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Electrochemistry Cell offers compatibility with glovebox.
Optics & Photonics

Electrochemistry Cell offers compatibility with glovebox.

Designed for easy assemble and disassemble, Electrochemistry Cell supports wide range of working electrode materials and sizes for multitude environmental conditions. Allowing simultaneous electrochemistry and heating/cooling, unit can be used with any potentiostat. Providing compatibility with conventional and cutting edge electrolytes, device is suitable for studying electrochemical reactions...

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Atomic Force Microscopes sense both resistance and capacitance.
Optics & Photonics

Atomic Force Microscopes sense both resistance and capacitance.

Based on shielded AFM probes and electronics from PrimeNano, Inc., sMIM Scanning Microwave Impedance Microscopy is integrated exclusively with MFP-3D™ and Cypher™ AFMs.Â- Technique enables nanoscale mapping of permittivity and conductivity on linear and non-linear materials, including conductors, semiconductors, and insulators. sMIM is applicable to broad range of samples, including...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Atomic Force Microscopes offer photothermal excitation.

Available exclusively for Cypher™ AFMs, blueDrive Photothermal Excitation option makes tapping mode imaging stable and accurate. Feature uses blue laser to directly excite AFM cantilever photothermally, replacing conventional piezoacoustic excitation mechanism. blueDrive Â- is compatible with full range of tapping mode techniques in air and liquid including topographic imaging, phase...

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Atomic Force Microscopes offer Contact Resonance mode.
Optics & Photonics

Atomic Force Microscopes offer Contact Resonance mode.

Available exclusively for Cypher™ and MFP-3D™ Atomic Force Microscopes, Contact Resonance Viscoelastic Mapping Mode enables high-resolution, quantitative imaging of both elastic storage modulus and viscoelastic loss modulus. Technique is particularly well-suited for characterizing moderate to high modulus materials in range of 1–200 GPa, such as composites, thin films, biomaterials, polymer...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

AFM Probes offer automated calibration.

Supplied with MFP-3D™ and Cypher™ atomic force microscope probes, GetReal™ Automated Probe Calibration feature fully calibrates probe sensitivity and spring constant, enabling consistent, accurate results. Based on thermal noise method and Sader method, non-contact calibration also protects probe from damage that occurs with conventional calibration methods, preserving sharpest tip for...

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Atomic Force Microscope offers several operational modes.
Optics & Photonics

Atomic Force Microscope offers several operational modes.

Delivering closed-loop precision, Hi-Res imaging, and low-noise force measurements, MFP-3D Origin™ offers basic scan modes as well as nanolithography, Dual AC™, and piezoresponse force microscopy modes. Additional functionality may be added for optional modes such as conductive AFM, AM-FM viscoelastic mapping for nanomechanical analysis, scanning tunneling microscopy, and scanning thermal...

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Optics & Photonics

Asylum Research Introduces the AFM Industry's First Five-Year Instrument Warranty

(Santa Barbara, CA) - Asylum Research announced today that it has extended its standard two-year warranty coverage to five years on all its Atomic Force/Scanning Probe Microscopes, an industry first. The five-year bumper-to-bumper" warranty covers parts and labor on Asylum's Cypher(TM), MFP-3D(TM) Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs) and MFP NanoIndenters. In the unlikely event of a breakdown during...

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The Asylum Research Cypher(TM) AFM Featured in Course Instruction at the Marine Biological Laboratory Physiology Short Course, Summer 2012
Optics & Photonics

The Asylum Research Cypher(TM) AFM Featured in Course Instruction at the Marine Biological Laboratory Physiology Short Course, Summer 2012

Santa Barbara, CA - Asylum Research, the technology leader in scanning probe and atomic force microscopy (SPM/AFM) will provide both educators and equipment for the Marine Biological Laboratory Physiology Course being held at Woods Hole, MA June 9 through July 29. The Cypher(TM) Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), the world's highest resolution and fastest AFM, will be on-site for instruction and...

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Magnetic Field Module is used with atomic force microscopes.
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Magnetic Field Module is used with atomic force microscopes.

Designed to attach to MFP-3D Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs), Variable Field Module2 (VFM2(TM)) applies continuously adjustable magnetic fields parallel to sample plane approaching one Tesla with one Gauss resolution. Adjustable pole tips allow choice between max required field, sample placement, and min field gradients; field intensity is software controllable; and integrated Gaussmeter provides...

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New MacroBuilder(TM) Software Offers Intelligent Automation for Asylum Research Atomic Force Microscopes
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New MacroBuilder(TM) Software Offers Intelligent Automation for Asylum Research Atomic Force Microscopes

(Santa Barbara, CA), Asylum Research, the technology leader in scanning probe/atomic force microscopy (AFM/SPM), provides its full-function MFP-3D(TM) and Cypher(TM) Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs) with superior capabilities which require no programming to perform advanced imaging and measurements. For more advanced, automated, and out-of-the-box experiments, Asylum also provides a user-driven...

