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The First Ever Global Study on The AFM Market Conducted with AFM Users

In this exclusive interview with Barbara Foster from the Microscopy and Imaging Place or The MIP conducted at Pttcon 2009, we learn about a new market report. It is in fact the first ever global report on the AFM market place using feedback from AFM users themselves.

Atomic Force Microscopy and Its Working Principle from Bruker

In this webinar Dr.Chunzeng Li from Bruker explains how AFM works and also shows some of the many things it can do.

Pittcon 2012 - The Largest Annual Laboratory Science Event in the World

Pittcon is the world's largest annual conference for laboratory science. The 2012 event will attract over 950 equipment manufacturers, distributors and service providers from 30 countries. The technical program will also include over 2000 sessions covering over 60 topics.

The Phoenix Lander AFM Aquires First Image of Martian Dust

This animation is a scientific illustration of the operation of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Atomic Force Microscope, or AFM. The AFM is part of Phoenix's Microscopy, Electrochemistry, and Conductivity Analyzer, or MECA.

Bruker’s MALDI Molecular Imaging

In this video Katherine Kellersberg, Product Specialist talks about MALDI molecular imaging from Bruker.

Advances and Applications in Electrochemical AFM

This video features a presentation by Bruker that discusses the recent advances and applications of the electrochemical atomic force microscopy (AFM) techniques.

Asylum Research: Point Defects on Calcite Imaged Using Cypher AFM

Point defects on calcite, imaged in water by the Cypher AFM from Asylum Research.

Etch-A-Sketch Nanoelectronics

Jeremy Levy, Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh experienced a moment of inspiration that evolved into multi-million dollar quantum computing concept. He calls his technology "Etch-A-Sketch nanoelectronics" in which an AFM is used like an Etch-A-Sketch toy to create nano-sized electronic circuits. In his work, Jeremy uses a Cypher AFM from Asylum Research.

Capturing Biological Dynamics with FastScan Bio from Bruker

This video shows the application of Dimension FastScan Bio™ Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) from Bruker Nano.

Bruker's PeakForce Tapping QNM for Mapping Nanomechanical Properties

This video demonstrates how Bruker's PeakForce QNM uses the PeakForce Tapping technology to map and distinguish between nanomechanical properties such as modulus, dissipation, deformation and adhesion, while simultaneously imaging sample topography at atomic scale resolution.

Atomic Force Microscopy in Imaging Biological Systems

Near field optical microscopy using AFM in combination with laser to produce high resolution images at the nanoscale on samples ranging from quantum dots to biological samples. The focus is on imaging various biological systems.

Consecutive Images of Lipid Bilayer at 0.5 f/s

This video shows the consecutive AFM (atomic force microscopy) height images (image size = 3µm; z-scale = 3.2nm) of the lipid bilayer captured at 0.5 f/s with 20x50 frames using TappingMode and Dimension FastScan Bio AFM from Bruker Nano Surfaces.

Fast Scanning - Calcite Reconstruction Viewed by Cypher AFM

This interesting video shows the behaviour of freshly cleaved calcite which reconstructs upon exposure to humid air. The action was captured with a Cypher AFM from Asylum Research that rapidly scans the surface of the sample.

Scan of Diffraction Grating with Dimension FastScan

This video illustrates a 180 nm, 30 µm, 11 Hz, scan of diffraction grating taken with Bruker’s Dimension FastScan atomic force microscope (AFM).

Asylum Research Webinar on Ultra-High Resolution AFM Imaging

This video provides details on the “Smaller and Quieter: Ultra-High Resolution AFM Imaging” webinar presented on February 22, 2012 by Asylum Research co-founder, Dr. Jason Cleveland.

The SOLVER Nano Atomic Force microscope from NT-MDT

As has been their tradition, NT-MDT have launched another new product at the MRS Fall Meeting held in Boston. This year they launched the SOLVER Nano AFM (atomic force microscope).

Introduction of Dimension FastScan at Nanoscale 2012

In this video Samuel Lesko, European Applications Lab Manager, demonstrates the unmatched speed and versatility of Dimension FastScan atomic force microscope from Bruker.

The NTEGRA Life AFM for Biological Research Applications from NT-MDT

Stanislav Leesment from NT-MDT shows us their recently released NTEGRA Life AFM System. The system has been designed for biological research applications and includes an AFM mounted on an inverted microscope. Images can be obtained by both methods simultaneously.

