"Amplitude dependence of resonance frequency and its consequences for scanning probe microscopy"

O.E. Dagdeviren, Y. Miyahara, A. Mascaro, T. Enright, P. Grutter

Sensors 19, 4510 (2019)

"Fully Quantum Mechanical Electron Transfer Observed in a Single Redox Molecule at a Metal Interface"

A. Roy-Gobeil, Y. Miyahara, K.H. Bevan, and P. Grutter

Nano Lett. 19, 6104 (2019)

"Building an Artificial Neural Network with Neurons"

M. Rigby, M. Anthonisen, X. Y. Chua, A. Kaplan, A. Fournier, P. Grutter

AIP Advances 9, 075009 (2019)

"Response of mechanically-created neurites to extension"

M.Anthonisen, H.Sangji, X.Y.Chua, M.Rigby, P. Grutter

J. Mech. Behavior Biomed. Mat. 98, 121-130 (2019)

"Nanopore formation via tip-controlled local breakdown using an atomic force microscope"

Y. Zhang, Y. Miyahara, N. Derriche, W. Yang, K. Yazda, X. Capaldi, Z. Liu, P. Grutter, and W. Reisner

Small Methods, 1900147 (2019)

"EIntrinsically stretchable organic electrochemical transistors"

S. Zhang, Y. Li, M. Anthonisen, P. Grutter, and F. Cicoira

Advanced Electronic Materials 5, 1900191 (2019)

"Review of time-resolved non-contact electrostatic force microscopy techniques with applications to ionic transport measurements"

A. Mascaro, Y. Miyahara, T. Enright, O.E. Dagdeviren, and P. Grutter

Beilstein J. Nanotechnology 10, 617-633 (2019)

"Calibration of the oscillation amplitude of electrically excited scanning probe microscopy sensors"

O.E. Dagdeviren, Y. Miyahara, A. Mascaro, and P. Grutter

Rev. Sci. Instr. 90, 013703 (2019)


"Eliminating the effect of acoustic noise on cantilever spring constant calibration"

A. Mascaro, Y. Miyahara, O.E. Dagdeviren, and P. Grutter

Appl. Phys. Lett. 133, 233105 (2018)

"Relating Franck-Condon Blockade to Redox Chemistry in the Single-Particle Picture"

K.H. Bevan, A. Roy-Gobeil, Y. Miyahara, and P. Grutter

J. Chem. Phys. 149, 104109 (2018)

"Reorganization takes energy"

Alexander L. Shluger and Peter Grutter, Nature Nanotechnology 13, 360 (2018)

"Dissipation modulated Kelvin probe force microscopy method"

Y. Miyahara and P. Grutter

Chapter in Kelvin probe force microscopy - from single charge detection to device characterization; Editors S. Sadewasser and T. Glatzel, Springer-Verlag (2018)

"Dendritic Polyglycerol Sulfates in the Prevention of Synaptic Loss and Mechanism of Action on Glia"

D. Maysinger, J. Ji, A. Moquin, S. Hossain, M. Hancock, I. Zhang, P. Chang, M. Rigby, M. Anthonisen, P. Grutter, J. Breitner, A.R. McKinney, S. Reimann, R. Haag, G. Multhaup

ACS Chemical Neuroscience , 260 (2018)


"Measuring Spatially Resolved Collective Ionic Transport on Lithium Battery Cathodes Using Atomic Force Microscopy"

A. Mascaro, Z. Wang, P. Hovington, Y. Miyahara, A. Paolella, V. Gariépy, Z. Feng, T. Enright, C. Aiken, K. Zaghib, K.H.Bevan, and P. Grutter

Nano Lett. 17, 4489 (2017)

"Rewiring Neuronal Circuits: A New Method for Fast Neurite Extension and Functional Neuronal Connection"

M.H. Magdesian, M. Anthonisen, G.M. Lopez-Ayon, X.Y. Chua, M. Rigby, and P.Grütter

J.Vis.Exp. (124), e55697 doi:10.3791/55697 (2017)

Paper describing detailed protocol

detailed materials list

accompanying video of protocol

Yoichi Miyahara and Peter Grutter

"Force-gradient sensitive Kelvin probe force microscopy by dissipative electrostatic force modulation"

Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 163103 (2017)

Zeno Schumacher, Andreas Spielhofer, Yoichi Miyahara, and Peter Grutter

"The limit of time resolution in frequency modulation atomic force microscopy by a pump-probe approach"

Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 053111 (2017)

Yoichi Miyahara, Antoine Roy-Gobeil and Peter Grutter

"Quantum state readout of individual quantum dots by electrostatic force detection"

