Abstract

Infrared absorption spectroscopy of lipid layers was performed by combining optics and scanning probe microscopy. This experimental approach enables sub-diffraction IR imaging with a spatial resolution on the nanometer scale of 1, 2-dioleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine lipid layers.

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2008 (1)

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[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Dazzi, R. Prazeres, F. Glotin, and J. M. Ortega, “Analysis of nano-chemical mapping performed by an AFM-based (“AFMIR”) acousto-optic technique,” Ultramicroscopy 107(12), 1194–1200 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2006 (1)

M. Brehm, T. Taubner, R. Hillenbrand, and F. Keilmann, “Infrared spectroscopic mapping of single nanoparticles and viruses at nanoscale resolution,” Nano Lett. 6(7), 1307–1310 (2006).
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2005 (1)

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A. Hammiche, L. Bozec, M. J. German, J. M. Chalmers, N. J. Everall, G. Poulter, M. Reading, D. B. Grandy, F. L. Martin, and H. M. Pollock, “Mid-infrared microspectroscopy of difficult samples using near-field photothermal microspectroscopy,” Spectroscopy 19(2), 20–42 (2004).

2002 (1)

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[Crossref] [PubMed]

2000 (1)

H. T. Jung, “Modelling and recording characteristics of a dye-doped polymer bilayer film,” Appl. Phys. B 70(2), 237–242 (2000).
[Crossref]

1999 (1)

1988 (1)

T. R. Albrecht and C. F. Quate, ““Atomic resolution with the atomic force microscope on conductors and nonconductors,”, ” Vac. Sci. Technol A 6(2), 271–275 (1988).
[Crossref]

1987 (1)

H. N. Subrahmanyam and S. V. Subramanyam, “Thermal expansion of irradiated polystyrene,” J. Mater. Sci. 22(6), 2079–2082 (1987).
[Crossref]

1981 (1)

H. H. Mantsch, A. Martin, and D. G. Cameron, “Characterization by infrared spectroscopy of the bilayer to nonbilayer phase transition of phosphatidylethanolamines,” Biochemistry 20(11), 3138–3145 (1981).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

1977 (1)

I. M. Asher and I. W. Levin, “Effects of temperature and molecular interactions on the vibrational infrared spectra of phospholipid vesicles,” Biochim. Biophys. Acta 468(1), 63–72 (1977).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Aggarwal, I. D.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

Albrecht, T. R.

T. R. Albrecht and C. F. Quate, ““Atomic resolution with the atomic force microscope on conductors and nonconductors,”, ” Vac. Sci. Technol A 6(2), 271–275 (1988).
[Crossref]

Allot, F.

Asher, I. M.

I. M. Asher and I. W. Levin, “Effects of temperature and molecular interactions on the vibrational infrared spectra of phospholipid vesicles,” Biochim. Biophys. Acta 468(1), 63–72 (1977).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Bozec, L.

A. Hammiche, L. Bozec, M. J. German, J. M. Chalmers, N. J. Everall, G. Poulter, M. Reading, D. B. Grandy, F. L. Martin, and H. M. Pollock, “Mid-infrared microspectroscopy of difficult samples using near-field photothermal microspectroscopy,” Spectroscopy 19(2), 20–42 (2004).

Brehm, M.

M. Brehm, T. Taubner, R. Hillenbrand, and F. Keilmann, “Infrared spectroscopic mapping of single nanoparticles and viruses at nanoscale resolution,” Nano Lett. 6(7), 1307–1310 (2006).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Caffrey, M.

R. Koynova and M. Caffrey, “An index of lipid phase diagrams,” Chem. Phys. Lipids 115(1-2), 107–219 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Cameron, D. G.

H. H. Mantsch, A. Martin, and D. G. Cameron, “Characterization by infrared spectroscopy of the bilayer to nonbilayer phase transition of phosphatidylethanolamines,” Biochemistry 20(11), 3138–3145 (1981).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Chalmers, J. M.

A. Hammiche, L. Bozec, M. J. German, J. M. Chalmers, N. J. Everall, G. Poulter, M. Reading, D. B. Grandy, F. L. Martin, and H. M. Pollock, “Mid-infrared microspectroscopy of difficult samples using near-field photothermal microspectroscopy,” Spectroscopy 19(2), 20–42 (2004).

Claybourn, M.

Craig, D. Q. M.

Cricenti, A.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

Dazzi, A.

C. Mayet, A. Dazzi, R. Prazeres, F. Allot, F. Glotin, and J. M. Ortega, “Sub-100 nm IR spectromicroscopy of living cells,” Opt. Lett. 33(14), 1611–1613 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Dazzi, R. Prazeres, F. Glotin, and J. M. Ortega, “Analysis of nano-chemical mapping performed by an AFM-based (“AFMIR”) acousto-optic technique,” Ultramicroscopy 107(12), 1194–1200 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Everall, N. J.

