Nature Communications Article

A new scanning probe method developed in the lab of Associate Professor Mingdong Dong has been published in Nature Communications

Associate professor Mingdong Dong

A precise measurement of surface charge density is an inherently difficult task, but the new method - Surface Conductivity Microscopy - enables both precise measurement and high spatial resolution.

Based on a novel principle of analysing minuscule fluctuations in ionic flow through a nanopipette the method provides previously unobtainable information about the nanoscale structure and properties of surfaces at physiological conditions.

Figure shows schematic of the experiment.


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