Applied scanning probe methods X: biomimetics and industrial by Bharat Bhushan, Harald Fuchs, Masahiko Tomitori

By Bharat Bhushan, Harald Fuchs, Masahiko Tomitori

The luck of the Springer sequence utilized Scanning Probe tools I–VII and the swiftly increasing actions in scanning probe improvement and functions around the globe made it a ordinary step to assemble additional speci c ends up in the elds of improvement of scanning probe microscopy ideas (Vol. VIII), characterization (Vol. IX), and biomimetics and business functions (Vol. X). those 3 volumes supplement the former set of volumes lower than the topic issues and provides perception into the hot paintings of prime experts of their respective elds. Following the culture of the sequence, the chapters are prepared round thoughts, characterization and biomimetics and business purposes. quantity VIII specializes in novel scanning probe recommendations and the knowledge of tip/sample interactions. themes contain close to eld imaging, complicated AFM, s- cializedscanningprobemethodsinlifesciencesincludingnewselfsensingcantilever structures, combos of AFM sensors and scanning electron and ion microscopes, calibration tools, frequency modulation AFM for program in beverages, Kelvin probe strength microscopy, scanning capacitance microscopy, and the size of electric delivery houses on the nanometer scale. Vol. IX specializes in characterization of fabric surfaces together with structural in addition to neighborhood mechanical characterization, and molecular structures. the amount covers a wide spectrum of STM/AFM investigations together with fullerene layers, strength spectroscopy for probing fabric houses as a rule, organic lms .and cells, epithelial and endothelial layers, clinical comparable platforms akin to amyloidal aggregates, phospholipid monolayers, inorganic lms on aluminium and copper - ides,tribological characterization, mechanical homes ofpolymernanostructures, technical polymers, and close to eld optics.

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331 Contents – Volume VI 11 12 13 Scanning Tunneling Microscopy of Physisorbed Monolayers: From Self-Assembly to Molecular Devices Thomas Müller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Tunneling Electron Spectroscopy Towards Chemical Analysis of Single Molecules Tadahiro Komeda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 STM Studies on Molecular Assembly at Solid/Liquid Interfaces Ryo Yamada, Kohei Uosaki . . . . . . . . . . . 65 14 Single-Molecule Studies on Cells and Membranes Using the Atomic Force Microscope Ferry Kienberger, Lilia A.

257 16 17 18 19 XLII 20 Contents – Volume VI Investigating Individual Carbon Nanotube/Polymer Interfaces with Scanning Probe Microscopy Asa H. Barber, H. Daniel Wagner, Sidney R. Cohen . . . . . 287 Subject Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 325 Contents – Volume VII 21 22 23 24 25 Lotus Effect: Roughness-Induced Superhydrophobicity Michael Nosonovsky, Bharat Bhushan . . . . . . . . 1 Gecko Feet: Natural Attachment Systems for Smart Adhesion Bharat Bhushan, Robert A.

371 Contents – Volume IV 23 Scanning Probe Lithography for Chemical, Biological and Engineering Applications Joseph M. Kinsella, Albena Ivanisevic . . . . . . . . 1 Nanotribological Characterization of Human Hair and Skin Using Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) Bharat Bhushan, Carmen LaTorre . . . . . . . . . 35 Nanofabrication with Self-Assembled Monolayers by Scanning Probe Lithography Jayne C. Garno, James D. Batteas . . . . . . . . . 105 Fabrication of Nanometer-Scale Structures by Local Oxidation Nanolithography Marta Tello, Fernando García, Ricardo García .

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