NT-MDT to Host AFM Workshop at MRS Fall Meeting in Boston

NT-MDT will hold a workshop on high resolution visualization and quantitative studies of local surface properties with AFM. Topics will include insight on techniques related to Kelvin Force Microscopy (KFM) and dielectric measurements, nanomechanical studies and AFM Confocal Raman.

During the workshop different optimization methods will be described and explored to achieve improved sensitivity and spatial resolution.

Dr. Sergei Magonov and Dr. Pavel Dorozhkin of NT-MDT will lead the workshop. Dr. Magonov is renowned in polymer science and scanning probe microscopy, he has 175 peer reviewed papers in these areas of study. Dr. Magonov is currently the head of NT-MDT's U.S. R&D development center.

Dr. Dorozhkin is an expert in the field of spectroscopy, has presented at more than 40 global conferences and authored numerous papers. Dr. Dorozhkin is the head of product management and applications at NT-MDT.

The workshop will include lectures and live measurement demonstrations. The demonstrations will cover the measurement advancements described throughout the course of the workshop. The workshop will take place during the Materials Research Society Meeting at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston Massachusetts. The event will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in the Gardner Room at 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, November 30th, 2011.

More Information about the workshop can be provided by contacting NT-MDT at [email protected], or Nanounity their U.S. distributor at [email protected].

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