Nanotechnology 28, 064001 (2017)


A.-L. Haag, Z. Schumacher, and P. Grutter

Sensitivity measurement of a cantilever-based surface stress sensor

J. Chem. Phys. 145, 154704 (2016)

A.-L. Haag, V. Toader, R. B. Lennox and P. Grutter

Selective in situ potential-assisted SAM formation on multi electrode arrays

Nanotechnology 27, 455501 (2016)

Modeling the interactions among individual P2 receptors to explain complex response patterns over a wide range of ATP concentrations

S. Xing, M.W. Grol, P. Grutter, S.J. Dixon, S. V. Komarova

Frontiers in Physiology 7, 294 (2016)

Universal Ageing Mechanism for Static and Sliding Friction of Metallic Nanoparticles

M. Feldmann, D. Dietzel, A. Tekiel, J. Topple, P. Grutter, and A. Schirmeisen

Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 025502 (2016)

Reversing Adhesion with light: A General Method for Functionalized Bead Release from Cells

A. Goulet-Hanssens, M. H. Magdesian, M. L. Ayon, P. Grutter, and C. J. Barrett

Biomaterials Science 4, 1193 (2016)

Q. Jia, Z.-X. Hu, W. Ji, S. A. Burke, H.-J. Gao, P. Grutter, and H. Guo

Adsorption of PTCDA and C60 on KBr(001): electrostatic interaction versus electronic hybridization

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 11008 (2016)

Z. Schumacher, Y. Miyahara, A. Spielhofer, and P. Grutter

"Measurement of Surface Photovoltage by Atomic Force Microscopy under Pulsed Illumination"

Phys. Rev. Applied 5, 044018 (2016)

M.H. Magdesian, M. Lopez, M. Mori, D. Boudreau, D. Oliver, A. Goulet-Hanssens, D. Gobert, W. Paul, X.Y. Xua, R. Sanz, Y. Miyahara, J.-F. Desjardins, C.J. Barrett, E. Ruthazer, A. Fournier, Y. De Koninck, and P. Grutter

"Rapid Mechanically Controlled Rewiring of Neuronal Circuits"

J. Neuroscience, 3, 979-987 (2016)


Yoichi Miyahara, Jessica Topple, Zeno Schumacher, and Peter Grutter

"Kelvin probe force microscopy by dissipative electrostatic force modulation"

Phys. Rev. Appl. 4, 054011 (2015).

Large tunnel magnetoresistance ratio in Fe/O/NaCl/O/Fe

K. Gong, L. Zhang, L. Liu, Y. Zhu, P. Grutter and H. Guo

J. Appl. Phys. 118, 093902 (2015)

Zeno Schumacher, Yoichi Miyahara, Laure Aeschimann and Peter Grutter

"Improved atomic force microscopy cantilever performance by partial reflective coating"

Beilstein J. Nanotech. 6, 1450 (2015).

Antoine Roy-Gobeil , Yoichi Miyahara , and Peter Gruetter

"Revealing energy level structure of individual quantum dots by tunneling rate measured by single-electron sensitive electrostatic force spectroscopy"

Nano Lett. 15, 2324 (2015)

A.-L. Haag, Y. Nagai, R. Bruce Lennox, and P. Grütter

"Characterization of a gold coated cantilever surface for biosensing applications"

EPJ Techn. Instrum. 2, 1 (2015)

W. Paul and P. Grutter

"Field Ion Microscopy for the Characterization of Scanning Probes"

Surface Science Tools for Nanomaterials Characterization, p159-198; Ed. C.S.S.R Kumar, Springer (2015)


Xin Zhou, James Hedberg, Yoichi Miyahara, Peter Grutter and Koji Ishibashi

"Scanning gate imaging of two coupled quantum dots in single-walled carbon nanotubes"

Nanotechnology 25, 495703 (2014)

W. Paul, D. Oliver, and P. Grütter

"Indentation-formed nanocontacts: An atomic-scale perspective"

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 8201-8222 (2014)

W. Paul, D. Oliver, Y. Miyahara, and P. Grütter

"FIM tips in SPM: Apex orientation and temperature considerations on atom transfer and diffusion"

App. Surf. Sci 305, 124-132 (2014)

D. J. Oliver, W. Paul, M. El Ouali, T. Hagedorn, Y. Miyahara, Y. Qi, and P. Grütter

"One-to-one spatially matched experiment and atomistic simulations of nanometre-scale indentation"

Nanotechnology 25, 025701 (2014)


