Nanorheology and Nanoindentation Revealed a Softening and an Increased Viscous Fluidity of Adherent Mammalian Cells upon Increasing the Frequency

Victor G. Gisbert, Francsico M. Espinosa, Juan G. Sanchez, Maria Concepcion Serrano, Ricardo Garcia

Small, 2304884 (2023)


Nanostructural and piezoelectric characterization of electro-formed δ-phase poly(vinylidene fluoride) thin films

Davide Disnan, Jonas Hafner, Simone Benaglia, Marco Teuschel, Michael Schneider, Ricardo Garcia, Ulrich Schmid

Materials Research Letters, 11 (4), 296-303, (2023)



Interfacial Liquid Water on Graphite, Graphene, and 2D Materials

Ricardo Garcia

ACS NANO, 17 (4), 51-69, (2022)


Interfacial layering of hydrocarbons on pristine graphite surfaces immersed in water

Diana M Arvelo, Manuel R Uhlig, Jeffrey Comer, Ricardo Garcia

Nanoscale, 14, 14178-14184, (2022)


Molecular Recognition by Silicon Nanowire Field-Effect Transistor and Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy

Francisco M Espinosa, Manuel R Uhlig, Ricardo Garcia

Micromachines, 13 (1), 97 (2022)


In operando nanomechanical mapping of PEDOT: PSS thin films in electrolyte solutions with bimodal AFM

Simone Benaglia, Sofia Drakopoulou, Fabio Biscarini, Ricardo Garcia

Nanoscale, 14 (38), 14146-14154, (2022)



Accurate Wide-Modulus-Range Nanomechanical Mapping of Ultrathin Interfaces with Bimodal Atomic Force Microscopy

Victor G Gisbert, Ricardo Garcia

ACS nano, 15 (12), 20574-20581 (2021)


Tip Charge Dependence of Three-Dimensional AFM Mapping of Concentrated Ionic Solutions

Simone Benaglia, Manuel R Uhlig, Jose Hernández-Muñoz, Enrique Chacón, Pedro Tarazona, Ricardo Garcia

Physical review letters, 127 (19), 196101 (2021)


In Situ Atomic-Scale Imaging of Interfacial Water under 3D Nanoscale Confinement

Manuel R. Uhlig and Ricardo Garcia

Nano Letters, 21, 13, 5593–5598 (2021)


The viscoelasticity of adherent cells follows a single power-law with distinct local variations within a single cell and across cell lines

Juan G Sanchez, Francisco M Espinosa, Ruben Miguez, Ricardo Garcia

Nanoscale 13 (38), 16339-16348 (2021)


Atomically resolved interfacial water structures on crystalline hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces

Manuel R. Uhlig, Simone Benaglia, Ravindra Thakkar, Jeffrey Comer and Ricardo Garcia

Nanoscale, 13, 5275-5283 (2021)


Practical Guide to Single-Protein AFM Nanomechanical Spectroscopy Mapping: Insights and Pitfalls As Unraveled by All-Atom MD Simulations on Immunoglobulin G

JG Vilhena, M Ortega, MR Uhlig, R Garcia, R Pérez

ACS sensors, 6 (2), 553-564, (2021)


Quantitative mapping of magnetic properties at the nanoscale with bimodal AFM

VG Gisbert, CA Amo, M Jaafar, A Asenjo, R Garcia

Nanoscale, 13 (3), 2026-2033 (2021)


Multi-scale characterisation of a ferroelectric polymer reveals the emergence of a morphological phase transition driven by temperature

Jonas Hafner, Simone Benaglia, Filipe Richheimer, Marco Teuschel, Franz J Maier, Artner Werner, Sebastian Wood, Daniel Platz, Michael Schneider, Klaudia Hradil, Fernando A Castro, Ricardo Garcia, Ulrich Schmid

Nature communications, 12 (1), 1-9 (2021)


High-Speed Nanomechanical Mapping of the Early Stages of Collagen Growth by Bimodal Force Microscopy

Victor G. Gisbert, Simone Benaglia, Manuel R. Uhlig, Roger Proksch, and Ricardo Garcia

ACS Nano, 15 (1) 1850–1857 (2021)


Sub-10 nm patterning of few-layer MoS2 and MoSe2 nanolectronic devices by oxidation scanning probe lithography

Y.K. Ryu, I. Dago, Y. Heb, F.M. Espinosa, E.L ópez-Elvira, C. Munuera, R. Garcia

Applied Surface Science, 539,148231 (2021)



Subnanometer Interfacial Forces in Three-Dimensional Atomic Force Microscopy: Water and Octane near a Mica Surface

Jose Hernández-Muñoz, Manuel R Uhlig, Simone Benaglia, Enrique Chacón, Pedro Tarazona, Ricardo García

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 124 (48), 26296-26303 (2020)