The Bruker CETR-Apex Nanomechanical Testing System

The CETR-Apex system from Bruker is a nanomechanical testing system that features easily interchangeable heads allowing it to be able to used as a nano or micro indentation system. It also incorporates an optical microscope and atomic force microscope (AFM).

Determination of Modulus of Elasticity for Soft Materials using AFM from Bruker

This webinar investigates the advantages and usage of AFM on studying the mechanics of soft materials from Bruker.

Examining Atomic Point Defect Dynamics in Bacteriorhodpsin with the Cypher AFM from Asylum Research

This video clip, captured with Asylum's Cypher AFM, shows loosely bound molecules of bacteriorhodopsin moving around on a crystal surface.

AFM Imaging of Calcite Screw Dislocation Under Continuous Flow of Growth/Etch Solution

This movie was taken on the Cypher ES Environmental AFM from Asylum Instruments using blueDrive photothermal excitation.

Fast Scanning Celgard in Tapping Mode Using the Cypher AFM from Asylum Research

In this demonstration the Cypher AFM from Asylum Research scans a sample of Celgard which is used as a battery separator. This material is best scanned in tapping mode due to its fibrous/porous, irregular surface.

The DME BRR Hybrid SEM/AFM Scans a Single Salt Crystal

The DME BRR microscope makes it possible to investigate surfaces of places one can never find with a conventional AFM + optical microscope combination.

Typical Topographic Images of DPPC/DOPC Lipid bilayer

This video shows the typical topographic images of DPPC/DOPC (dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine/dioleoylphosphatidylcholine) supported lipid bilayers.

Dynamics of CM15 Antimicrobial Activity on Outer Membrane of E. coli Cells

This video shows the CM15 antimicrobial activity on the nanoscale structure of E. coli bacterial cell membrane. The images were captured every 8s at a resolution of 1024 x 256 pixels using Dimension FastScan Bio AFM (atomic force microscopy) from Bruker Nano Surfaces.

Peak Force Tapping Mode on the Multimode 8 AFM from Bruker Nano Surfaces

Chris Gregory, Sales Engineer from Bruker Nano Surfaces, gives a demo of Peak Force Tapping AFM Imaging mode and the ScanAsyst and ScanAsyst HR modes, using the Multimode 8 AFM From Bruker.

Possible AFM Modes and Their Nanomedicine Applications

This video presentation from Bruker Nano Surfaces shows the possible AFM (atomic force microscopy) modes and their nanomedicine applications.

Scan of Celgard with Dimension FastScan

This video demonstrates a 1 µm, 23 Hz, scan of freshly prepared Celgard with perpendicular mesh orientation using Bruker’s Dimension FastScan atomic force microscope (AFM).

Enhancement of Traditional Electron Microscopy Applications with AFM from Bruker

This Bruker video illustrates the latest advances in electron microscopic techniques that provide a highly productive non-imaging workflow with AFM.

The NHT2 Nanoindentation Tester and AFM from CSM Instruments

Nicholas Randall from CSM Instruments shows us the NHT2 Nanoindentation tester which combines a nanoindenter and AFM in one compact, affordable desktop unit. The unit has been re-designed and now features liquid compatibility, a wider load range and multi sample capability. It also does away with the need for an optical microscope by using two video cameras, proving a side view and a top view.

Asylum Research’s AFM-Based Solution for Quantitative Nanomechanical Imaging

This short video provides detailed information about Asylum Research’s webinar on “Introduction and Innovations in High Speed, Quantitative Nanomechanical Imaging”, presented by Asylum Research co-founder, Dr. Roger Proksch on March 23, 2012.

The FlexAFM from Nanosurf and Accessories for Research Applications

David Faddis from Nanosurf shows us through the FlexAFM, a full featured atomic force microscope designed for research applications. It features a modular design and flexure stage which minimizes background movement. The design also includes a decoupled z-piezo and a unique interchangeable nose cone allowing it to be used in either air or liquid media for biological samples.

Electrochemical Strain Microscopy and the Cypher AFM from Asylum Research

Asylum Research introduced the Cypher AFM two years ago. They have now added a new technique called Electrochemical Strain Microscopy to its list of capabilities. Sergei Kalinin from Oak Ridge National Laboratory explains how this technique can be used to characterize electrochemical phenomena at the nanoscale and Roger Proksch from Asylum Research demonstrates how the system produces data and its relevance to the field of battery materials.