W. Paul, D. Oliver, Y. Miyahara, and P. Grütter

"Transient adhesion and conductance phenomena in initial nanoscale mechanical contacts between dissimilar metals"

Nanotechnology 24, 475704 (2013)

A. Tekiel, Y. Miyahara, J. M. Topple, and P. Grütter

"Room-Temperature Single-Electron Charging Detected by Electrostatic Force Microscopy"

ACS Nano 7, 4683–4690 (2013)

S. G. Ricoult, M. Pla-Roca, R. Safavieh, G. M. Lopez-Ayon, P. Grütter, T. E. Kennedy, D. Juncker

"Large Dynamic Range Digital Nanodot Gradients of Biomolecules Made by Low-Cost Nanocontact Printing for Cell Haptotaxis"

Small, published online, DOI: 10.1002/smll.201202915

A. Tekiel, S. Fostner, J. M. Topple, Y. Miyahara, and P. Grütter

"Reactive growth of MgO overlayers on Fe(001) surfaces studied by low-energy electron diffraction and atomic force microscopy"

Appl. Surf. Sci. 273, 247-252 (2013)

W. Paul, D. Oliver, Y. Miyahara, and P. Grütter

"Minimum Threshold for Incipient Plasticity in the Atomic-Scale Nanoindentation of Au(111)"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 135506 (2013)

J R Bates, Y Miyahara, J A J Burgess, Ó Iglesias-Freire and P Grütter

"Effect of using stencil masks made by focused ion beam milling on permalloy (Ni81Fe19) nanostructures"

Nanotechnology 24, 115301 (2013)

O. Iglesias-Freire, J. R. Bates, Y. Miyahara, A. Asenjo, P. Grütter

"Tip-induced artifacts in magnetic force microscopy images"

Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 022417 (2013)

A. Labuda, K. Kobayashi, K. Suzuki, H. Yamada, and P. Grütter

"Monotonic damping in nanoscopic hydration experiments"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 066102 (2013)

W. Paul, Y. Miyahara, and P. Grütter

"Simple Si (111) surface preparation by thin wafer cleavage"

J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 31, 023201 (2013)


A. Tekiel, J. M. Topple, Y. Miyahara, and P. Grütter

"Layer-by-layer growth of sodium chloride overlayers on the Fe(001)-p(1x1)O surface"

Nanotechnology 23, 505602 (2012)

D. J. Oliver, J. Maassen, M. El Ouali, W. Paul, T. Hagedorn, Y. Miyahara, Y. Qi, H. Guo, and P. Grütter

"Conductivity of an atomically defined metallic interface"

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 109, 19097 (2012); doi:10.1073/pnas.1208699109

G. M. Lopez-Ayon, D. Oliver, P. H. Grütter, and S. V. Komarova

"Deconvolution of Calcium Fluorescent Indicator Signal from AFM Cantilever Reflection"

Microscopy and Microanalysis 18, 808-815 (2012)

A. Labuda, M. Lysy, P. Grütter.

"Stochastic simulation of tip-sample interactions in atomic force microscopy"

Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 113105 (2012)

M. H. Magdesian, F. S. Sanchez, M. Lopez, P. Thostrup, N. Durisic, W. Belkaid, D. Liazoghli, P. Grütter, and D. R. Colman

"Atomic Force Microscopy Reveals Important Differences in Axonal Resistance to Injury"

Biophysical Journal 103 405-414 (2012)

A. Labuda, M. Lysy, W. Paul, Y. Miyahara, P. Grütter, R. Bennewitz, M. Sutton.

"Stochastic noise in atomic force microscopy"

Phys. Rev. E 86, 031104 (2012)

W. Paul, Y. Miyahara, and P. Grütter

"Implementation of atomically defined field ion microscopy tips in scanning probe microscopy"

Nanotechnology 23 335702 (2012); doi:10.1088/0957-4484/23/33/335702

F. Suarez, P. Thostrup, D. Colman , P. Grutter

"Dynamics of presynaptic protein recruitment induced by local presentation of artificial adhesive contacts"

Developmental Neurobiology, accepted (2012)

A. Labuda, K. Kobayashi, Y. Miyahara, P. Grütter

"Retrofitting an AFM with photothermal excitation for a clean cantilever response in low Q environments"

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 83, 053703 (2012)

A. Labuda and P. Grütter

"Atomic Force Microscopy in Viscous Ionic Liquids"

Langmuir 28, 5319 (2012)

D. Stoffler, F. Fostner, P. Grütter, R. Hoffmann-Vogel

"Scanning probe microscopy imaging of metallic nanocontacts"

Phys. Rev. B 85, 033404 (2012)