Loss of Caveolin-1 and caveolae leads to increased cardiac cell stiffness and functional decline of the adult zebrafish heart

Dimitrios Grivas, Álvaro González-Rajal, Carlos Guerrero Rodríguez, Ricardo Garcia & José Luis de la Pompa

Scientific Reports, 10, 12816 (2020)


Nanomechanical mapping of soft materials with the atomic force microscope: methods, theory and applications

Ricardo Garcia

Chem. Soc. Rev. (2020)


Quantitative phase‐mode electrostatic force microscopy on silicon oxide nanostructures

C Albonetti, S Chiodini, P Annibale, P Stoliar, RV Martinez, R Garcia, F Biscarini

Journal of Microscopy, 3 (280), 252-269 (2020)


Combined Magnetoliposome Formation and Drug Loading in One Step for Efficient Alternating Current-Magnetic Field Remote-Controlled Drug Release

Maria Eugenia Fortes Brollo, Ana Domínguez-Bajo, Andrea Tabero, Vicente Domínguez-Arca, Victor Gisbert, Gerardo Prieto, Christer Johansson, Ricardo Garcia, Angeles Villanueva, María Concepción Serrano, and María del Puerto Morales

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12 (4), 4295-4307 (2020)


Nanorheology of living cells measured by AFM-based force–distance curves

PD Garcia, CR Guerrero, R Garcia

Nanoscale 12 (16), 9133-9143 (2020)




Intracellular forces from stiffness

R Garcia

Nature materials 18 (10), 1037-1038 (2019)


Subsurface imaging of cell organelles by force microscopy

CR Guerrero, PD Garcia, R Garcia

ACS nano 13 (8), 9629-9637 (2019)


Fast nanomechanical spectroscopy: From ions to living cells

R Garcia

Bulletin of the American Physical Society 64 (2019)


Fast, quantitative and high resolution mapping of viscoelastic properties with bimodal AFM

Simone Benaglia, Carlos A. Amo and Ricardo Garcia

Nanoscale, 11, 15289 (2019)



Atomic-scale mapping of hydrophobic layers on graphene and few-layer MoS2 and WSe2 in water

Manuel R. Uhlig, Daniel Martin-Jimenez and Ricardo Garcia

Nature Communications, 10, 2606 (2019)



Myelinated axons and functional blood vessels populate mechanically compliant rGO foams in chronic cervical hemisected rats

Ana Domínguez-Bajo, Ankor González-Mayorg, Carlos R. Guerrero, F. Javier Palomares, Ricardo García, Elisa López-Dolado and María Concepción Serrano

Biomaterials, 192, 461-474 (2019)





Atomic and Molecular Resolution Mapping of Solid-Liquid Interfaces by 3D Atomic Force Microscopy

Takeshi Fukuma and Ricardo Garcia

ACS Nano12 (12), 11785–11797 (2018)



Fast and high resolution mapping of elastic properties of biomolecules and polymers with bimodal AFM

Simone Benaglia, Victor G. Gisbert, Alma P. Perrino, Carlos A. Amo and Ricardo Garcia

Nature Protocols, 13, 2890-2907 (2018)



Determination of the viscoelastic properties of a single cell cultured on a rigid support by force microscopy

Pablo D. Garcia  and Ricardo Garcia

Nanoscale, 10, 19799



Direct Patterning of p-Type Doped Few-layer WSe2 Nanoelectronic Devices by Oxidation Scanning Probe Lithography

A. I. Dago, Y. K. Ryu, F. J. Palomares, and R. Garcia

ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 10(46), 40054-40061



Dynamics of breaking intermolecular bonds in high-speed force spectroscopy

Manuel R. Uhlig, Carlos A. Amo and Ricardo Garcia

Nanoscale, 10, 17112



Determination of the elastic moduli of a single cell cultured on a rigid support by force microscopy

Pablo D. Garcia and Ricardo Garcia

Biophysical Journal 114, 2923 – 2932 (2018)



Chemical and structural analysis of sub-20 nm graphene patterns generated by scanning probe lithography

Arancha I. Dago, Soraya Sangiao, Rodrigo Fernández-Pacheco, José María De Teresa, and Ricardo Garcia

Carbon 129, 281 – 285 (2018)



Identification of Single Adsorbed Cations on Mica-Liquid Interfaces by 3D Force Microscopy

Daniel Martin-Jimenez and Ricardo Garcia

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8, 5707-5711 (2017)


Angstrom-Resolved Metal-Organic Framework-Liquid Interfaces
Stefano Chiodini, Daniel Reinares-Fisac, Francisco M. Espinosa, Enrique Gutiérrez-Puebla,
Angeles Monge, Felipe Gándara and Ricardo Garcia

Scientific Reports, 7, 11088 (2017)


