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Generating Precision Frequency Control and Vibration in Cycling Applications

Stages and actuators are commonly used for cycling or for to-and-fro motion between two points for a prescribed number of cycles or continuously. This action is also termed as frequency generation or vibration, and is imperative in a myriad of applications. [More]
Small Angle X-Ray Scattering for Nanostructure Measurements - An Interview with Peter Høghøj and Frédéric Bossan

Small Angle X-Ray Scattering for Nanostructure Measurements - An Interview with Peter Høghøj and Frédéric Bossan

In August this year, Xenocs launched their new Nano-inXider SAXS instrument at the 23rd IUCr Congress in Montreal. In this interview, AZoNano spoke to Xenocs CEO Peter Høghøj and Executive Vice President Frédéric Bossan, about the revolutionary new instrument. [More]
Measuring Size and Concentration of Aggregate Proteins using the AccuSizer FX Nano from Particle Sizing Systems (PSS)

Measuring Size and Concentration of Aggregate Proteins using the AccuSizer FX Nano from Particle Sizing Systems (PSS)

According to study results, immunogenicity can be increased by protein aggregates and particles, thereby inducing immune responses to the protein’s monomeric form. [More]

Determining Isolation Requirements with Site Survey Equipment from Herzan

This article describes two different tools and technologies from Herzan used for site survey: VA-2 Vibration Analyzer and Wavecatcher System. [More]
A Guide to Selecting Isolation Systems for Measurement and Analysis Instruments

A Guide to Selecting Isolation Systems for Measurement and Analysis Instruments

In physical science, isolation is referred to as the process of preventing the transmission of unwanted noise so as to impede the entry of harmful energy into a system. Isolation can be applied to different types of environmental noise. [More]
Using Nanoscale Infrared Spectroscopy on Light Harvesting Proteins, Amyloid Structures and Collagen Fibers

Using Nanoscale Infrared Spectroscopy on Light Harvesting Proteins, Amyloid Structures and Collagen Fibers

Atomic force microscopy (AFM) or scanning force microscopy (SFM) has a resolution 1,000 times greater than the optical diffraction limit. [More]
Using the Zeta 3D Optical Profiler from Zeta Instruments for Difficult Surface Metrology

Using the Zeta 3D Optical Profiler from Zeta Instruments for Difficult Surface Metrology

The Zeta 3D Optical Profiler from Zeta Instruments is an ideal tool for handling difficult surface metrology. The Zeta 3D includes a spectrometer, a true color profiler and an interferometer. [More]
The Advantages of Using the Zeta 3D Optical Profiler for Edge Inspection and Metrology

The Advantages of Using the Zeta 3D Optical Profiler for Edge Inspection and Metrology

The Zeta3D™ optical profiler is an ideal instrument (Figure 1) for edge inspection and metrology, with superior features such as XOD inspection, edge defect review edge trim step height and X-Y-è shift. It is a non-contact 3D optical profiler with an inspection option. [More]
The Advantages of Inspecting Defects in Glass and Silicon with the ZetaScan Tool

The Advantages of Inspecting Defects in Glass and Silicon with the ZetaScan Tool

The ZetaScan™ is an advanced defect inspection technology from Zeta Instruments. It is capable of inspecting the entire surface of glass substrates or wafers for surface defects such as bumps, pits and particles within seconds. [More]
Tutorial on Microstepping

Tutorial on Microstepping

Microstepping is a stepper motor drive technique in which the current passing through one of the two windings of a bipolar stepper motor is controlled to rotate the stepper motor. [More]