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Band excitation method applicable to scanning probe microscopy

United States Patent

9,535,087
January 3, 2017
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Scanning probe microscopy may include a method for generating a band excitation (BE) signal and simultaneously exciting a probe at a plurality of frequencies within a predetermined frequency band based on the excitation signal. A response of the probe is measured across a subset of frequencies of the predetermined frequency band and the excitation signal is adjusted based on the measured response.
Jesse; Stephen (Knoxville, TN), Kalinin; Sergei V. (Knoxville, TN)
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
14/ 752,387
20150293144
June 26, 2015
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY-SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with United States Government support under prime contract No. DE-AC05-000R22725 to UT-Battelle, L.L.C. awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.