I was looking for a physical model that could be used in the classroom for scanning probe microscopes. I also wanted it to be something where quantitative data could be measured. The University of Wisconsin had a prototype for a LEGO®® AFM. I then created a method for
This is a completed LEGO*® model of a scanning probe microscope. Professor Dean Campbell and other researchers conceptualize the idea of building a model of a scanning probe microscope from LEGO*® building blocks. To construct the model, refer to instructions at the end of this chapter.
(Courtesy Dean Campbell)
quantitative engagement. This engagement included the use of Excel surface plotting.
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