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Fast AFM Probes Measure Multiple Properties of Biomolecules or Materials Simultaneously

April 16, 2008

AFM probe Researchers have developed novel atomic force microscopy probes that can quickly and simultaneously measure biomolecule or material properties, including adhesion, stiffness, elasticity and viscosity, in addition to the standard AFM topography scan. Full Story

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