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August 2nd, 2007

Do It Yourself Nanotechnology, How To Build Your Own AFM Head

Abstract:
In what could amount to the ultimate DIY project you can now make your own AFM head using instructions from the LMU Munich.

The instructions are a tutorial for building a cheap and simple AFM head suitable for single molecule force spectroscopy. Most of the structure is build using rapid prototyping methods and it is then simply screwed together. As a 'home made' device it has the drawback of coming with no training or support, but can be constructed for a very small fraction of the cost of a commercially available AFM.

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