Chapter 9. Force Spectroscopy

  1. Dr. Paolo Samorì2,3
  1. Phil Williams

Published Online: 29 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527608516.ch9

Scanning Probe Microscopies Beyond Imaging: Manipulation of Molecules and Nanostructures

Scanning Probe Microscopies Beyond Imaging: Manipulation of Molecules and Nanostructures

How to Cite

Williams, P. (2006) Force Spectroscopy, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Biophysics and Surface Analysis, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK

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:

  • force spectroscopy;
  • basic experiments;
  • ramp-of-force experiment;
  • multiple transition states;
  • multiple bonds;
  • distributions;
  • simulations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basic Experiments

  • Theory

  • The Ramp-of-Force Experiment

  • Multiple Transition States

  • Multiple Bonds

  • Distributions

  • Simulations

    • An Example: The Streptavidin–Biotin Interaction

  • The Future