pt. 1. Pulling on single molecules with force spectroscopy -- pt. 2. Manipulation, respositioning, and targeted delivery of single molecules on substrates.
The manipulation of molecules is an active area of research with applications in chemistry, biology, physics, engineering, and polymer science. This book provides a comprehensive review of single molecule manipulation with atomic force microscopy (AFM). The text demonstrates that AFMs are capable of meeting the three main challenges in molecular manufacturing: manipulating and positioning each atom or molecule in the right place, making the atom or molecule form certain bonds, and achieving high-throughput fabrication. New and experienced researchers will find a wealth of information in this informative volume which demonstrates the potential of AFMs beyond imaging-- Provided by publisher..