L. Cockins, Y. Miyahara, S. Bennett, A. Clerk, and P. Grütter

"Excited-State Spectroscopy on an Individual Quantum Dot Using Atomic Force Microscopy"

Nano Lett. 12, 709 (2012)

A. Labuda, J. R. Bates and P. Grütter

"The noise of coated cantilevers"

Nanotechnology 23 025503 (2012)


T. Hagedorn, M. El Ouali, W. Paul, D. Oliver, Y. Miyahara, and P. H. Grütter

"Refined tip preparation by electrochemical etching and ultrahigh vacuum treatment to obtain atomically sharp tips for scanning tunneling microscope and atomic force microscope"

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 113903 (2011)

Y. Miyahara, L. Cockins, and P. H. Grütter

"Electrical characterization of low dimensional systems (quantum/nano-structures)"

in Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy - Measuring and Compensating Electrostatic Forces

Springer Series in Surface Sciences Vol. 48, Sprnger, 2011, pp.175-195. ISBN 978-3-642-22565-9

J.-B. Lalanne, W. Paul, D. Oliver, and P. H. Grütter

"Note: Electrochemical etching of sharp iridium tips"

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 116105 (2011)

S. Fostner, A. Tekiel, J.M. Topple, Y. Miyahara and P. Grütter

"Field deposition from metallic tips onto insulating substrates"

Nanotechnology 22, 465301 (2011)

N. Durisic, A.G. Godin, D. Walters, P. Grütter, P.W. Wiseman, and C.D. Heyes

"Probing the “Dark” Fraction of Core–Shell Quantum Dots by Ensemble and Single Particle pH-Dependent Spectroscopy"

ACS Nano 5, 9062 (2011)

A. Labuda, Y. Miyahara, L. Cockins and P. H. Grütter

"Decoupling conservative and dissipative forces in frequency modulation atomic force microscopy"

Phys. Rev. B 84, 125433 (2011)

P.-A. Risse, T. Jo, F. Suarez, N. Hirota, B. Tolloczko, P. Ferraro, P. Grutter, and J.G. Martin

"Interleukin-13 inhibits proliferation and enhances contractility of human airway smooth muscle cells without change in contractile phenotype"

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 300, L958 (2011)

A. Labuda, K. Kobayashi, D. Kiracofe, K. Suzuki, P. H. Grütter, and H. Yamada

"Comparison of photothermal and piezoacoustic excitation methods for frequency and phase modulation atomic force microscopy in liquid environments"

AIP Advances 1, 022136 (2011)

A. Labuda, F. Hausen, N. N. Gosvami, P. H. Grutter, R. B. Lennox, R. Bennewitz

"Switching Atomic Friction by Electrochemical Oxidation"

Langmuir 27, 2561 (2011)

A. Labuda and P. H. Grütter

"Exploiting cantilever curvature for noise reduction in atomic force microscopy"

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 013704 (2011)

J. Topple, S.A. Burke, W. Ji, S. Fostner, A. Tekiel, P. Grutter

"Tailoring the Morphology and Dewetting of an Organic Thin Film"

J. Phys. Chem. C 115(1), 217 (2011)


L. Cockins, Y. Miyahara, S. Bennett, A. Clerk, P. Grutter, S. Studenikin, P. Poole, A. Sachrajda

"Energy levels of few-electron quantum dots Imaged and characterized by atomic force microscopy"

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107, 9496 (2010)

2.43M pdf file

S.D. Bennett, L. Cockins, Y. Miyahara, P.Grutter, and A.A. Clerk

"Strong Electromechanical Coupling of an Atomic Force Microscope Cantilever to a Quantum Dot"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 017203 (2010)

511k pdf file

J. A. Hedberg, A. Lal, Y. Miyahara, P. Grütter, G. Gervais, M. Hilke, L. Pfeiffer, and K. W. West

"Low temperature electrostatic force microscopy of a deep two-dimensional electron gas using a quartz tuning fork Microscopy"

Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 143107 (2010)

352k pdf file

A. Labuda, W. Paul, B. Pietrobon, R. Bruce Lennox, P. Grütter, and R. Bennewitz

"High-resolution friction force microscopy under electrochemical control"

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 81, 083701 (2010)

3.26 MB pdf file

S. Fostner, S.A. Burke, J. Topple, J. Mativetsky, J. Beerens, P. Grutter

"Silicon nanostencils with integrated support structures"

Microelectronic Engineering 87, 652 (2010)