A. Hammiche, L. Bozec, M. J. German, J. M. Chalmers, N. J. Everall, G. Poulter, M. Reading, D. B. Grandy, F. L. Martin, and H. M. Pollock, “Mid-infrared microspectroscopy of difficult samples using near-field photothermal microspectroscopy,” Spectroscopy 19(2), 20–42 (2004).

Generosi, R.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

German, M. J.

A. Hammiche, L. Bozec, M. J. German, J. M. Chalmers, N. J. Everall, G. Poulter, M. Reading, D. B. Grandy, F. L. Martin, and H. M. Pollock, “Mid-infrared microspectroscopy of difficult samples using near-field photothermal microspectroscopy,” Spectroscopy 19(2), 20–42 (2004).

Glotin, F.

C. Mayet, A. Dazzi, R. Prazeres, F. Allot, F. Glotin, and J. M. Ortega, “Sub-100 nm IR spectromicroscopy of living cells,” Opt. Lett. 33(14), 1611–1613 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Dazzi, R. Prazeres, F. Glotin, and J. M. Ortega, “Analysis of nano-chemical mapping performed by an AFM-based (“AFMIR”) acousto-optic technique,” Ultramicroscopy 107(12), 1194–1200 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Grandy, D. B.

A. Hammiche, L. Bozec, M. J. German, J. M. Chalmers, N. J. Everall, G. Poulter, M. Reading, D. B. Grandy, F. L. Martin, and H. M. Pollock, “Mid-infrared microspectroscopy of difficult samples using near-field photothermal microspectroscopy,” Spectroscopy 19(2), 20–42 (2004).

Grimaldi, S.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

Hammiche, A.

A. Hammiche, L. Bozec, M. J. German, J. M. Chalmers, N. J. Everall, G. Poulter, M. Reading, D. B. Grandy, F. L. Martin, and H. M. Pollock, “Mid-infrared microspectroscopy of difficult samples using near-field photothermal microspectroscopy,” Spectroscopy 19(2), 20–42 (2004).

A. Hammiche, M. H. Pollock, M. Reading, M. Claybourn, P. H. Turner, and K. Jewkes, “M. Claybourn, P.M. Turner, K. Jewkes, “Photothermal FT-IR spectroscopy: A step towards FT-IR microscopy at a resolution better than the diffraction limit,” Appl. Spectrosc. 53(7), 810–815 (1999).
[Crossref]

Hill, G. A.

Hillenbrand, R.

A. J. Huber, A. Ziegler, T. Köck, and R. Hillenbrand, “Infrared nanoscopy of strained semiconductors,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 4(3), 153–157 (2009).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. Brehm, T. Taubner, R. Hillenbrand, and F. Keilmann, “Infrared spectroscopic mapping of single nanoparticles and viruses at nanoscale resolution,” Nano Lett. 6(7), 1307–1310 (2006).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Huber, A. J.

A. J. Huber, A. Ziegler, T. Köck, and R. Hillenbrand, “Infrared nanoscopy of strained semiconductors,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 4(3), 153–157 (2009).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Ivanov, B.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

Jewkes, K.

Jung, H. T.

H. T. Jung, “Modelling and recording characteristics of a dye-doped polymer bilayer film,” Appl. Phys. B 70(2), 237–242 (2000).
[Crossref]

Keilmann, F.

M. Brehm, T. Taubner, R. Hillenbrand, and F. Keilmann, “Infrared spectroscopic mapping of single nanoparticles and viruses at nanoscale resolution,” Nano Lett. 6(7), 1307–1310 (2006).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Köck, T.

A. J. Huber, A. Ziegler, T. Köck, and R. Hillenbrand, “Infrared nanoscopy of strained semiconductors,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 4(3), 153–157 (2009).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Koynova, R.

R. Koynova and M. Caffrey, “An index of lipid phase diagrams,” Chem. Phys. Lipids 115(1-2), 107–219 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Kuo, P.

Levin, I. W.

I. M. Asher and I. W. Levin, “Effects of temperature and molecular interactions on the vibrational infrared spectra of phospholipid vesicles,” Biochim. Biophys. Acta 468(1), 63–72 (1977).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Lisi, A.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

Luce, M.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

Manni, V.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

Mantsch, H. H.

H. H. Mantsch, A. Martin, and D. G. Cameron, “Characterization by infrared spectroscopy of the bilayer to nonbilayer phase transition of phosphatidylethanolamines,” Biochemistry 20(11), 3138–3145 (1981).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Margaritondo, G.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

Martin, A.

H. H. Mantsch, A. Martin, and D. G. Cameron, “Characterization by infrared spectroscopy of the bilayer to nonbilayer phase transition of phosphatidylethanolamines,” Biochemistry 20(11), 3138–3145 (1981).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Martin, F. L.