Fluorescence and Atomic Force Microscopy

This video is a brief overview of what Jordan Gerton's lab at the University of Utah researches. Included is a brief description of fluorescence and atomic force microscopy and the future uses of it

Use of AIST-NT AFM High-Speed Scanning of a Celgard Sample (15Hz)

The use of high-speed scanning on a Celgard sample (15Hz).

The Merger of Bruker and Veeco AFM and Optical Metrology Businesses

Frank Laukien, President and CEO of Bruker Corporation welcomes the Veeco Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and the Optical Industrial Metrology (OIM) instruments to the Bruker family. Mark Munch, President of the Bruker Nano Surfaces Business also speaks of how the Veeco products, staff and clients will benefit from the new organization and resources.

The Veeco Dimension Icon Atomic Force Microscope

Mickael Febvre shows us the Veeco Dimension Icon high performance atomic force microscope (AFM). With large sample stage it can perform measurements in a variety of atmospheres.

Nanoscale Surface Analysis with Nanosurf Atomic Force Microscopes

This short video from Nanosurf explains the benefits of nanoscale surface analysis with atomic force microscopy (AFM).

A NanoLeap into the Atomic Force Microscope

This video engages students with a demonstration of how an Atomic Force Microscope AFM is used to image the surface of a DVD.

Nanosurf NaioAFM - System Overview

This video provides an overview of the features and general handling of the Nanosurf NaioAFM.

The FluidFM by Nanosurf

The FluidFM is a new product from Nanosurf based on their Flex AFM system. It is a new technology designed for life science and pharmaceutical applications. It uses nanofluidic cantilevers with a channel, which allows the user to to extract or inject fluids.

Polarization Control Technology and NanoIR from Anasys Instruments

Curt Marcott from Light Light Solutions tells us about recently introduced polarization control technology that is available on the nanoIR system from Anasys Instruments. While nanoIR technology, a combination if IR spectroscopy and AFM extends the limits of IR spectroscopy, polarization control technology provides information about molecular orientation.

Quantum Dot Fabrication using Tip of an AFM

Fabrication of a quantum dot by writing oxide lines on a semiconductor heterostructure, using the tip of an atomic force microscope.

Recent Advances in AFM-Based Nanoscale Thermal Analysis

This exclusive video features a presentation about the latest advances in atomic force microscopy (AFM)-based nanoscale thermal analysis. Quantitative nanoscale property information of polymer-based samples with statistically meaningful sampling can be provided using the AFM.

Time-Lapse AFM Images of DPPC/DOPC Lipid Bilayers

This video shows the time-lapse AFM (atomic force microscopy) images of DOPC/DPPC (dioleoylphosphatidylcholine/dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine) supported planar lipid bilayers.

BioScope Catalyst AFM with Inverted Optical Microscope for Life Sciences Applications from Bruker

Hartmut Statler from Bruker shows us the BioScope™ Catalyst™ AFM. The Catalyst is designed to be integrated with a wide range of inverted optical microscopes, making it perfect for life science applications.

Time Series of CM15 Antimicrobial Activity on Live E. coli Cells

This video shows the time series of CM15 antimicrobial activity on live E. coli cells. The images were recorded every 18s at a resolution of 1024 x 256 pixels. Every seventh image in the time series is shown once the effects of CM15 were first observed at ~7.5min.

XE-100 Series AFMs from Park Systems

Dr. Sang-il Park, the CEO of Park Systems shows us their XE-100 series general purpose AFMs. He explains how the use of a x-y scanner and decoupled z scanner produces very flat scans and how their system can operate in a true non-contact mode to produce accurate, high resolution images, with excellent reproducibility. The XE-100 series AFMs can be adapted to measure electrical, magnetic, mechanical and optical properties in addition to topographical properties. Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy (SICM) technology is also explained.

FluidFM System from Nanosurf

In this video David Faddis from Nanosurf shows the FluidFM System. This system is a powerful new tool that combines nanofluidics and AFM.

Recent Advances in AFM for Microbiological Research

This presentation discusses the latest advancements in Bruker’s atomic force microscopy (AFM) modes, techniques and technology for novel microbiological research.

