The cantilever is incorporated into a bridge circuit allowing for the measurement of subtle changes in the deflection of the cantilever. The small footprint of the cantilever makes this measurement compatible with small sample spaces where rotation is possible.
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- Piezo resistive cantilever shown on a silicon substrate with the tip resting on a sample. Piezo resistive cantilever shown on a silicon substrate with the tip resting on a sample.
- Temperature dependence of the (a) resistance and (b) dilation of depleted uranium (dU). Temperature dependence of the (a) resistance and (b) dilation of depleted uranium (dU).
- Stanford Research and Signal Recovery lock-in amplifiers
- Decade resistance boxes to balance the bridge circuit
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