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  6. Phase Mode (PM)

Phase Mode (PM)

The DFM measurement detects phase lag in oscillation of the cantilever depending on the size of adsorptive power or hardness and softness, and observes differences in physical properties of the sample surface.


Animation of Phase Mode: Microphase separation


Styrene‐butadiene‐styrene block copolymer

Blended polymer; Polystyrene / Polybutadiene


Amphiphilic di‐block copolymers; PEOm‐b‐PMA(Az) n




Grease with thickener


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