0.7 MB pdf file

M. Godin, V. Tabard-Cossa, Y. Miyahara, T. Monga, P. Williams, L. Beaulieu, R. B. Lennox, P. Grutter

"Cantilever-Based Sensing: Origin of the Surface Stress and Optimization Strategies"

Nanotechnology 21, 5501(2010)

688k pdf file

J. M. LeDue, M. Lopez-Ayon, Y. Miyahara, S. A. Burke, and P. Grutter

"Noise in combined optical microscopy and dynamic force spectroscopy: Toward in vivo hydration measurements"

J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 28, C4C15 (2010)

524 kB pdf file


L. Cockins, Y. Miyahara, and P. Grutter

"Spatially resolved low-frequency noise measured by atomic force microscopy"

Phys. Rev. B 79, 121309 (R) (2009)

556k pdf file

S.A. Burke, J.M. LeDue, J.M. Topple, S. Fostner, P. Grutter

"Relating the functional properties of an organic semiconductor to molecular structure by nc-AFM"

Adv. Mat. 21, 2029 (2009)

556k pdf file

"Cover of Advanced Materials"

S. A. Burke, J. M. Topple, P. Grutter

"Molecular dewetting of organic thin films on insulating substrates (invited review)"

J. Phys. Condens. Matter 21, 423101 (2009)

1.7 MB pdf file

J.M. Topple, S.A. Burke, S. Fostner, P. Grutter

"Thin film evolution: dewetting dynamics of a bimodal molecular system"

Phys. Rev. B 79, 205414 (2009)

534k pdf file

S.A. Burke, J. M. LeDue, Y. Miyahara, J. M. Topple, S. Fostner, P. Grutter

"Determination of local contact potential differences of PTCDA on NaCl: a comparison of techniques"

Nanotechnology 20, 264012 (2009)

1.5 MB pdf file

J.M. Mativetsky, S. Fostner, S.A. Burke, and P. Grutter

"High resolution investigation of metal nanoparticle growth on an insulating surface"

Phys. Rev. B 80, 045430 (2009)

531 kB pdf file

O. H. Pakarinen, J. M. Mativetsky, A. Gulans, M. J. Puska, A. S. Foster, and P. Grutter

The role of van der Waals forces in the adsorption and diffusion of organic molecules on an insulating surface"

Phys. Rev. B 80, 085401 (2009)

459 kB pdf file

J.M. LeDue, M. Lopez-Ayon, S.A. Burke, Y. Miyahara, P. Grutter

"High-Q optical fiber tips for nc-AFM in liquids"

Nanotechnology 20, 264018 (2009)

0.9 MB pdf file

A. L. Lucido, F. Suarez Sanchez, P. Thostrup, A. Kwiatkowski, S. Leal-Ortiz, G. Gopalakrishnan, D. Liazoghli, W. Belkaid, R. B. Lennox, P. Grutter, C. Garner, and D. Colman

"Rapid assembly of functional presynaptic boutons trigered by adhesive contacts"

J. Neuroscience 29, 12449 (2009)

5.9 MB pdf file

"Cover of October 29 (2009) issue of J. Neuroscience"

N. Durisic, P. Wiseman, P. Grutter, C. Heyes

"A common mechanism underlies the dark fraction formation and fluorescence blinking of quantum dots"

ACS Nano 3, 1167 (2009)

351 kB pdf file

X. Banquy, F. Suarez, A. Argaw, J.-M. Rabanel, P. Grutter, J.-F. Bouchard, P. Hildgenab and S. Giasson

"Effect of mechanical properties of hydrogel nanoparticles on macrophage cell uptake"

Soft Matter 5, 3984 (2009)

1.08 MB pdf file


J. M. Mativetsky, S. Fostner, S. A. Burke, and P. Grutter,

"The Role of Charge-induced Defects in the Growth of Gold on an Alkali Halide Surface"

Surf. Sci. 602, L21(2008)

320k pdf file

S. A. Burke, W. Ji, J. M. Mativetsky, J. M. Topple, S. Fostner, H.-J. Gao, H. Guo, and P. Grutter

"Strain Induced Dewetting of a Molecular System: Bimodal rowth of PTCDA on NaCl"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 186104 (2008)

3760k pdf file

S.A. Burke and P. Grutter

"Comment on temperature dependence of the energy dissipation in dynamic force microscopy"

Nanotechnology 19, 398001 (2008)

850 kB pdf file


J. Mativetsky, S. A. Burke, S. Fostner, and P. Grutter

"Nanopits as Templates for Building a Molecular Device"

Small 3, 818 (2007)

