Workshop on the Coupling of Synchrotron Radiation IR and X-rays with Tip based Scanning Probe Microscopies

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Type
Workshop
Start Date
16-11-2005 08:00
End Date
18-11-2005 08:00
Location
ESRF Auditorium
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Coordinator contact(s)
Ute Ramseger
Fabio comin
Scientific contact(s)
Peter Cloetens


The coupling of Scanning Probe Microscopies (SPMs, such as AFM, STM, SNOM, ...) with Synchrotron Radiation (SR) is attracting increasing attention from the nanoscience community. By combining these two tools one can visualise, for example, the sample nanostructure prior to any X-ray characterisation. Coupled with focusing devices or independently, SPMs can provide spatial resolution below the optical limits. Furthermore, the possibility of employing SPMs to manipulate nano-objects under X-ray beams is another exciting perspective. In this context and under the EU FP6 NMP thematic priority, the ESRF is coordinating the X-Tip project, a joint effort of seven European laboratories with the aim to develop an instrument which will serve as a first platform for further development.

 

 

 

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