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.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

The first Atomic Force Microscope, built by C F Quate, G Binnig and Ch Gerber in 1985. Close-up detail view of object
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

The first Atomic Force Microscope, built by C F Quate, G Binnig and Ch Gerber in 1985. Overhead view of whole object
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

The first Atomic Force Microscope, built by C F Quate, G Binnig and Ch Gerber in 1985. Overhead view of whole object
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

The first Atomic Force Microscope, built by C F Quate, G Binnig and Ch Gerber in 1985. Front 3/4 detail view of object
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

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

Details

Category:
Microscopes
Materials:
electronic components, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified), probably ceramic (unspecified) and string
Identifier:
1993-675
type:
atomic force microscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • scientific equipment
  • scanning probe microscope
credit:
Albrecht, T.R.