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Dr Massimo Antognozzi

Dr Massimo Antognozzi

Dr Massimo Antognozzi
B.Sc.(Bologna), Ph.D.(Bristol)

Senior Lecturer

Office 3.42
HH Wills Physics Laboratory,
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8749

Research summary

My main research interest is to develop tools to investigate nanoscale systems. In particular, I have developed a dedicated scanning probe microscope to measure sub-picoNewton forces parallel to a flat surface. The name of this technique is the lateral molecular force microscope (LMFM). The sensors used in a LMFM can have stiffness a thousand times smaller than the ones used in conventional atomic force microscopy.

At the present the LMFM is used in 5 main areas of research:

1) To study the dynamic properties of confined liquid films under shear. This technique will allow detecting the organization of confined molecules ...

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