A. Hammiche, L. Bozec, M. J. German, J. M. Chalmers, N. J. Everall, G. Poulter, M. Reading, D. B. Grandy, F. L. Martin, and H. M. Pollock, “Mid-infrared microspectroscopy of difficult samples using near-field photothermal microspectroscopy,” Spectroscopy 19(2), 20–42 (2004).

Mayet, C.

Meech, S. R.

Ortega, J. M.

C. Mayet, A. Dazzi, R. Prazeres, F. Allot, F. Glotin, and J. M. Ortega, “Sub-100 nm IR spectromicroscopy of living cells,” Opt. Lett. 33(14), 1611–1613 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Dazzi, R. Prazeres, F. Glotin, and J. M. Ortega, “Analysis of nano-chemical mapping performed by an AFM-based (“AFMIR”) acousto-optic technique,” Ultramicroscopy 107(12), 1194–1200 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Perfetti, P.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

Piston, D. W.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

Pollock, H. M.

A. Hammiche, L. Bozec, M. J. German, J. M. Chalmers, N. J. Everall, G. Poulter, M. Reading, D. B. Grandy, F. L. Martin, and H. M. Pollock, “Mid-infrared microspectroscopy of difficult samples using near-field photothermal microspectroscopy,” Spectroscopy 19(2), 20–42 (2004).

Pollock, M. H.

Poulter, G.

A. Hammiche, L. Bozec, M. J. German, J. M. Chalmers, N. J. Everall, G. Poulter, M. Reading, D. B. Grandy, F. L. Martin, and H. M. Pollock, “Mid-infrared microspectroscopy of difficult samples using near-field photothermal microspectroscopy,” Spectroscopy 19(2), 20–42 (2004).

Prazeres, R.

C. Mayet, A. Dazzi, R. Prazeres, F. Allot, F. Glotin, and J. M. Ortega, “Sub-100 nm IR spectromicroscopy of living cells,” Opt. Lett. 33(14), 1611–1613 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Dazzi, R. Prazeres, F. Glotin, and J. M. Ortega, “Analysis of nano-chemical mapping performed by an AFM-based (“AFMIR”) acousto-optic technique,” Ultramicroscopy 107(12), 1194–1200 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Quate, C. F.

T. R. Albrecht and C. F. Quate, ““Atomic resolution with the atomic force microscope on conductors and nonconductors,”, ” Vac. Sci. Technol A 6(2), 271–275 (1988).
[Crossref]

Reading, M.

Rice, J. H.

Rieti, S.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

Sanghera, J. S.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

Subrahmanyam, H. N.

H. N. Subrahmanyam and S. V. Subramanyam, “Thermal expansion of irradiated polystyrene,” J. Mater. Sci. 22(6), 2079–2082 (1987).
[Crossref]

Subramanyam, S. V.

H. N. Subrahmanyam and S. V. Subramanyam, “Thermal expansion of irradiated polystyrene,” J. Mater. Sci. 22(6), 2079–2082 (1987).
[Crossref]

Taubner, T.

M. Brehm, T. Taubner, R. Hillenbrand, and F. Keilmann, “Infrared spectroscopic mapping of single nanoparticles and viruses at nanoscale resolution,” Nano Lett. 6(7), 1307–1310 (2006).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Thielen, P.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

Tolk, N. H.

D. Vobornik, G. Margaritondo, J. S. Sanghera, P. Thielen, I. D. Aggarwal, B. Ivanov, N. H. Tolk, V. Manni, S. Grimaldi, A. Lisi, S. Rieti, D. W. Piston, R. Generosi, M. Luce, P. Perfetti, and A. Cricenti, “Spectroscopic infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy (IR-SNOM),” J. Alloy. Comp. 401(1–2), 80–85 (2005).
[Crossref]

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1 a) Schematic drawing of the experimental set-up, b) Schematic drawing of origin of the measured signal, before on-resonance excitation, right, the resulting (measured) surface deformation and cantilever displacement
Fig. 2
Fig. 2 a) FTIR spectrum of mica, b) IR absorption spectra for lipid, top is the AFMIR spectrum and bottom is the reference FTIR spectrum.
Fig. 3
Fig. 3 a) an AFM topography of a lipid section b) the correlating AFMIR scan in relative dB. Distinguishable features are present in both below 100nm. c) A higher lipid and its simultaneous rapid scan AFMIR is presented in d).
Fig. 4
Fig. 4 A lipid side profile showing the AFM topology in black, and a one directional AFMIR scan (red points) with a resolution of 37nm.
Fig. 5
Fig. 5 Cantilever oscillation peak to peak voltages at IR absorption wavelengths tuned to resonance 3420nm (blue) and off of resonance 3326nm (red). A 56% reduction in signal is observed for the off resonance AFMIR.

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