The use of nanomechanical devices to develop a scanned probe imaging technique known as “magnetic resonance force microscopy” (MRFM) has been among the most exciting thrust areas in nanomechanics in the last decade and a half. MRFM is a visionary project with the ultimate goal of imaging and identifying individual atomic species, both on the surface and below it [1]. This would be a revolutionary tool for material science, electronic device development, and imaging biological structures. Considerable progress has been made in the development of MRFM [2] in the past decade including the detection of a single-electron spin [3].

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