10 March 2016 Issue 41
The Need for Speed
Anders Aufderhorst-Roberts take us through the advances in High-Speed AFM for biological imaging.
Almost since the time of its invention in 1986 by Binnig, Quate and Gerber, the Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) has been recognised as possessing great potential in solving some of the most elusive problems in the biosciences. Indeed in his Nobel prize-winning lecture Binnig identified biological imaging as being one of the main motivators for developing AFM. Here the author discusses the most recent advances in the technique.
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