Using an AFM tip sensitive to water, we tracked the spatial distributions of water films on minerals.
We thank the Environmental Molecular Science Laboratory of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
for access to its facilities through a User grant.
You can find our paper here:
Yalcin SE, Legg BA, Yeşilbaş M, Malvankar NS, Boily JF. 2020. Direct observation of anisotropic growth
of water films on minerals driven by defects and surface tension. Sci. Adv. 6, eaaz9708