding with a metallic matrix. See crystal structures disrupted and atoms sputtered. The website is available here .

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