AFM Image Analysis

Atomic Force Microscopy Image Analysis


Updated 7 Dec 2010

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This is the software to analysis the atomic force microscopy images. Average feature size and area can be calculated using this software.

Steps to follow -

1 - First remove any additional part of the image not included in the scan area using software like paint etc.

2 - Browse the image and load it into the software.

3 - Move the first (top) slide bar, you will observe the boundary appearing near the patches (AFM features). Select the desired patches.

4 - Remove the unwanted small patches by moving the second slidebar.

5 - Information like number of patches, average diameter and area will be updated in real time.

Note - if open boundary is observed while moving first patch try to increase the boundary parameter.

In principle you must be able to select the desired features by playing with these three controls.

For further information and suggestions contact me at

Cite As

Prashant Patil (2023). AFM Image Analysis (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2009a
Compatible with any release
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