320k pdf file

L. Cockins, Y. Miyahara, R. Stomp, and P. Grutter

"High-aspect ratio metal-tips attached to atomic force microscopy cantilevers with controlled angle, length and radius for electrostatic force microscopy"

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 78, 113706 (2007)

343k pdf file

J. Mativetsky, S. A. Burke, S. Fostner, and P. Grutter

"Templated Growth of PTCDA Molecules on a Nanostructured Insulator"

Nanotechnology 18, 105303 (2007)

918k pdf file

S.A. Burke, J.M. Mativetsky, S. Fostner, and P. Grutter

"C60 on Alkali Halides: Epitaxi and Morphology Studied by Noncontact AFM "

Phys. Rev. B 76, 035419 (2007)

964k pdf file

L.Y. Beaulieu, M. Godin, O. Laroche, V. Tabard-Cossa, and P. Grutter

"A Complete Analysis of the Laser Beam Deflection Systems Used in Cantilever-based Systems"

Ultramicroscopy 107, 442 (2007)

377k pdf file

V. Tabard-Cossa , M. Godin , I. Burgess , T. Monga , R.B. Lennox, and P. Grutter

"Microcantilever-Based Sensors: Effect of Morphology, Adhesion, and Cleanliness of the Sensing Surface on Surface Stress"

Anal. Chem. 79, 8136 (2007)

322k pdf file

B.A. Smith, H. Roy, P. De Koninck, P. Grutter, and Y. De Koninck

"Dendritic Spine Viscoelasticity and Soft-Glassy Nature: Balancing Dynamic Remodeling with Structural Stability"

Biophys. J. 92, 1419 (2007)

M. Slim, N. Durisic, P. Grutter and H. Sleiman

"DNA-Protein Non-Covlent Crosslinking: Ruthenium Dipyridophenazine Biotin Complex for the Assembly of Proteins and Gold Nanoparticles on DNA Templates"

ChemBioChem 8, 804 (2007)

439 pdf file

N. Durisic, A.I. Bachir, D.L. Kolin, B. Hebert, B.C. Lagerholm, P. Grutter and P.W. Wiseman

"Detection and Correction of Blinking Bias in Image Correlation Transport Measurements of Quantum Dot Tagged Macromolecules"

Biophys. J. 93, 1338(2007)

513 pdf file

B.Kaufman, N. Durisic, J.Mativetsky, S.Costantino, M. Hancock, P. Grutter, and E. Shoubridge

"The Mitochondrial Transcription Factor TFAM Coordinates the Assembly of Multiple DNA Molecules into Nucleoid-like Structures"

Molecular Biology of the Cell 18, 3225 (2007)

1,757 pdf file


G. Cross, A. Schirmeisen, P. Grutter and U. Durig

"Plasticity, Healing, and Shakedown in Sharp Asperity Nanoindentation"

Nature Materials 5, 370 (2006)

780k pdf file

J. Mativetsky, Y. Miyahara, S. Fostner, S. Burke, and P. Grutter

"Use of an Electron-Beam Evaporator for the Creation of Nanostructured Pits in an Insulating Surface"

Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 233121 (2006)

322k pdf file

L.Y. Beaulieu, M. Godin, O. Laroche, V. Tabard-Cossa, and P. Grutter

"Calibrating Laser Beam Deflection Systems for Use in Atomic Force Microscopes and Cantilever Sensors"

Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 083108 (2006)

239k pdf file

A.I. Bachir, N. Durisic, B. Hebert, P. Grutter and P.W. Wiseman

"Characterization of Blinking Dynamics in Quantum Dot Ensembles Using Image Correlation Spectroscopy"

J. Appl. Phys. 99, 064503(2006)

397k pdf file


A.-S. Lucier, H. Mortensen, Y. Sun, and P. Grutter

"Determination of the Atomic Structure of Scanning Probe Microscopy Tungsten Tips by Field Ion Microscopy"

Phys. Rev. B 72, 235420 (2005)

475k pdf file

R. Stomp, Y. Miyahara, S. Schaer, Q. Sun, H. Guo, and P. Grutter, S. Studenikin, P. Poole, and A. Sachrajda

"Detection of single electron charging in an individual InAs quantum dot by noncontact atomic force microscopy"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 056802 (2005)

475k pdf file

"IoP Physics Web article on previous paper"

M.E. Pumarol, Y. Miyahara, R. Gagnon and P. Grutter

"Controlled deposition of gold nanodots using non-contact atomic force microcopy"

Nanotechnology 16, 1083 (2005)

851k pdf file

S.A. Burke, J.M. Mativetsky, R. Hoffmann, and P. Grutter

"Nucleation and Submonolayer Growth of C60 on KBr"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 096102 (2005)

