Publications & Presentations


Damircheli, M.; Eslami, B.; “V-Shaped Cantilever Design for Enhanced Multifrequency AFM Measurements,” Accepted for Publication.

Putnam, J.; Damircheli, M.; Eslami, B.; “Effect of Laser Spot Positioning with Optical Beam Deflection Method on Atomic Force Microscopy,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part K: Journal of Multi-body Dynamics. 2020.

Divid, S.; Ma, X.; Pierre, R.; Eslami, B.; Patek, S.; Bergbreiter, S.; “Latch-based control of energy output in spring actuated system,” J R Soc Interface. 2020;  17 (168):20200070. doi:10.1098/rsif.2020.0070.

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Putnam, J.; Eslami, B.; “Controllable Surface Damage by AFM – Imaging with Higher Eigenmodes and Its Advantages” Imaging & Microscopy 2020, Issue 2, Pg 24.


Eslami, B.; Damircheli, M.; “Biharmonic versus Bimodal AFM: Numerical and Experimental Study on Soft Matter,” J. App. Phys. 2019, 126, 095301.

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Ehasnipour, M.; Damircheli, M.; Eslami, B.; “Effect of Cantilever’s Dimensions on Phase Contrast in Multifrequency Atomic Force Microscopy,” Microsc Res Tech. 2019, 1-10.

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Damircheli, M.; Eslami, B.;”Enhancing Phase Contrast for Bimodal AFM Imaging in Low Quality Factor Environment,” Ultramicroscopy 2019, 204, 18-26.

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Eslami, B.; “Enhancing or Diminishing Sensitivity in Multifrequency AFM”, Proceeding of the ISPM 2019, International Scanning Probe Microscopy 2019, Louvain, Belgium.


Pierre, R.; Eslami, B.; Bergbreiter, S.; “Ground Reaction Force Sensing in Milligram-Scale Legged Microrobots,” Transducers & Eurosensors XXXIII. 2019. Berlin, Germany. DOI: 10.1109/TRANSDUCERS.2019.8808537

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Nikfarjam, M.; López-Guerra, E.; Solares, S.D.; Eslami, B.“Imaging of viscoelastic soft matter with low indentation using higher eigenmodes in single-eigenmode amplitude-modulation atomic force microscopy,”​ Beilstein J. Nanotech. 2018, 9, 1116-1122.



Nikfarjam, M.; López-Guerra, E.A.; Solares, S.D.; Eslami, B.“Higher mode tricks in multifrequency AFM: optimizing sensitivity and indentation depth,” Imaging & Microscopy 2017, issue 3, 38-39.


López-Guerra, E.A.; Eslami, B.; Solares, S.D.; “Calculation of standard viscoelastic responses with multiple retardation times through analysis of static force spectroscopy AFM data,” J. Pol. Sci. Part B 2017, 55, 804-813.


Eslami, B.; Solares, S.D.; “Imaging of surface nanobubbles by atomic force microscopy in liquids: influence of the drive frequency on the characterization of ultra-soft matter,” ​Microscopy Research and Technique 2017, 80, 41-49.



Eslami, B.; Raftari, M.; López-Guerra E.A.; Solares, S.D.; “Evolution of nano-rheological properties of Nafion® thin films during pH modification by strong base treatment: A static and dynamic force spectroscopy study,” J. Appl. Phys. 2016, 119, 165301.

Eslami, B.; Solares, S.D.; “Experimental approach for selecting the excitation frequency for maximum compositional contrast in viscous environments for piezo-driven bimodal atomic force microscopy,” J. Appl. Phys. 2016, 119, 084901.

Meier, T.; Eslami, B.; Solares, S.D.; “Multifrequency force microscopy using flexural and torsional modes in liquid: atomic resolution imaging of calcite (10-14),” Nanotechnology 2016, 27, 085702.


Ebeling, D.; Eslami, B.; Solares, S.D.; “Subsurface imaging of soft matter by AFM,” Imaging & Microscopy 2015, issue 2, 25-27.

Eslami, B.; López-Guerra, E.A.; Diaz, A.J.; Solares, S.D.; Optimization of the excitation frequency for high probe sensitivity in single-eigenmode and bimodal tapping-mode AFM,” Nanotechnology 2015, 26, 165703.


Diaz, A.J.; Eslami, B.; López-Guerra, E.A.; Solares, S.D.; “Selection of higher eigenmode amplitude Based on dissipated power and virial contrast in bimodal atomic force microscopy,” J. Appl. Phys. 2014, 116, 104901.

Eslami, B.; Ebeling, D.; Solares, S.D.; “Trade-offs in sensitivity and sampling depth in bimodal atomic force microscopy and comparison to the trimodal case,” Beilstein J. Nanotech. 2014, 5, 1144–1151.


Ebeling, D.; Eslami, B.; Solares, S.D.; “Visualizing the subsurface of soft matter: simultaneous topographical imaging, depth modulation, and compositional mapping with triple frequency atomic force microscopy,” ACS Nano 2013, 7, 10387-10396.