Mapping Elastic Properties of Heterogeneous Materials in Liquid with Angstrom-Scale Resolution
Carlos A. Amo, Alma P. Perrino, Amir F. Payam and Ricardo Garcia

ACS Nano201711 (9), pp 8650–8659



Mapping stress in polycrystals with sub-10 nm spatial resolution
C. Polop, E. Vasco, A. P. Perrino and R. Garcia

Nanoscale, 9, 13938-13946 (2017)


Time-resolved nanomechanics of a single cell under the depolymerization of the cytoskeleton
Pablo D. Garcia, Carlos R. Guerrero and Ricardo Garcia

Nanoscale , 9, 12051 (2017)


Standardized Nanomechanical Atomic Force Microscopy Procedure (SNAP) for Measuring Soft and Biological Samples.

Hermann Schiller1, Carmela Rianna, Jens Schäpe, Tomas Luque, Holger Doschke, Mike Wälte, Juan José Uriarte, Noelia Campillo, Georgios P. A. Michanetzis, Justyna Bobrowsk, Andra Dumitru6, Elena T. Herruzo, Simone Bovi, Pierre Parot8,9, Massimiliano Galluzzi10, Alessandro Podestà , Luca Puricelli10, Simon Scheuring, Yannis Missirlis, Ricardo Garcia6, Michael Odorico,, Jean-Marie Teulon, Frank Lafont , Malgorzata Lekka, Felix Rico , Annafrancesca Rigato, Jean-Luc Pellequer, Hans Oberleithner, Daniel Navajas & Manfred Radmacher

Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 5117(2017)


Interfacing polymers and tissues: quantitative local assessment of the Foreign Body Reaction of Mononuclear Phagocytes to Polymeric Materials

Elena Giusto , Matteo Donegàa , Andra C. Dumitru , Giulia Foschi, Stefano Casalini , Michele Bianchi , Tommaso Leonardi  , Alessandro Russo , Luigi G. Occhipinti, Fabio Biscarini, Ricardo Garcia, and Stefano Pluchino

Adv. Biosys.  1, 1700021 (2017)


Imaging modes of atomic force microscopy for application in molecular and cell biology

Yves F. Dufrêne1, Toshio Ando, Ricardo Garcia, David Alsteens, David Martinez-Martin,
Andreas Engel, Christoph Gerber and Daniel J. Müller

Nature Nanotechnology 12, 295 (2017)


Advanced oxidation scanning probe lithography

Y.K. Ryu, R.Garcia

Nanotechnology,  28, 142003  (2017)

Selected as Nanotechnology Highlight of 2017




Sub-20 nm patterning of thin layer WSe2 by scanning probe lithography

A.I. Dago, Y.K. Ryu, R.Garcia

Applied Physics Letters  109, 163103 (2016)



Dependence of the volume of an antibody on the force applied in a force microscopy experiment in liquid

J. Rodriguez-Ramos, A.P. Perrino, R. Garcia

Ultramicroscopy 171, 153 (2016)


Fundamental High-Speed Limits in Single-Molecule, Single-Cell and Nanoscale Force Spectroscopies.

Carlos A. Amo and Ricardo Garcia

ACS Nano  10, 7117 (2016)


Atomically resolved three-dimensional structures of electroyte aqueous solutions near a solid surface

Daniel Martin-Jimenez , Enrique Chacon , Pedro Tarazona & Ricardo Garcia

Nature Communications  7, 12164 (2016)


Subsurface imaging of silicon nanowires circuits and iron oxide nanoparticles with sub-10 nm spatial resolutions

A.P. Perrino, Y.K. Ryu, C. A. Amo, M. P. Morales, R. Garcia

Nanotechnology 27, 275703 (2016)


How soft is a single protein?: Stress-strain curve of antibody pentamers with 5pN and 50 pm resolutions

A.P. Perrino and R.Garcia

Nanoscale 8, 9151-9158 (2016)




Unbinding forces and energies between a siRNA molecule and a dendrimer measured by force spectroscopy
A. C. Dumitru, E.T. Herruzo, E. Rausell, V. Ceña and R. Garcia
Nanoscale 7, 20267-20276 (2015)


Multi-Scale Sensing of Antibody- Antigen Interactions by Organic Transistors and Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy
S.Casalini , A.C. Dumitru, F.Leonardi, C. A. Bortolotti, E.T. Herruzo, A. Campana, R. F. de Oliveira,T. Cramer, R.Garcia, F. Biscarini
ACS Nano 9, 5051-5062 (2015)



Force Reconstruction from tapping mode force microscopy experiments
A.F. Payam, D. Martin-Jimenez and R. Garcia
Nanotechnology 26, 185706 (2015)


Optimization of phase contrast in bimodal amplitude modulation AFM
M. Damircheli, A. F. Payam and R. Garcia
Beilstein J.Nanotechnol. 6, 1072-1081 (2015)


