Direct Measurements of Surface Energy, Elastic Modulus and Interparticle Forces of Titan Aerosol Analog (‘Tholin’) Using Atomic Force Microscopy

Xinting Yu1, Sarah M Horst1, Chao He2, Patricia McGuiggan3 and Nathan Thomas Bridges4, (1)Johns Hopkins University, Earth and Planetary Science, Baltimore, MD, United States, (2)Johns Hopkins University, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Baltimore, MD, United States, (3)Johns Hopkins University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Baltimore, MD, United States, (4)Applied Physics Laboratory Johns Hopkins, Laurel, MD, United States