The SmartSPM from AIST-NT

In this video we learn about the SmartSPM from AIST-NT. We see a demonstration of how easy the SmartSPM is to set up, and in the space of a few minutes have even taken a series of measurements.

The Bruker Innova-IRIS AFM-Raman System

Stefan Kaemmer from Bruker gave a tour of their new Innova-Iris syste. This instrument combines the Bruker AFM platform with Renishaw's raman confocal microscope and allows the user to correlate chemical and topographical information at the same time.

Introduction to Carbon Nanotubes and Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM)

The video provides an excellent introduction to Carbon Nanotubes including an outline of how an AFM probe operates.

The OmegaScope AFM-Raman from AIST-NT

AIST-NT's Alexander Yalovenko shows us their OmegaScope AFM-Raman instrument. Based on their proven fast scanning Smart-SPM, The OmegaScope includes either single or 3 laser Raman capabilities that can access the sample from the top or side. The OmegaScope alsoe featured objectiove lenses up 100x magnification.

PeakForce Tapping Mode in AFM instrumentation on DNA from Bruker

This video from Bruker shows the recent advances in AFM instrumentation on DNA. The visualization of helical characteristics of DNA is now possible with Bruker's PeakForce Tapping mode in AFM.

Innova-IRIS AFM-Raman System from Bruker Nano Surfaces

The Innova-IRIS system integrates a high-stability AFM platform with a top-of-the-line Raman spectrometer, allowing chemical or crystallographic information to be correlated with AFM topography.

The AFM+ Platform from Anasys Instruments

At this year's MRS Fall meeting Anasys Instruments displayed their new AFM+ platform that combines an atomic force microscope and thermal analysis capabilities. This platform was designed to be upgraded to their NanoIR spec at a later date.

Key Features and Capabilities of the XE-Bio AFM from Park Systems

The key features and capabilities of the XE-Bio AFM (atomic force microscope) are described. These include the unique scanning ion conductance microscopy (SICM) technology that allows imaging of living cells in liquid media.

Fast Scanning Demonstration with the Asylum Research Cypher AFM

This demonstration shows the Cypher AFM from Asylum Research scanning atomic steps on an etched mica sample. The real time video shows how fast the Cypher is able to scan the sample. In this case the scan area starts off as 2.35µm and then changes to smaller areas as the operator selects new zones to investigate.

The NanoIR - AFM/IR Spectroscopy System from Anasys Instruments

Kevin Kjoller from Anasys Instruments shows us their NanoIR system which is a unique instrument that combines AFM and IR Spectroscopy. Kevin explains how the system works, how they have been able to integrate an atomic force microscope and infrared spectroscope to provide topographical, mechanical, thermal and chemical information.

Webinar on Fundamentals of AFM for Biological Applications

This video shows Dr. Irène Revenko, a staff scientist at Asylum Research Applications, giving a short demonstration on how to use the AFM for biological applications.

Bruker AFM Probes

This video presentation discusses about the powerful diversity of the AFM (atomic force microscopy) probe from Bruker Nano Surfaces.

Tour of the SOLVER NEXT SPM from NT-MDT

Nikolay Novozhilov from NT-MDT takes us for a tour of their SOLVER NEXT AFM/SPM. he shows us how easy it is to change from AFM to SPM, as well as demonstrating the software control system and how easy it is to scan a sample.

Sublimation of Anthracene Single Crystal Viewed by Cypher AFM

This video shows the sublimation process of the anthracene single crystal taken by the Cypher AFM from Asylum Research.

AFM Probes from Bruker

This video shows how Bruker maximizes AFM performance with the industry's best probes. Bruker is the performance leader in AFM probes and it designs AFM and probes with optimal performance in mind.

The Software User Interface of the TT-AFM form AFM Workshop

This video (Part 2 of 3) shows the software user interface of the TT-AFM from AFM Workshop.

The Dimension Fastscan from Bruker - The Fastest AFM on the Market

John Thornton from Bruker takes us for a tour of the Dimension Fastscan atomic force microscope AFM. This instruments' claim to fame is that it is the fastest AFM on the market. It's speed and ability to scan samples at a rapid rate without sacrificing resolution, combined with 300mm sample chuck, make it ideally suited production environments.