In situ nanomechanical characterization of the early stages of swelling and degradation of a biodegradable polymer
A.C.Dumitru, F.M. Espinosa, R.García, G. Foschi, S. Tortorella, F. Valle, M. Dellavalle, F. Zerbetto and F. Biscarini.
Nanoscale 7, 5403-5410 (2015)

Direct Fabrication of thin layer MoS2 field-effect nanoscale transistors by oxidation scanning probe lithography
F. M. Espinosa, Y.K. Ryu, K. Marinov, D. Dumcenco, A. Kis and R. Garcia
Applied Physics Letters  106, 103503 (2015)


Dynamic Force Microscopy Simulator (dForce): A tool for planning and understanding tapping and bimodal AFM experiments
H. V. Guzman, P. D.Garcia and R. Garcia
Beilstein J. Nanotechnology  6, 369-379 (2015)



Fabrication of sub-12nm thick silicon nanowires by processing scanning probe lithography masks
Y. K. Ryu, P. A. Postigo, F. García and R. Garcia
Applied Physics Letters 104, 223112 (2014)


Advanced Scanning Probe Lithography
R. Garcia, A. W. Knoll and E.Riedo
Nature Nanotechnology 9, 577 (2014)


The Softening of Human bladder cancer cells happens at an early stage of the malignancy process
J. R. Ramos, J. Pabijan, R. Garcia and M.Lekka
Beilstein J.Nanotechnology 5, 447 (2014)


Fast Nanomechanical Spectroscopy in soft matter
E. T. Herruzo, A. P. Perrino and R. Garcia.
Nature Commun.  5, 3126-3204 (2014)


Block Copolymers Self-Assembly Allows Obtaining Tunable Micro or Nanoporous Membranes or Depth Filters Based on PMMA; Fabrication Method and Nanostructures

J.Pinto, M. Dumon, M.A. Rodriguez-Perez, R.Garcia,  C. Dietz

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C , 118, 9, 4656-4663 (2014)



Peak Forces in High-Resolution Imaging of Soft Matter in Liquid
H. V. Guzman, A. P. Perrino and R. Garcia.
ACS Nano 4, 3198-3204 (2013)


Three-dimensional quantitative force maps in liquid with 10 piconewton, angstrom and sub-minute resolutions
E. T. Herruzo, H. Asakawa, T.Fukuma and R.Garcia.
Nanoscale 5, 2678-2685 (2013)


Electrical characteristics of silicon nanowire transistors fabricated by scanning probe and electron beam lithographies
Y.K. Ryu, M. Chiesa and R. Garcia.
Nanotechnology 24, 315205 (2013)


Peak forces and lateral resolution in amplitude modulation force micreoscopy in liquid
H. V.Guzmán and R.Garcia
Beilstein J. Nanotechnol 4, 852 (2013)


Nanomechanical mapping of soft matter by bimodal force microscopy
R. Garcia and R.Proksch.
European Polymer Journal 49, 1897-1906 (2013)


Field-Induced Nanoscale Water Bridges and Tip-Based Oxidation Nanolithography
R. Garcia
Nanoscale Liquid Interfaces: Wetting, Patterning and Force Microscopy at the Molecular Scale, Edited by Thierry Ondarcuhuand and Jean-Pierre Aimé


Force Microscoscopy, Nanochemistry and Nanofabrication
R. Garcia, M.Chiesa and Y.K. Ryu.
Scanning Probe Microscopy for Energy Research (World Scientific Series in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology), Edited by Dawn
A. Bonnell and Sergei V. Kalinin



The Emergence of Multifrequency force Microscopy
R.García and E.T. Herruzo.
Nature Nanotechnology 7, 217-226 (2012)


Detection of the Early Stage of the Recombinational DNA Repair by Silicon Nanowires
M. Chiesa, P. P. Cárdenas, F. Otón, J. Martínez, M. Mas-Torrent, F. García, J.C. Alonso,C. Rovira and R. García.
Nano Letters 12, 1275-1281 (2012)


Repulsive bimodal atomic force microscopy on polymers
A. M. Gigler, C.Dietz, M. Baumann, N. F. Martinez, R.García and R.W. Stark.
Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 3, 456–463 (2012)


Molecular and Nanoscale Compositional Contrast of Soft Matter in Liquid: Interplay between elastic and dissipative
Amir F. Payam, Jorge R. Ramos and Ricardo García.
ACS Nano 6, 4663-4670 (2012)


Theoretical Study of the Frequency Shift in bimodal FM-AFM by fractional calculus
E. T. Herruzo and R. García.
Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 3, 198-206 (2012)





