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NBIC Probe Facility


Veeco Veeco provides metrology and process equipment systems for industry leaders in the semiconductor, data storage, telecom/wireless and scientific/research markets.

Agilent Technologies Agilent is a premier manufacturer of atomic force microscope and scanning probe microscope systems for high-resolution imaging in fluids or ambient air under controlled temperature and environmental conditions. Products are designed for nanotechnology research applications in life science, biotechnology, electrochemistry and material and polymer science.

Lake Shore Lake Shore Cryotronics is an international leader in the development of innovative measurement and control technologies. The NBIC uses a Lake Shore / Desert Cryogenics vacuum micro-manipulated probe station and Lake Shore temperature controllers.

Asylum Research Asylum Research is a technology leader for scanning probe microscopy (SPM) for both materials and bioscience applications. Founded in 1999, the company is dedicated to innovative instrumentation for nanoscience and nanotechnology, with over 250 years combined experience from its scientists, engineers and software developers. Asylum’s instruments are used for applications in material science, physics, chemistry, and bioscience -- including single molecule mechanical experiments on DNA, protein unfolding and polymer elasticity, as well as force measurements for biomaterials, chemical sensing, polymers, colloidal forces, adhesion, and more. Asylum’s product line offers imaging and measurement capabilities for a wide range of samples, including advanced techniques such as electrical characterization (Conductive AFM, Kelvin Probe, Electrostatic force), high voltage piezo-force microscopy, magnetic force microscopy with unique variable field module, quantitative nanoindenting, and a wide range of environmental accessories and application-ready modules.

Nanonis Unbound to any specific microscope, the Nanonis SPM Control System is designed for the uncompromising demands of scientific excellence in a wide variety of SPM applications. Its modular concept implemented in a fully digital fashion is carefully thought through, with a strong emphasis on usability, stability and flexibility. Highlights include digitally integrated phase locked loop for single or multiple frequencies; programming interface for free customization; a wide range of add-on modules for specialized applications; and adaptation kits to Omicron, Veeco MultiMode, JEOL and other microscopes



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