The New LensAFM from Nanosurf - For Optical Microscopes and Profilers

David Faddis from Nanosurf takes us for a tour of their new LensAFM. The LensAFM has been designed for users who want to add extra capabilities to their optical microscopes and profilers and is easily adaptable to these systems. Switching between AFM and optical microscopy/profiler modes is easy as is demonstrated in this video.

Introduction and Demonstration of the XE-70 Research AFM from Park Systems

Joe McGuire, Director of National Sales for Park Systems introduces us to the XE-70 Research AFM. He outlines the key features and attributes of this atomic force microscope, including hardware and software

Science and Technology United with Art

Micro Art: Science and Technology united with art. What you are seeing here is not CGI or Photoshop... These are real, beautiful images of things as they appear under powerful electron and atomic force microscopes.

AZo2Bruker - Grand Opening of Bruker Nano Surfaces Customer Facilities

AZo.TV visited the Bruker Nano Surfaces headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany, for the grand opening of their new European Customer Care Centre and Application Centre.

Mountains Map 6 Software for Texture and Roughness Analysis from Digital Surf

Digital Surf have released the latest version of the texture and roughness analysis software, Mountains Map 6. This software package is suited to instruments such as optical profilometers, confocal microscopes, scanning probe and atomic force microscopes and can deal with samples as large as automotive panels down to AFM size of just a few microns. The latest version of Mountain Map has new features such as phase overlay and 64-bit compatibility for accelerated analysis.

AFM imaging of DNA related structures - Webinar by Prof Alexander Kotlyar

This great webinar by Professor Alexander Kotlyar from Tel Aviv University discusses the use of AFM techniques to analyze the structure of DNA and related structures.

Demonstration of the Dimension FastScan AFM from Bruker Nano Surfaces

Hartmut Statler from Bruker Nano Surfaces demonstrates the capabilities of the Dimension FastScan, with image refresh rates up to one frame per second or more.

B&W Tek’s Katherine Bakeev Explains the Benefits of Handheld Raman Spectroscopy

This video shows the advantages of using handheld Raman spectroscopy and how it solves problems in real-life applications. B&W Tek’s Katherine Bakeev explains the benefits of handheld Raman spectrometers in this educational video.

Cypher AFM for Rapid Scanning of Celgard Sample in Tapping Mode

This video shows how the Cypher AFM from Asylum Research quickly scans a Celgard sample. This unique material is made by stretching isotactic polypropylene and is best scanned in tapping mode.

Cantiliver Tip used to Map Magnetic Regions of Garnet Film.

The cantilever tip is coated with a magnetic strip and is being used to locate the the magnetic region of the garnet film.

Cypher AFM for Fast Scanning of Calcite Reconstruction

This video shows the behavior of a newly cleaved calcite crystal that reconstructs when exposed to air. The Cypher AFM from Asylum Research captures this action by rapidly scanning the surface of the sample.

Materials Characterization with the NanoIR from Analsys Instruments

Curt Marcott from Light Light Solutions tells us how the NanoIR from Anasys Instruments has opened up new possibilities in materials characterization. Combining AFM and IR spectroscopy provides spatial resolution an order of magnitude better than conventional IR, which enables researchers to do such things as examine nanoparticles in a matrix, or analyze for compositions differences across in interface.

ScanAsyst AFM Imaging Mode from Bruker AXS

This video shows the ScanAsyst atomic force microscopy (AFM) imaging mode from Bruker AXS. The ScanAsyst is the world's first imaging mode with automatic image-optimization technology.

Bruker Nano Surfaces Customer Care Centre - Interview with Venkata Reddy Mukku

Venkata Reddy Mukku, Service Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Bruker Nano Surfaces, talks to AZo.TV about the new European Customer Care Center in Karlsruhe.

Introduction of Innova IRIS at Nanoscale 2012 from Bruker

This video Thomas Mueller of Bruker Nano Surfaces highlights the features and benefits of Bruker's Innova-IRIS AFM-Raman solution.

FlexAFM System from Nanosurf

This video describes the components and working of FlexAFM System from Nanosurf.

MERLIN Scanning Electron Microscope by Carl Zeiss

This video from Carl Zeiss shows the AFM system, which is ready in a matter of minutes to provide atomic surface topographical resolution in 3D.

Dimension FastScan with ScanAsyst AFM Imaging Mode

This video from Bruker illustrates the working principle of the Dimension FastScan atomic force microscope (AFM) with ScanAsyst and unattended high-speed imaging on a variety of samples.

