Patent for License:Scanning Probe Microscope Device
The technology is particularly helpful when employed for the elucidation of a photoexcited physical phenomenon which occurs in a local area of nanoscale, and in a time period in the order of femtoseconds.
Class 250: Radiant EnergyThis class provides for all methods and apparatus for using, generating, controlling or detecting radiant energy, combinations including such methods or apparatus, subcombinations of same and accessories therefore not classifiable elsewhere.
Subclass 306: INSPECTION OF SOLIDS OR LIQUIDS BY CHARGED PARTICLES
Subclass 307: Methods
Subclass 423F: Field ionization type
Class 977: NanotechnologyThis art collection provides for disclosures related to: nanostructure and chemical compositions of nanostructure; device that include at least one nanostructure; mathematical algorithms, e.g., computer software, etc., specifically adapted for modeling configurations or properties of nanostructure; methods or apparatus for making, detecting, analyzing, or treating nanostructure; and specified particular uses of nanostructure. the term "nanostructure" is defined to mean an atomic, molecular, or macromolecular structure that: has at least one physical dimension of approximately 1-100 nanometers; and possesses a special property, provides a special function, or produces a special effect that is uniquely attributable to the structure s nanoscale physical size.
Subclass 850: Scanning probe control process
Class G01J3: Physics - MeasuringMeasurement of intensity, velocity, spectral content, polarisation, phase or pulse characteristics of infra-red, visible or ultra-violet light; colorimetry; radiation pyrometry. Spectrometry; spectrophotometry; monochromators; measuring colour.
Class G01N21: Physics - MeasuringInvestigating or analysing materials by determining their chemical or physical properties. Investigating or analysing materials by the use of optical means, i.e. using infra-red, visible, or ultra-violet light.
Class G12B21: Physics - Instrument DetailsDetails of instruments, or comparable details of other apparatus, not otherwise provided for. Details of apparatus using scanning-probe techniques note.
Class Y01N8: General Tagging Of New Technological Developments - Broad Technical Fields Characterised By Dimensional AspectsNanotechnology. Nanotechnlogy for interacting, sensing or actuating.