atomic force microscope

noun

Definition of atomic force microscope

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

atomic force microscope

noun

Medical Definition of atomic force microscope

  1. :  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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