Bruker Nano Surfaces Customer Care Centre - Interview with John L. Trahan

John L. Trahan, VP of Global Technical Support for Bruker Nano Surfaces talks to AZo.TV about the new European Customer Care Center in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Opterra Multipoint Scanning Confocal Microscope from Bruker for Biology Applications

This video shows Opterra Multipoint Scanning Confocal Microscope from Bruker. This system integrates confocal imaging with photoactivation, allowing high-speed imaging of live cell and small organism preparations.

Scan of Polysilicon with Dimension FastScan

This video shows a 2 µm x 2 µm, 512 pixel x 512 pixel image of Polysilicon obtained using Bruker’s Dimension FastScan atomic force microscope (AFM).

Shuttle and Find for Life Sciences by Carl Zeiss

Are you looking for a way to effectively combine imaging and analytical methods of light and electron microscopy? Would you like to link functional and dynamic information about your specimens with ultra-structural details?

The Veeco Bioscope Catalyst - AFM with Inverted Optical Microscope

Mickael Febvre from Veeco takes us for a tour of the Bioscope Catalyst, which is an atomic force microscope with an inverted optical microscope. The system is suited to biological applications.

Bruker Nano Surfaces European Applications Centre - Interview with Jim Flach

Jim Flach, Director of European Sales at Bruker Nano Surfaces, talks to AZo.TV about the new European Applications Center in Karlsruhe.

DNA Image at 1 F/S with Dimension FastScan

This video shows the DNA image taken in the tapping mode in the fluid at a rate of 1 frame per second using the Dimension FastScan atomic force microscope (AFM) from Bruker.

AFM-Raman Solutions from Bruker Nano

This video features Bruker’s unique IRIS TERS probes. The features of these probes are high resolution AFM, High performance Raman spectroscopy and it takes to the ultimate step to TERS.

ScanAsyst Atomic Force Microscopy Imaging Mode from Bruker

This video shows the ScanAsyst atomic force microscopy (AFM) imaging mode with automatic image optimization technology for use in Bruker’s premium AFM microscopes.

The World's Fastest AFM - The Bruker Dimension Fastscan

The Dimension FastScan™ Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) from Bruker is currently the world's fastest AFM. It extreme imaging speed without loss of resolution, loss of force control, added complexity, or additional operating costs. See how it compares to traditional AFMs.

Asylum Research's Family of Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM)

A video clip from Asylum Research on their family of AFMs (atomic force microscopes). This briefly outlines their range of instruments and includes their latest addition the Cypher, which provides the most advanced AFM produced in the last decade.

Cantilever Exchange Demonstration - Nanosurf NaioAFM

This video shows how cantilever exchange is performed on the Nanosurf NaioAFM.

The Multiview AFM/Raman System from Nanonics Imaging

David Lewis from Nanonics Imaging Ltd shows us their Multiview Series of AFM/Raman systems that can be supplied with Renishaw or Horiba Raman systems. Nanonics can also supply the Multiview systems as upgrades to existing Raman systems of total systems.

High Speed AFM Performance on Three Qualification Samples

This video shows the high speed performance of the atomic force microscope (AFM) from Bruker on the three qualification samples. The tip-check, Celgard and calibration grating are the three standard samples.

Sound, Vision and Nanoscience

Scientists at the University of Bristol are turning to nature in their attempts to further their research into Nano-science and at University of Bath they're applying Nano-science to investigate new lighting technology.

MRS Fall Meeting 2012, Boston - Exhibitor Interviews and Product Demos with AZoTV

This playlist contains all of AZoTV's interviews with exhibitors at the MRS Fall Meeting 2012 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts. These videos give a fantastic overview of the impressive array of equipment on show at the exhibit from some of the top names in materials science.

Components of the TT-AFM from AFM Workshop

This video (Part 1 of 3) shows all the main components of the TT-AFM from AFM Workshop. These include the E-box, video microscope and AFM stage.

Characterization of Stem Cell Flattening using Dimension FastScan AFM from Bruker

This video shows the characterization of flattening of stem cell sing Dimension FastScan AFM and FastScan-Bio Cantilevers from Bruker.

Easyscan2 FlexAFM from Nanosurf

This video illustrates the key features of the Easyscan2 FlexAFM from Nanosurf.

