Here is a short module regarding Atomic Force Microscopy. Please follow the links below to view a brief description of the technique and some of its applications to biological systems.

  1. General Ideas of AFM
  2. AFM Modes
  3. Phase Imaging
  4. Force Curve
  5. Biological Applications of AFM

Author: Hong-Qiang Li: email:
Curator: Dan Thomas email: <>
Last Updated: Thursday, April 24 1997