Biomechanical Remodeling of the Microenvironment by Stromal Caveolin-1 Favours Tumor Invasion and Metastasis
J. G. Goetz, S.Minguet, I. Navarro-Lérida, J.J. Lazcano, R.Samaniego, E. Calvo, M. Tello,T.Osteso-Ibáñez, T. Pellinen, A. Echarri, A.Cerezo, A. J.P. Klein-Szanto, R. Garcia, P. J. Keely,P.Sánchez-Mateos, E. Cukierman and M. Á. Del Pozo.
Cell 146, 148-163 (2011)


Noninvasive Protein Structural Flexibility Mapping by Bimodal Dynamic Force Microscopy
D. Martínez-Martín, E. T. Herruzo, C. Dietz, J. Gómez-Herrero, and R. García.
Physical Review Letters 106, 198101 (2011)



Nanopatterning of Ferritin Molecules and the controlled size reduction of their Magnetic cores
R.V. Martínez, M. Chiesa and R. García.
Small 7, 2914-2920 (2011)


Nanomechanical coupling enables detection and imaging of 5 nm superparamagnetic particles in liquid
C. Dietz, E.T. Herruzo, J.R. Lozano, R. García.
Nanotechnology 22, 125708 (2011)


Aspect-ratio and lateral-resolution enhancement in force microscopy by attaching nanoclusters generated by an ioncluster source at the end of a silicon tip
L. Martínez, M. Tello, M. Díaz, E. Román, R. García and Y. Huttel.
Review of Scientific Instruments 82, 023710 (2011)





Nanomecanical mass sensing and stiffness spectometry based on two-dimensional vibrations of resonant nanowires
E.Gil-Santos, D.Santos, J.Martínez, M. Fernández-Régulez, R.García, Á. San Paulo, M.Calleja and Javier Tamayo.
Nature Nanotechnology 5, 641 (2010)



Images from below the surface
R. García
Nature Nanotechnology 5, 101 (2010)



Large-scale nanopatterning of single proteins used as carriers of magnetic nanoparticles
R.V. Martínez, J. Martínez, M. Chiesa, R. García, E. Coronado, E. Pinilla-Cienfuegos and S. Tatay.
Advanced Materials 22, 588 (2010)



Splitting CO2 with Electric Fields: A Computational Investigation
M. Calvaresi, R.V.Martínez, J.Martínez, R. García and F. Zerbetto.
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 1, 3256-3260 (2010)



Silicon nanowire circuits fabricated by AFM oxidation nanolithography
R.V. Martínez, J. Martínez and R. García
Nanotechnology 21, 245301 (2010)



Calibration of higher eigenmode spring constants of atomic force microscope cantilevers
J.R. Lozano, D. Kiracofe, J. Melcher, R. García, A. Raman
Nanotechnology 21, 465502 (2010)



Nanoscale space charge generation in local oxidation nanolithography
M. Chiesa, R. García
Applied Physics Letters 96, 263112 (2010)



Nanopatterning of carbonaceous structures by field-induced carbon dioxide splitting with a force microscope
R. García, N.S. Losilla, J. Martínez, R.V. Martínez, F.J. Palomares, Y. Huttel, M. Calvaresi, and F. Zerbetto
Applied Physics Letters 96, 143110 (2010)



Patterning pentacene surfaces by local oxidation nanolithography
N.S. Losilla, J. Martínez, E. Bystrenova, P. Greco, F. Biscarini and R. García
Ultramicroscopy (2010)



Determination and simulation of nanoscale energy dissipation processes in amplitude modulation AFM
C. J.Gómez and R. García
Ultramicroscopy, 110, 626(2010)





Imaging and detection of single molecule recognition events on organic semiconductor surfaces
J. Preiner, N.S. Losilla, A. Ebner, P. Annibale, F. Biscarini, R. García and P. Hinterdorfer
Nano Letters 9, 571 (2009)



Large area nanoscale patterning of silicon surfaces by parallel local oxidation
N.S. Losilla, J. Martínez and R. García
Nanotechnology 20, 475304 (2009)



Molecular Scale Energy Dissipation in oligothiophene monolayers measured by dynamic force microscopy
N. F. Martínez, W. Kaminski, C. J.Gómez, C. Albonetti, F. Biscarinni, R. Pérez and R. García
Nanotechnology, 20, 434021(2009)



Theory of phase spectroscopy in bimodal atomic force microscopy
J. R. Lozano and Ricardo García
Physical Review B 79, 014110 (2009)





Silicon Nanowire Transistors with a Channel Width of 4 nm. fabricated by Atomic Force Microscope Nanolithography
J. Martínez, R.V. Martínez, and R. García
Nano Letters 8, 3636-3639 (2008)



Theory of Multifrequency Atomic Force Microscopy
J. R. Lozano and R. García
Physical Review Letters 100, 076102 (2008)