Fast Scanning AFM Imaging of DNA on Mica Using the Cypher AFM from Asylum Research

In this video a loosely bound DNA sample on mica is imaged using the Cypher AFM from Asylum Research. The interesting feature of this video is that the DNA strand appears to break during the scan. However, upon closer examination, what really happens is that the DNA actually remains undamaged and the apparent breaks are a consequence of taking still images of a dynamic process.

Molecular Dynamics Simulation of an Atomic Force Microscope

A Molecular Dynamics Simulation of an Atomic Force Microscope by Ivan K. Schuller from UCSD

Overview of NaioAFM from Nanosurf

This video shows the features and general handling of NaioAFM from Nanosurf.

Cypher High Resolution AFM for Fast Scanning of HF-etched Mica

This video shows the fast scanning AFM imaging of atomic steps on HF-etched Mica using the Cypher high resolution AFM from Asylum Research.

Capabilities and Key Features of the Park Systems XE-NSOM AFM

The key features and capabilities of the Park Systems XE-NSOM, atomic force microscope incorporating near-field scanning optical microscopy are demonstrated and a details explanation of its operation is provided.

DME BRR Microscope, a Hybrid AFM/SEM, Investigates Deep Holes with a High Aspect Ratio Tip from NanoWorld

High aspect ratio AFM tips allow investigation of deep trenches or holes. Anyway, investigating such structures is very challenging for the AFM as well as for the tip, because the Z axis of the AFM needs to react very fast in order not to cause any tip damages. This video shows an example of scanning a structure with deep holes using a NanoWorld AR5-NCHR tip.

The NX10 AFM from Park Systems - The World's Most Accurate Atomic Force Microscope

Mark Cyffka from Park Systems shows us their all new NX10 AFM (atomic force microscope) which went on show for the first time at the 2011 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston. The NX10 is the most accurate AFM in the world and Mark points out the main features that have contributed to this.

Leading the Way for the AFM Industry: An Interview with Dr Mark Munch

Dr Mark Munch, President of Bruker Nano Surfaces, talks to Will Soutter about the challenges and opportunities for AFM research at the Seeing at the Nanoscale event in Bristol.

Demonstration of easyScan2 FlexAFM from Nanosurf

This demonstration video shows the working of easyScan2 FlexAFM from Nanosurf.

Nanoassembly Using a Nanohand

A "nanohand" is a small gripper, small enough to manipulate nanotubes and nanofibres. This video shows how to pick and place nanofibres using a nanohand, to construct a nanodevice: a super-probe for atomic force microscopy.

Cypher AFM for Imaging Loosely Bound DNA on Mica

This video gives insight into a common phenomenon observed when imaging DNA. A loosely bound DNA sample on mica is imaged using the Cypher high resolution AFM from Asylum Research.

Sample Scanning with the TT-AFM from AFM Workshop

This video (Part 3 of 3) provides a demonstration of the TT-AFM from AFM Workshop. It shows the entire process from loading a sample to obtaining results.

Asylum Research’s Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate

This video shows high speed functional PFM (piezoresponse force microscopy) imaging of AR-PPLN (Asylum Research-periodically poled lithium niobate) test sample. The PPLN consists of a 0.5mm thick LiNbO3 transparent die which measures 3x3mm.

AFM Probe Performance Comparison from Herzan

This video shows the performance of AFM probe under normal environmental conditions. Interferometry technique is used to image AFM probe.

A NanoLeap into the Atomic Force Microscope

This video engages students with a demonstration of how an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) is used to image the surface of a DVD.

Ultrahigh Resolution Imaging and Mechanical Mapping of Bacteriorhodopsin

This video describes the Nano Letters paper on the high speed atomic force miscroscopy (AFM) imaging and mechanical mapping of purple-membrane (bacteriorhodopsin) with Bruker’s Dimension FastScan and ultra low amplitude Peak Force Tapping.

Bruker Nano Surfaces European Applications Centre - Interview with Klaus Pross

Klaus Pross, Sales manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland at Bruker Nano Surfaces talks to AZo.TV about the new European Application Center in Karlsruhe.

Atomic Force Microscopy and Raman Spectroscopy Applications

This webinar from Nano Surfaces Division, Bruker, examines the applications of co-localized atomic force microscopy (AFM) and Raman spectroscopy. It also covers the tip enhanced Raman scattering (TERS).