Initially introduced as an accessory to scanning tunneling microscopy (STM), atomic force microscopy (AFM) has become an advanced and most valuable scanning probe technique broadly used in academic...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1533 | 10 Mar 2006
UCLA scientists have developed and built a plastic, non-volatile memory device using solution processing. This new device is made by combining gold nanoparticles with polysterene, and has great...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1131 | 4 Mar 2005
The nanoIR system from Anasys Instruments enables IR Spectroscopy with 100 nm spatial resolution. It also provides high resolution topographic, mechanical, chemical, and thermal mapping. Applications...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2922 | 19 Jul 2011
The dynamic light-scattering method can be used to obtain particle size distributions of colloidal particles. In this study, the Beckman Coulter DelsaNano was used to measure particle sizes of...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2414 | 7 Oct 2009
Nano-thermal analysis in combination with AFM proves to be a very valuable tool for the study of polymeric coatings and surfaces in general, since it allows not only imaging but also direct...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2160 | 13 May 2008
The Innova SPM from Bruker is an ideal instrument for high resolution imaging of delicate samples. In addition, the Innova combines this outstanding core performance with generous data acquisition...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2096 | 3 Apr 2008
Micromeritics Saturn DigiSizer® 5200 measures particle diameters from information derived from Mie scattering patterns of monochromatic light passing through the particles.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1473 | 18 Jan 2006
A standard sample of gold colloids suitably immobilized on glass has been shown to be suitable for for Atomic Force Microscopy calibration at the nanoscale, operating in Contact Mode (CM) and Tapping...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1436 | 11 Nov 2005
Optical tweezers use light and lasers to manipulate objects as small as a single atom, and are mainly used by biological scientists to study DNA and molecular motors. How optical tweezers work,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1248 | 26 May 2005
Bionanotechnology is a result of the convergence of biotechnology and nanotechnology. The challenges associated with this field are discussed including the creation of materials and devices designed...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1242 | 19 May 2005