Power-law load dependence of atomic friction

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Fusco, C.; Fasolino, A.;
(2004)

We present a theoretical study of the dynamics of a tip scanning a graphite surface as a function of the applied load. From the analysis of the lateral forces, we extract the friction force and the corrugation of the effective tip-surface interaction potential. We find ... View more
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