First atomic force microscope, United States, 1985

Made:
1985 in United States
maker:
Calvin Quate
,
Christoph Gerber
and
Gerd Binnig

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The first Atomic Force Microscope, built by C F Quate, G Binnig and Ch Gerber in 1985. Top three quarter view. Dark
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The first Atomic Force Microscope, built by C F Quate, G Binnig and Ch Gerber in 1985. Front view. Dark grey background.
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The first Atomic Force Microscope, built by C F Quate, G Binnig and Ch Gerber in 1985. Close-up detail view of object
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The first Atomic Force Microscope, built by C F Quate, G Binnig and Ch Gerber in 1985. Overhead view of whole object
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The first Atomic Force Microscope, built by C F Quate, G Binnig and Ch Gerber in 1985. Overhead view of whole object
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The first Atomic Force Microscope, built by C F Quate, G Binnig and Ch Gerber in 1985. Front 3/4 detail view of object
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The first Atomic Force Microscope, built by Calvin F. Quate, Gerd Binnig and Chistoph Gerber, United States, 1985.

The first atomic force microscope, built by C F Quate, G Binning and Ch Gerber in 1985

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Details

Category:
Microscopes
Identifier:
1993-675
type:
atomic force microscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • scientific equipment
  • scanning probe microscope
credit:
Albrecht, T.R.
status:
Permanent collection

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