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Asylum Research Quantifies the "Last Axis" in Atomic Force Microscopy

February 8, 2018 (Santa Barbara, CA) - Oxford Instruments Asylum Research announces their development of an interferometric displacement sensor (IDS) that provides a direct measure of AFM cantilever displacement. The IDS interfaces the existing optical system of the Asylum Research Cypher AFM with an external laser Doppler vibrometer. It does not replace the standard laser and detector; rather,...

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New Application Note Describes Electrochemical Atomic Force Microscopy for Understanding Corrosion Mechanisms at the Nanoscale

January 30, 2018 (Santa Barbara, CA) - Combining an atomic force microscope (AFM) with electrochemical capabilities creates a powerful tool for studying corrosion, oxidation, and mass transfer of metals at the nanoscale. The new application note “Exploring Corrosion with Electrochemical AFM” from Oxford Instruments Asylum Research discusses how AFM can be used to study the nanoscale evolution...

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Electrochemistry Cell offers compatibility with glovebox.
Optics & Photonics

Electrochemistry Cell offers compatibility with glovebox.

Designed for easy assemble and disassemble, Electrochemistry Cell supports wide range of working electrode materials and sizes for multitude environmental conditions. Allowing simultaneous electrochemistry and heating/cooling, unit can be used with any potentiostat. Providing compatibility with conventional and cutting edge electrolytes, device is suitable for studying electrochemical reactions...

Read More »
Atomic Force Microscopes sense both resistance and capacitance.
Optics & Photonics

Atomic Force Microscopes sense both resistance and capacitance.

Based on shielded AFM probes and electronics from PrimeNano, Inc., sMIM Scanning Microwave Impedance Microscopy is integrated exclusively with MFP-3D™ and Cypher™ AFMs.Â- Technique enables nanoscale mapping of permittivity and conductivity on linear and non-linear materials, including conductors, semiconductors, and insulators. sMIM is applicable to broad range of samples, including...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Atomic Force Microscopes offer photothermal excitation.

Available exclusively for Cypher™ AFMs, blueDrive Photothermal Excitation option makes tapping mode imaging stable and accurate. Feature uses blue laser to directly excite AFM cantilever photothermally, replacing conventional piezoacoustic excitation mechanism. blueDrive Â- is compatible with full range of tapping mode techniques in air and liquid including topographic imaging, phase...

Read More »
Atomic Force Microscopes offer Contact Resonance mode.
Optics & Photonics

Atomic Force Microscopes offer Contact Resonance mode.

Available exclusively for Cypher™ and MFP-3D™ Atomic Force Microscopes, Contact Resonance Viscoelastic Mapping Mode enables high-resolution, quantitative imaging of both elastic storage modulus and viscoelastic loss modulus. Technique is particularly well-suited for characterizing moderate to high modulus materials in range of 1–200 GPa, such as composites, thin films, biomaterials, polymer...

Read More »
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

AFM Probes offer automated calibration.

Supplied with MFP-3D™ and Cypher™ atomic force microscope probes, GetReal™ Automated Probe Calibration feature fully calibrates probe sensitivity and spring constant, enabling consistent, accurate results. Based on thermal noise method and Sader method, non-contact calibration also protects probe from damage that occurs with conventional calibration methods, preserving sharpest tip for...

Read More »
Atomic Force Microscope offers several operational modes.
Optics & Photonics

Atomic Force Microscope offers several operational modes.

Delivering closed-loop precision, Hi-Res imaging, and low-noise force measurements, MFP-3D Origin™ offers basic scan modes as well as nanolithography, Dual AC™, and piezoresponse force microscopy modes. Additional functionality may be added for optional modes such as conductive AFM, AM-FM viscoelastic mapping for nanomechanical analysis, scanning tunneling microscopy, and scanning thermal...

Read More »
Optics & Photonics

Asylum Research Introduces the AFM Industry's First Five-Year Instrument Warranty

(Santa Barbara, CA) - Asylum Research announced today that it has extended its standard two-year warranty coverage to five years on all its Atomic Force/Scanning Probe Microscopes, an industry first. The five-year bumper-to-bumper" warranty covers parts and labor on Asylum's Cypher(TM), MFP-3D(TM) Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs) and MFP NanoIndenters. In the unlikely event of a breakdown during...

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The Asylum Research Cypher(TM) AFM Featured in Course Instruction at the Marine Biological Laboratory Physiology Short Course, Summer 2012
Optics & Photonics

The Asylum Research Cypher(TM) AFM Featured in Course Instruction at the Marine Biological Laboratory Physiology Short Course, Summer 2012

Santa Barbara, CA - Asylum Research, the technology leader in scanning probe and atomic force microscopy (SPM/AFM) will provide both educators and equipment for the Marine Biological Laboratory Physiology Course being held at Woods Hole, MA June 9 through July 29. The Cypher(TM) Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), the world's highest resolution and fastest AFM, will be on-site for instruction and...

Read More »

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