NT-MDT Announce First Finalists for 2012 AFM Imaging Competition

Published on August 30, 2012 at 3:51 AM

NT-MDT has announced the first finalists of the annual international competition of AFM-images ProIMAGE Contest 2012!

The annual international competition of AFM-images, ProIMAGE Contest started on the 2nd of July 2012. The company received many different images interesting both from academic and aesthetic points of view. The mission of the contest is to show the beauty of the nanoworld and to accentuate the high quality of NT-MDT probes for AFM.

Every AFM-image obtained with NT-MDT probes can participate in the contest. An expert panel from NT-MDT chooses finalists every week. The chosen works will be placed displayed in the NT-MDT scan-gallery; and each finalist will obtain reward points in the NanoBOND Club bonus program.

Below are the first finalists of the ProIMAGE Contest 2012:

 1
Author: Ms. Raluca Gavrila
Organization: National Institute for R&D in Microtechnologies (IMT-Bucharest)
Scan size: 2x2 μm
Probes used: HA-NC_B
 2

Author: Dr. Rui Liu
Organization: Tianjin University
Scan size: 16x16 μm
Probes used: NSG10
 3
Author: Mr. Shuai Zhang
Organization: Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center
Scan size: 1 х1 μm
Probes used: NSG01
 4

Author: Dr. Bogdan Donose
Organization: The University of Queensland/ Advanced Water Management Centre
Scan size: 3,5x3,5 μm
Probes used: Etalon
 5
Author: Dr. Bogdan Donose
Organization: The University of Queensland/Advanced Water Management Centre
Scan size: 30x30 μm
Probes used: Etalon
 6

Author: Prof. Andrey Shukurov
Organization: Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Department of Macromolecular Physics
Scan size: 10x10 μm
Probes used: NSG03
 7

Author: Mr. Dmitry Podkopaev
Organization: Moscow state university of food production
Scan size: 100x100 nm
Probes used: NSG10
 8
Author: Mr. Filimon Andrei
Organization: INCDFM Bucharest, Magurele
Scan size: 5x5 μm
Probes used: NSG03
 9
Author: Mr. Filimon Andrei
Organization: INCDFM Bucharest, Magurele
Scan size: 5x5 μm
Probes used: NSG03
 10
Author: Dr. Wojciech Chrzanowski
Organization: The University of Sydney
Scan size: 500x500 nm
Probes used: NSG01
 11
Author: Ms. Alpysbayeva Balausa
Organization: Казахский Национальный университет им. аль-Фараби
Scan size: 15x15 μm
Probes used: NSG01
 12

Author: Dr. Wojciech Chrzanowski
Organization: The University of Sydney
Scan size: 5x5 μm
Probes used: NSG01
 13
Author: Mr. Reinier Oropesa-Nuñez
Organization: Center for Advanced Studies of Cuba
Scan size: 6x6 μm
Probes used: NSG10
 14

Author: Mr. Reinier Oropesa-Nuñez
Organization: Center for Advanced Studies of Cuba
Scan size: 10х10 μm
Probes used: NSG10
 15
Author: Ms. Raluca Gavrila
Organization: National Institute for R&D in Microtechnologies (IMT-Bucharest)
Scan size: 10x10 μm
Probes used: HA_NC - B
 16

Author: Ms. Raluca Gavrila
Organization: National Institute for R&D in Microtechnologies (IMT-Bucharest)
Scan size: 1x1 μm
Probes used: PtIr wire
 17

Author: Ms. Raluca Gavrila
Organization: National Institute for R&D in Microtechnologies (IMT-Bucharest)
Scan size: 40x40 μm
Probes used: NSG03
 18
Author: Dr. Bogdan Donose
Organization: The University of Queensland/Advanced Water Management Centre
Scan size: 7x7 μm
Probes used: Etalon
 19
Author: Dr. Ilona Kopf
Organization: School of Chemistry/CRANN, Trinity College Dublin
Scan size: 4.1х4.1 μm
Probes used: NSG01
 20
Author: Dr. Mikhail V Shaleev
Organization: Institute for Physics of Microstructures RAS
Scan size: 5x5 μm
Probes used: NSG01

The ProIMAGE Contest 2012 is still on, so don't hesitate to send NT-MDT your best AFM-images, and take your chance to be a finalist and a winner of the contest! The results of the ProIMAGE Contest 2012 will be announced on September the 28th.

In addition every visitor can give a name to a scan-finalist. The best names will be declared from 8 to 12 of October. The winners will also be elligible to receive prizes.

Details on the competition can be found at http://ntmdt-tips.com/.

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