Parallel-local anodic oxidation of silicon surfaces by soft stamps
C. Albonetti, J. Martínez, N.S. Losilla, P. Greco, M. Cavallini, F. Borgatti, M. Montecchi, L. Pasquali, R. García and F. Biscarini
Nanotechnology 19, 435303 (2008)



Sub-50 nm positioning of organic compounds onto silicon oxide patterns fabricated by local oxidation nanolithography
N.S. Losilla, N.S. Oxtoby, J. Martínez, F. García, R. García, M. Mas-Torrent, J. Veciana and C. Rovira
Nanotechnology 19, 455308 (2008)



Bimodal atomic force microscopy imaging of isolated antibodies in air and liquids
N.F. Martínez, J.R. Lozano, E.T. Herruzo, F. García, C. Richter, T. Sulzbach and R. García
Nanotechnology 19 ,384011 (2008)



Molecular Mechanism of Water Bridge Build up Field-induced formation of Nanoscale Menisci
N.F. Tobias Cramer, F. Zerbetto and R. García
Langmuir,24, 6116 (2008)





Nanoscale compositional mapping with gentle forces.
R. García, R. Magerle, R. Perez
Nature Materials 6, 405-411 (2007)



Nanoscale Deposition of Single-Molecule Magnets onto SiO2 Patterns.

R.V. Martínez, F. García, R. García, E. Coronado, A. Forment-Aliaga, F. M. Romero and S. Tatay,

Advanced Materials 19, 291-295 (2007)



Patterning polymeric structures with 2 nm resolution at 3 nm half pitch in ambient conditions
R.V. Martínez, N.S. Losilla, J. Martínez, Y. Huttel, R. García
Nano Letters 8, 1846 (2007)



Sequential and parallel patterning by local chemical nanolithography
R.V. Martínez, N.S. Losilla, J. Martínez, M. Tello, R. García
Nanotechnology 18, 0844021 (2007)


Frequency response of an atomic force microscope in liquids and air: Magnetic versus acoustic excitation.
E.T. Herruzo and R. García
Applied Physics Letters 91, 143113(2007)



Force microscopy imaging of individual protein molecules with sub-pico Newton force sensitivity.

S. Patil, N. F. Martínez, J. R. Lozano and R. García,
Journal of Molecular Recognition 20, 516-523 (2007)




Nanochemistry and scanning probe nanolithographies.

R. García, R.V. Martínez, J. Martínez,

Chemical Society Reviews 35, 29 (2006)



Identification of nanoscale energy dissipation processes by dynamic AFM.

R. García, C.J. Gómez, N.F. Martínez, S. Patil, C. Dietz and R. Magerle,

Physical Review Letters 97, 016103-4 (2006)



Measuring phase shifts and energy dissipation with an amplitude modulation AFM.

N. F. Martínez and R. García,

Nanotechnology 17, S167-S172 (2006)



Enhanced compositional sensitivity in atomic force microscopy by the excitation of the first two flexural modes.

N. F. Martínez, S. Patil, J. R. Lozano and R. García,

Applied Physics Letters 89, 153115 (2006)



Formation of nanoscale liquid menisci in electric fields.

A. García-Martín, Ricardo García,

Applied Physics Letters 88, 123115 (2006)



Development of a parallel local oxidation nanolithography instrument.

J. Martínez, N.S. Losilla, F. Biscarini, G. Schmidt, T. Borzenko, L. Molenkamp, and R. García,

Review of Scientific Instruments 77, 086106 (2006)




Bottom-up fabrication of silicon carbide nanowires by manipulation of nanometer-size ethanol meniscii.

M. Tello, R. García, J. Á. Martín-Gago, N.F. Martínez, M. Martín-González, L. Aballe, A. Baranov and L. Gregoratti,

Advanced Materials 17, 1480 (2005)


Nanolithography based on the formation and manipulation of nanometer-size organic liquid menisci.

R. V. Martínez and Ricardo García,

Nano Letters 5, 1161 (2005)



Length control and sharpening of atomic force microscope carbon nanotube tips assisted by an electron beam.

J. Martínez, T.D. Yuzvinsky, A.M. Fennimore, A. Zettl, R. García, C. Bustamante,

Nanotechnology 16, 2493 (2005)


Ordered InAs quantum dots on pre-patterned GaAs(001) by local oxidation nanolithography.

J. Martín-Sánchez, Y. González, L. González, M. Tello, R. García, D. Granados, J.M. García and F. Briones,

Journal of Crystal Growth 284, 313 (2005)




Size and shape controlled growth of molecular nanostructures on silicon oxide templates.

R.García, M.Tello, J. F. Moulin and F. Biscarini,
Nano Letters 4, 1115 (2004)


Compositional mapping by excitation of the second cantilever mode.