392k pdf file

Y. Sun, H. Mortensen, S. Schaer, A.-S. Lucier, Y. Miyahara, P. Grutter and W. Hofer

"From Tunneling to Point Contact: Correlation Between Forces and Current"

Phys. Rev. B 71, 193407 (2005)

208k pdf file

X. Zhu, Z. Liu, V. Metlushko, P. Grutter and M.R. Freeman

"Broadband Spin Dynamics of the Magnetic Vortex State: Effect of the Pulsed Field Direction"

Phys. Rev. B 71, 180408 (2005)

236k pdf file

X. Zhu, D.A. Allwood, G.Xiong, R.P. Cowburn, and P. Grutter

"Spatially Resolved Observation of domain-Wall Propagation in a Submicron Ferromagnetic NOT-Gate"

Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 062503 (2005)

254k pdf file

V. Tabard-Cossa, M. Godin, L.Y. Beaulieu, P. Grutter, R.B. Lenox and A. Badia

"A Differential Microcantilever-Based System for Measuring Surface Stress Changes Induced by Electrochemical Reactions"

Sensors and Actuators B 107, 233-241 (2005)

258k pdf file


B.A. Smith, B. Tolloczko, J.G. Martin, and P. Grutter

"Probing the viscoelastic behaviour of cultured airway smooth muscle cells with atomic force microscopy: stiffening induced by contractile agonist."

Biophys. J. 80, 2994 (2005)

4.2 MB pdf file

V. Tabard-Cossa, M. Godin, P. Grutter, I. Burgess, and R.B. Lennox

"Redox-Induced Surface Stress of Polypyrrole-Based Actuators"

J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 17531-17537 (2005)


J. M. Mativetsky, S. A. Burke, R. Hoffmann, Y. Sun, P. Grutter

"Molecular resolution imaging of C60 on Au(111) by non-contact atomic force microscopy"

Nanotechnology 15, S40 (2004)

199k pdf file

C.C. Kaun, B. Lennox, P. Grutter, and H. Guo

"Momentum filtering effect in molecular wires"

Phys. Rev. B 90, 195309 (2004)

210k pdf file

X. Zhu and P. Grutter

"Imaging, Manipulation, and Spectroscopic Measurements of Nanomagnets by Magnetic Force Microscopy"

MRS Bulletin 29, 457-462 (2004)

904k pdf file

"Cover of MRS Bulletin"

M. Godin, P. Williams, O. Laroche, V. Tabard-Cossa, L. Beaulieu, R.B. Lennox, and P. Grutter

"Surface Stress, Kinetics, and Structure of Alkanethiol Self-Assembled Monolayers"

Langmuir 20, 7090 (2004) . Zhu, P. Grutter, V. Metlushko, B. Illic


"Magnetization Switching in 70-nm-wide Pseudo-spin-valve Nanoelements"

J. Appl. Phys. 93, 1132 (2003)

360k pdf file

X. Zhu, P. Grutter, V. Metlushko, B. Illic

"Construction of Hysterisis Loops of Single Domain Elements and Coupled Permalloy Ring Elements by Magnetic Force Microscopy"

J. Appl. Phys. 93, 8540 (2003)

329k pdf file

X. Zhu, P. Grutter, V. Metlushko, B. Illic

"Control of the Domain Pattern in Square Shaped Nickel Rings"

J. Appl. Phys. 93, 7059 (2003)

458k pdf file

F.J. Castano, Y. Hao, S. Haratani, C. Ross, B. Voegeli, H. L. Smith, C. Sanchez-Hanke,C.-C. Kao, X. Zhu and P. Grutter

"Magnetic Force Microscopy and X-ray Scattering Study of 70 x 550 nm2 Pseudo-spin-valve Nanomagnets"

J. Appl. Phys. 93, 7927 (2003)

221k pdf file

Xiaobin Zhu, P. Grutter

"Magnetic Force Microscopy Studies of Patterned Magnetic Structures"

IEEE Trans. Mag. 39, 3420 (2003)

1860k pdf file

Xiaobin Zhu, P. Grutter, V. Metlushko, B. Ilic

"Direct Observation of Magnetostatic Coupling of Magnetic Disk Chains"

IEEE Trans. Mag. 39, 2744 (2003)

487k pdf file

M. Godin, V. Tabard-Cossa, O. Laroche, L. Beaulieu, P. Williams, and P. Grutter

"Combined in-situ micromechanical cantilever-based sensing and ellipsometry"

Rev. Sci. Instr. 74, 4902 (2003)

