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The size of the oscillation in the cantilever during dynamic modes (tapping and non-contact modes).

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AFM calibration methods
AFM imaging of surfaces
AFM imaging: Interactions between the probe and sample
AFM papers
AFM probe modification
Cantilever tuning - only for tapping and non-contact modes
This is almost always an automated process in the AFM software, and all the operator has to input is the frequency range to scan over and the target amplitude of the cantilever. 
Contact and tapping modes
Contact mode
Floating control
Force distance spectroscopy
How is the Data Displayed?
Image artefacts
Image Scanning and feedback parameter optimisation - scan rate
In addition to topographic imaging, many modern AFMs have the capability to image via a number of different mechanisms including frictional force, phase contrast, amplitude, adhesion and elasticity. 
Laser alignment on cantilever
The laser alignment will help determine the signal to noise ratio, the sensitivity of the cantilever deflection or amplitude and ultimately the quality of any data acquired using the AFM. 
Non-contact mode
Review articles
Scanner artefacts
Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM)
Set point - Tapping mode
In this mode of operation, set-point refers to the amplitude of oscillation of the cantilever at which the tip taps the sample surface. 
Set-point - contact mode
Tapping mode
The cantilever is oscillated at or near its resonance frequency with an amplitude ranging from 20nm to 100nm. 
Tip artefacts
Virtual SPM - Calibration grid
Virtual SPM - Nanotubes