Asylum Research manufactures advanced Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs) for nanoscale science and technology.
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Asylum Research is a company dedicated to innovative instrumentation for nanoscience and nanotechnology, with over 200+ years combined AFM/SPM experience from their scientists, engineers and software developers. Asylum Research shipped its first product within six months of founding.
The Asylum Research flagship product, the MFP-3D, represents next generation AFM technology today, with unprecedented precision and image clarity. Their instruments are used for a variety of nanoscience applications in material science, polymers, chemistry, biomaterials, and bioscience, including single molecule mechanical experiments on DNA, protein unfolding and polymer elasticity, as well as force measurements for biomaterials, chemical sensing, polymers, colloidal forces, adhesion and more.
Asylum's new Cypher AFM is the world's first completely new small sample AFM/SPM in over a decade, and sets the new standard as the world's highest resolution AFM. Cypher provides low-drift closed loop atomic resolution for the most accurate images and measurements possible today, rapid AC imaging with small cantilevers, Spot-On™ automated laser alignment for easy setup, integrated thermal, acoustic and vibration control, and broad support for all major AFM/SPM scanning modes and capabilities.
Asylum Research also distributes third party cantilevers from Olympus, Nanoworld/Nanosensors, and their own MFM tips. They also supply a variety of accessories for AFM/SPM.
Asylum Research are dedicated to providing the most technically advanced AFM for researchers that want to take their experiments to the next level.
About Oxford Instruments Asylum Research
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research is the technology leader in atomic force microscopy for both materials and bioscience research. Asylum Research AFMs are widely used by both academic and industrial researchers for characterizing samples from diverse fields spanning material science, polymers, thin films, energy research, and biophysics.
In addition to routine imaging of sample topography and roughness, Asylum Research AFMs also offer unmatched resolution and quantitative measurement capability for nanoelectrical, nanomechanical and electromechanical characterization. Recent advances have made these measurements far simpler and more automated for increased consistency and productivity.
Its Cypher™ and MFP-3D™ AFM product lines span a wide range of performance and budgets. Asylum Research also offers its exclusive SurfRider™ AFM probes among a comprehensive selection of AFM probes, accessories, and consumables. Sales, applications and service offices are located in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, France, India, China and Taiwan, with distributor offices in other global regions.
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