T. R. Rodríguez and R. García
Applied Physics Letters 84, 3 (2004)




Bridging nano and macro worlds with water meniscii.

R. García and C. F. Quate
Phantoms Newsletter 12, 14 (2003)


Imaging cobalt nanoparticles by amplitude modulation atomic force microscopy: comparison between low and high amplitude solutions.

M. Tello, A. San Paulo, T.R. Rodríguez, M.C. Blanco and R. García
Ultramicroscopy 97, 171 (2003)


Giant growth in nano-oxidation of p-silicon surface by using ethyl alcohol liquid bridges.

M. Tello and R. García
Applied Physics Letters 83, 12, 2339 (2003)


Theory of Q-control in Atomic Force Microscopy

T.R. Rodríguez and R. García
Applied Physics Letters 82, 4821 (2003)


Parallel writing by local oxidation nanolithography with submicrometer resolution.

M. Cavallini, P. Mei, F. Biscarini and R. García
Applied Physics Letters 83, 5286 (2003)


Field-Induced Formation of Nanometer-Sized Water Bridges.

S. Gómez , J.J. Sáez, M. Calleja and R. García
Physical Review Letters 91, 56101 (2003)



Unifying theory of tapping-mode atomic force microscopy

A. San Paulo and R. García
Physical Review B 66, 041406(R) (2002)


Tip motion in amplitude modulation (tapping-mode) atomic-force microscopy: Comparison between continuous and point-mass models.

T.R. Rodríguez and R. García
Applied Physics Letters 80, 2471 (2002)


Dynamic atomic force microscopy methods.

R. García and R. Pérez
Surface Science Reports 47, 197 (2002)


Linewidth determination in local oxidation nanolithography of silicon surfaces.

M. Tello, F. García and R. García
Journal of Applied Physics 92, 4075 (2002)


Size determination of field-induced water menisci in noncontact atomic force microscopy

M. Calleja, M. Tello and R. García
Journal of Applied Physics 92, 5539 (2002)



El número pi más pequeño.

R. García
Revista Española de Física 15, 10 (2001)


Nano-oxidation of silicon surfaces: Comparison of noncontact and contact AFM methods.

M. Tello and R. García
Applied Physics Letters 79, 424 (2001)


Fabrication of gold nanowires on insulating substrates by field-induced mass transport.

M. Calleja, M. Tello, J. Anguita, F. García and R. García
Applied Physics Letters 79, 2471 (2001)


Nanoalignment mask fabricated directly on Si by AFM.

W.H. Huang, X. Dang, Q. Hu, Y. Xia, M. Tello, M. Calleja, R. García, J.M. Gómez-Rodríguez and A. Baró
Surface and Interface Analysis 32, 130 (2001)

Amplitude, deformation and phase shift in amplitude modulation Atomic Force Microscopy: a numerical study forcompliant materials.

A. San Paulo and R. García
Surface Science 471, 71 (2001)

Tip-surface forces, amplitude and energy dissipation in amplitude-modulation (tapping-mode) force microscopy

A. San Paulo and R. García
Physical Review B 64, 193411 (2001)

Adhesion forces between Lewis X determinant antigen measured by AFM.

C. Tromas, J. Rojo, J.M. de la Fuente , A.G. Barrientos, R. García and S. Penadés
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 40, 3052 (2001)

Interaction forces between carbohydrates measured by atomic force microscopy

C. Tromas and R. García
Topics in Current Chemistry 218, 115-132, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg , (2001)




Nano-oxidation of silicon surfaces by non-contact atomic-force microscopy: Size dependence on voltage and pulseduration.

M. Calleja and R. García
Applied Physics Letters 76, 3427 (2000)

Amplitude curves and operating regimes in dynamic atomic force microscopy

R. García and A. San Paulo
Ultramicroscopy 82, 79 (2000)

High-resolution imaging of antibodies by tapping-mode atomic force microscopy: attractive and repulsive tip-sample interaction regimes.

A. San Paulo and R. García
Biophysical Journal 78, 1599 (2000)

Dynamics of a vibrating tip near or in intermittent contact with a surface.

R. García and A. San Paulo
Physical Review B 61, R13381 (2000)



Nanometer-scale oxidation of silicon surfaces by dynamic force microscopy: reproducibility, kinetics and nanofabrication.

M. Calleja, J. Anguita, R. García, K. Birkelund, F. Pérez-Murano, J. Dagata
Nanotechnology 10, 34 (1999)

Patterning of silicon surfaces with non-contact atomic force microscopy: field-induced formation of nanometer-size water bridges.

