Chapter 7. Scanning Probe Microscopy of Complex Polymer Systems: Beyond Imaging their Morphology

  1. Dr. Paolo Samorì3,4
  1. Philippe Leclère1,
  2. Pascal Viville1,
  3. Mélanie Jeusette1,
  4. Jean-Pierre Aimé2 and
  5. Roberto Lazzaroni1

Published Online: 29 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527608516.ch7

Scanning Probe Microscopies Beyond Imaging: Manipulation of Molecules and Nanostructures

Scanning Probe Microscopies Beyond Imaging: Manipulation of Molecules and Nanostructures

How to Cite

Leclère, P., Viville, P., Jeusette, M., Aimé, J.-P. and Lazzaroni, R. (2006) Scanning Probe Microscopy of Complex Polymer Systems: Beyond Imaging their Morphology, in Scanning Probe Microscopies Beyond Imaging: Manipulation of Molecules and Nanostructures (ed P. Samorì), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527608516.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Istituto per la Sintesi Organica e la Fotoreattività, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, via Gobetti 101, 40129 Bologna, Italy

  2. 4

    Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie, Supramoléculaires (ISIS), Université Louis Pasteur, 8 allée Gaspard Monge, 67083 Strasbourg, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    Service de Chimie des Matériaux Nouveaux, Materia Nova/Université de Mons-Hainaut, Place du Parc 20, 7000 Mons, Belgium

  2. 2

    CPMOH, Université de Bordeaux I, 351 Cours de la Libération, 33405 Talence cédex, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312696

Online ISBN: 9783527608515

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Keywords:

  • scanning probe microscopy;
  • complex polymer systems;
  • microscopic morphologies of multicomponent polymer systems;
  • methodology;
  • combined analysis of height and phase images

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Microscopic Morphologies of Multicomponent Polymer Systems

  • Methodology

    • Intermittent Contact versus Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy

    • Modeling the Oscillating Behavior

      • Conservative Interaction

      • Dissipative Interaction

      • Stationary States and Transient States: Error and Phase Signal

      • Influence of the Quality Factor upon the Sensitivity

      • Approach–Retract Curve (ARC) Analysis

  • Combined Analysis of Height and Phase Images

    • Pure Topographic Contribution

    • Pure Mechanical Contribution

    • Mixed Contributions

  • Concluding Remarks