Abstract Preview

This document describes a procedure for the determination of elastic modulus for compliant materials using atomic force microscope (AFM). Force-distance curves on the surface of compliant materials are measured and the analysis uses a two-point method based on Johnson-Kendall-Roberts (JKR) theory. This document is applicable to compliant materials with elastic moduli ranging from 100 kPa to 1 GPa. The spatial resolution is dependent on the contact radius between the AFM probe and the surface and is typically approximately10-20 nm.

General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2020-01
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 17
  • :
    ISO/TC 201/SC 9
    Scanning probe microscopy
  • 71.040.40
    Chemical analysis

Buy this standard

Format Language
  • CHF88

Got a question?

Check out our FAQs

Customer care
+41 22 749 08 88

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday - 09:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00 (UTC+1)

Keep up to date with ISO

Sign up to our newsletter for the latest news, views and product information.