568k pdf file


H. Mehrez, A. Wlasenko, B. Larade, J. Taylor, P. Grutter, and H. Guo

"I-V characteristics and differental conductance fluctuations of Au nanowires"

Phys. Rev. B 65, 195419 (2002)

814k pdf file

A. Wlasenko and P. Grutter

"Data analysis of nonlinear systems: Application to Au nanowires"

Rev. Sci. Instr. 73, 3324 (2002)

406k pdf file

"Properties of amorphous Al-Yb alloy coating for scanning near-field optical microscopy tips"

J. Appl. Phys. 92, 6895 (2002)

348k pdf file

M-V. Meli, A. Badia, P. Grutter, and R.B. Lennox

"Self-assembled masks for the transfer of nano-scale patterns into surfaces: characterization by AFM and LFM"

NanoLetters 2, 131 (2002)

210k pdf file

M. Roseman, P. Grutter

"Determination of Tc, vortex creation and vortex imaging of a superconducting Nb film using low-temperature magnetic force microscopy"

J. Appl. Phys. 91, 8840 (2002)

221k pdf file

X. Zhu, P. Grutter, V. Metlushko, B. Illic

"Systematic study of magnetic tip induced magnetic reversal of e-beam patterened permalloy particles"

J. Appl. Phys. 91, 7340 (2002)

253k pdf file

M. Roseman, P. Grutter

"Magnetic imaging and dissipation force microscopy of vortices on superconducting Nb films"

Appl. Surf. Sci. 188, 416 (2002)

206k pdf file

X. Zhu, P. Grutter, V. Metlushko, B. Illic

"Magnetization reversal and configurational anisotropy of dense permalloy dot arrays"

Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 4789 (2002)

259k pdf file

X. Zhu, P. Grutter, V. Metlushko, and B. Illic

"MFM study of electron-beam patterened soft permalloy particles: Technique and magnetization behavior"

Phys. Rev. B 66, 024423 (2002)

535k pdf file


W.A. Hofer, A.J. Fischer, R.A. Wolkow, P. Grutter

"Surface Relaxations, Current Enhancement, and Absolute Distances in High Resolution Scanning Tunneling Microsopy"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 236104 (2001)

102kpdf file

"Physical Review focus story on previous PRL"

M. Roseman, P. Grutter, A. Badia and V. Metlushko

"Flux Lattice Imaging of a Patterned Niobium Thin Film"

J. Appl. Phys. 89, 6787 (2001)

579k pdf file

M. Roseman, P. Grutter

"Estimating the magnetic penetration depth using constant-height magnetic force using constant-height magnetic force image of vortices"

New J. Phys. 3, 24 (2001)

360 k pdf file

M. Godin, V. Tabard-Cossa, P. Grutter, and P. Williams

"Quantitative Surface Stress Measurements Using a Micro-Cantilever"

Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 551 (2001)

151k pdf file


G. Cross, U. Durig, A. Schirmeisen, A. Stalder, and P. Grutter

"Metallic Adhesion and Conduction between Atomically Defined Tip and Sample"

Appl. Phys. A 157, 274 (2000)

156k pdf file

A. Schirmeisen, G. Cross, P. Grutter, and U. Durig

"Metallic Adhesion and Conductivity of Nanoscale Systems"

New J. Phys. 2, 29 (2000)

250k pdf file

M. Roseman and P. Grutter

"Cryogenic Magnetic Force Microscope"

Rev. Sci. Instr. 71, 3782 (2000)

160k pdf file


C. Lupien, B. Ellman, P. Grutter, and L. Taillefer

"Piezoresistive Torque magnetometry below 1K"

Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 451 (1999)

88k pdf file


G. Cross, A. Schirmeisen, A. Stalder, P. Grutter, M. Tschudy, and U. Durig

"Adhesion Interaction between Atomically Defined Tip and Sample"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4685 (1998)

297k pdf file

Y. Liu and P. Grutter

"Theory of Magnetioelastic Dissipation Due to Domain Wall Oscillation"

J. Appl. Phys. 83, 5922 (1998)

161k pdf file

Y. Liu and P. Grutter

"Magnetic Dissipation Force Microscopy Studies of Magnetic Materials"

J. Appl. Phys. 83, 7333 (1998)

665k pdf file


P. Grutter, Y. Liu, P. LeBlanc, and U. Durig

"Magnetic Dissipation Force Microscopy"

Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 279 (1997)

187k pdf file

Y. Liu, B. Ellman, and P. Grutter

"Theory of Magnetic Dissipation Imaging "

Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 1418 (1997)

92k pdf file