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Latest News

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Announces the Cypher ES Polymer Edition, an Atomic Force Microscope Optimized for Polymer Research

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Cypher Atomic Force Microscopes Chosen By Leading Polymer Science Research and Engineering Laboratories

Atomic Force Microscopes from Asylum Research Guide the Development of Thin Film Deposition and Etch Processes

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Announces New Sample Heating Capability for its Value-Priced MFP-3D Origin Atomic Force Microscope

New GetStarted™ Feature on Asylum Research AFMs Makes Imaging Easier and More Productive While Maintaining All the Benefits of Tapping Mode

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research in Conjunction with the MRS OnDemand® Webinar Series Presents: “Beyond Topography: New Advances in AFM Characterization of Polymers” May 28, 2015

New Application Note Describes Nanomechanical Measurements on Diverse Materials Using the Asylum Research NanomechPro Toolkit

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Presents “Piezoresponse Force Microscopy: From Theory to Advanced Applications”
Two-part Webinar Series May 4 and May 6, 2015

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Releases New Application Note: “AFM Applications in Polymer Science and Engineering”

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New Application Notes, Datasheets, and Articles

AFM Characterization of Thin Films: High-Resolution Topography and Functional Properties

GetStarted™: Simple, high quality tapping mode images from the first scan line

The NanomechPro™ Toolkit - Nanomechanical AFM Techniques for Diverse Materials

AFM Applications in Polymer Science and Engineering

AM-FM Viscoelastic Mapping Mode

blueDrive™ Photothermal Exicitation

Contact Resonance Viscoelastic Mapping Mode

GetReal™ Automated Probe Calibration

Graphene and other low-dimensional materials


Workshops, Talks and Tutorials

Biophysical Society Meeting #609, Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 28-March 1

Free Lunch and Learn:
“Soft, Sticky, and Viscous: Practical Considerations for Measuring Cell Mechanics with AFM”
Monday, Feb. 29, 11:30-1:00, Room 505
(Attend and be entered in our iPad drawing)

Technical Poster:
"Nanomechanical and Viscoelastic Measurements in Biological Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)"
Tuesday, March 1, 1:45 - 2:00pm, West Hall, Board #B603

MRS Spring Meeting #230, Phoenix, AZ, March 29 - April 1

Technical Talks:
"Quantitative AM-FM mode for Fast and Versatile Imaging of Nanoscale Elastic Modulus"
Thursday, March 31, 10:45 - 11:00am
Dr. Marta Kocun

"Quantitative Measurements of Electromechanical Response with Interferometric Atomic Force Microscopy"
Thursday, March 31, 11:00 - 11:15am
Dr. Aleks Labuda

"Advances in Bimodal Viscoelastic Nanomechanical Mapping"
Thursday, March 31, 11:15 - 11:30am
Dr. Aleks Labuda

For additional details, see our events page

Contact us to schedule a live demo at one of our upcoming shows!



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