Magnetic Force Microscopy

  • Daniele PasseriEmail author
  • Livia Angeloni
  • Melania Reggente
  • Marco Rossi


Magnetic force microscopy (MFM) is scanning probe technique which enables the analysis of magnetic properties of the samples at the nanoscale using a microfabricated tip coated with a magnetic layer. In this chapter, we describe MFM and give an overview of its applications, ranging from well established to advanced new applications.


External Magnetic Field Magnetic Force Microscopy Lift Height Magnetic Force Microscopy Image Magnetic Stray Field 
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The authors acknowledge the availability of AFM/MFM facilities put at their disposal at SAPIENZA Nanotechnologies and Nanosciences Laboratory by the Research Center for Nanotechnology applied to Engineering (CNIS) of SAPIENZA University of Rome.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniele Passeri
    • 1
    Email author
  • Livia Angeloni
    • 1
  • Melania Reggente
    • 1
  • Marco Rossi
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Basic and Applied Sciences for EngineeringSAPIENZA University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Centro di Ricerca per le Nanotecnologie Applicate all’Ingegneria della Sapienza (CNIS)SAPIENZA University of RomeRomeItaly

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