atomic force microscope


atomic force microscope

noun

Definition of ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPE

:  an instrument used for mapping the atomic-scale topography of a surface by means of the repulsive electronic forces between the surface and the tip of a microscope probe moving above the surface —abbreviation AFM

First Known Use of ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPE

1986

atomic force microscope

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPE

: an instrument used for mapping the atomic-scale topography of a surface by means of the repulsive electronic forces between the surface and the tip of a microscopic probe moving above the surface—abbreviation AFM

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