Magnetic force microscopy on polished stainless steel

On polished stainless steel, areas with magnetic domains can be observed by MFM. In the experiment shown below, MFM data was recorded in constant height mode (compensating for sample slope) using a Flex-Axiom system.

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Magnetic force microscopy (MFM) on stainless steel

Scan size: 80 µm x 80 µm
Phase range: 10°

AFM topography image of stainless steel

Scan size: 80 µm x 80 µm
Height range: 50 nm

Magnetic force microscopy (MFM) zoom on stainless steel

Scan size: 13 µm x 13 µm
Phase range: 10°

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