R. García, M. Calleja and H. Rohrer
Journal Applied Physics 86, 1898 (1999)

Phase contrast and surface energy hysteresis in tapping-mode scanning force microscopy

R. García, J. Tamayo and A. San Paulo
Surface Interface Analysis 27, 312 (1999)

Attractive and repulsive tip-sample interaction regimes in tapping-mode atomic force microscopy

R. García and A. San Paulo
Physical Review B 60, 4961 (1999)



Characterization of semiconductor heterostructures and quantum dots by friction force microscopy

J. Tamayo and R. García
Applied Surface Science 123, 339 (1998)



Phase contrast in tapping-mode scanning force microscopy

R. García, J. Tamayo, M. Calleja and F. García
Applied Physics A 66, S309 (1998)


Buffer layer morphology effects on the ordering of epitaxial FePd(001) thin films.

P. Caro, A. Cebollada, D. Ravelosona, J. Tamayo, R. García and F. Briones
Acta Materialia 46, 2299 (1998)


Local oxidation of silicon surfaces by dynamic force microscopy: Nanofabrication and water bridge formation.

R. García, M. Calleja and F. Pérez-Murano
Applied Physics Letters 72, 2295 (1998)


Relationship between phase shift and energy dissipation in tapping-mode scanning force microscopy

J. Tamayo and R. García
Applied Physics Letters 73, 2926 (1998)



El microscopio de fuerzas y sus aplicaciones biológicas.

C. Bustamante y R. García
Investigación y Ciencia, Marzo 1997

Submonolayer sensitivity of InSb on InP determined by friction-force microscopy

J. Tamayo, R. García, T. Utzmeier, and F. Briones
Physical Review B 55, R13436 (1997)


Scanning tunneling microscopy imaging and selective modification of purple membranes.

R. García, J. Tamayo and C. Bustamante
International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology 8, 168-174 (1997)


Caracterización de estructuras semiconductoras por microscopía de fuerzas de fricción.

R. García and J. Tamayo
Boletín de la Sociedad española de cerámica y vidrio 36, 271-274 (1997)


Growth and characterization of self-organized InSb quantum dots and quantum dashes.

T. Utzmeier, J. Tamayo, P.A. Postigo, R. García and F. Briones
Journal of Crystal Growth 175/176, 725 (1997)


Effects of elastic and inelastic interactions on phase contrast images in tapping- mode scanning force microscopy

J. Tamayo and R. García
Applied Physics Letters 71, 2394 (1997)




Compositional mapping of semiconductor structures by friction force microscopy

J. Tamayo, Y. González, L. González and R. García
Applied Physics Letters 68, 2297-2299 (1996)


Current characteristics in Near Field Emission STM.

G. Mesa, J.J. Sáenz and R. García
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 14, 2403 (1996)

The interaction of DNA with bacteriophage 29 connector: A study by AFM and TEM.

M. Valle, J.M. Valpuesta, J.L. Carrascosa, J. Tamayo and R. García
Journal of Structural Biology 116, 390-398 (1996)


Deformation, contact time and phase contrast in tapping mode scanning force microscopy

J. Tamayo and R. García
Langmuir 12, 4430-4435 (1996)


Transition from self-organized InSb quantum-dots to quantum dashes.

T. Utzmeier, P.A. Postigo, J. Tamayo, R. García and F. Briones
Applied Physics Letters 69, 2674-2676 (1996)


Friction force microscopy characterization of semiconductor heterostructures.

J. Tamayo and R. García
Materials Science and Engineering B 42, 122 (1996)


Non-uniform strain relaxation in Inx Ga1-x As layers.

A.L. Alvarez, F. Calle, A. Sacedón, E. Calleja, E. Múñoz, R. García, L. González, Y. González, H.G. Colson, P. Kidd, R. Beanland and P.J. Goodhew
Solid-State Electronics 40, 647 (1996)

Comparison of the crystalline quality of step-graded and continuously graded InGaAs buffer layers.

P. Kidd, D.J. Dunstan, H.G. Colson, M.A. Lourenco, A. Sacedón, F. González-Sanz, L. González, Y. González, R. García, D. González, F.J. Pacheco and P.J. Goodhew
Journal of Crystal Growth 169, 649-659 (1996)




Physical parameters that control the imaging of purple membranes with the STM.

R. García, J. Tamayo, J. Soler and C. Bustamante
Langmuir 11, 2109-2114 (1995)


Scanning tunneling microscopy modification of purple membranes.

J. Tamayo, J.J. Sáenz and R. García
Journal of Vaccuum Science and Technology A 13, 1737-1741 (1995)

A very low scanning tunneling microscope.

D. Dunlap, S. Smith, C. Bustamante, J. Tamayo and R. García
Review Scientific Instruments 66, 4876- 4879 (1995)





Nanometer-scale modification of biological membranes by field emission scanning tunneling microscopy

R. García
Applied Physics Letters 64, 1162 (1994)


Near Field emission scanning tunneling microscopy

J.J. Sáenz and R. García
Applied Physics Letters 65, 3022 (1994)