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Lateral force imaging
Lateral force imaging
> graph twist angle position
Lateral force imaging
Lateral force imaging can be used to image regions of the surface with different frictional properties.
area of high friction
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graph twist angle position
Lateral force imaging
Lateral force imaging is also influenced by the topography of a sample.
 
On the downward slope the
cantilever twist is reduced,
although this effect is smaller
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