The Impact of Scanning Probe Microscopy on Nanotech - >From Imaging of Atoms by Cantilevers to Biosensors and to Mechanical Terabit Memories
Institut f¸r Physik der Universit‰t Basel, CH
Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Guentherodt heads the Swiss National Center of Competence in Research in Nanoscience (NCCR) as well as a research group at the Institute of Physics at University of Basel/Switzerland. Prof.Guentherodt was also involved in the creation of the Virtual Nanoscience Laboratory. The NCCR in Nanoscience is a long-term interdisciplinary research effort focusing on nanoscale structures and aiming to provide new impact and ideas for the life sciences, for the sustainable use of resources, and for information and communications technologies. Within the framework of the federal program “Swiss Virtual Campus”, an interdisciplinary team is developing a Virtual Nanoscience Laboratory for students of natural sciences and pharmacy.