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Instrumental Community
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How networked structures of collaboration and competition within a community of researchers led to the invention, spread, and commercialization of scanning probe microscopy.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Preface and Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-xiv
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  1. Chapter 1. Introduction: Communities, Innovation, and Knowledge
  2. pp. 1-26
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  1. Chapter 2. Inventing a Community
  2. pp. 27-58
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  1. Chapter 3. Adopting, Adapting, Departing: Early STM at IBM and at Bell Labs
  2. pp. 59-86
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  1. Chapter 4. Variation and Selection: Probe Microscopy Comes to California
  2. pp. 87-124
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  1. Chapter 5. Digital Instruments: Commercialization in a Changing Community
  2. pp. 125-162
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  1. Chapter 6. Probe Microscopy and the Path to Nanotechnology
  2. pp. 163-200
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  1. Appendix A: Abbreviations
  2. pp. 201-202
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  1. Appendix B: Interviews Conducted by the Author
  2. pp. 203-208
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 209-232
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 233-254
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 255-260
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