Description of the publication:

Authors:

Sikora, A.

Title:

Utilization of the electrostatic force microscopy for detection filler grains in nanocomposites

Journal:

Acta Physica Polonica A

Year:

2009

Vol:

116

Pages:

102–104

ISSN/ISBN:

05874246

DOI:

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Link:

http://przyrbwn.icm.edu.pl/APP/PDF/116/a116zs27.pdf

Keywords:

Electrostatic force microscopy; Electrostatic interactions; Epoxy–matrix composite; Nanofiller, Electrostatic devices; Electrostatic force; Silica, Electric force microscopy

Abstract:

In this article the utilization of electrostatic force microscopy for grains detection of silica nanofiller in epoxy matrix composite is presented. By observation of long–range electrostatic interaction it is possible to reveal the particles inaccessible for the scanning tip.

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Example figure:

Combined 3D topography and electrostatic force microscopy of epoxy-matrix composite.

Used methods:

TapppingMode
Electrostatic Force Microscopy