News - 24 Jun 2009
French physicist Dr Christian Colliex from Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Université Paris Sud at Orsay, is the 2009 recipient of the Holweck Medal and Prize for his pioneering use of the...
News - 14 Dec 2008
Asylum Research and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have released a detailed 24-page monograph explaining the theory, functionality and applications of Piezoresponse Force Microscopy (PFM)....
Article - 16 Jan 2018
A variety of contact mechanics models can be fitted to the force curves for Nanomechanical measurements.
News - 4 Aug 2010
Purity of ingredients is a constant concern for the semiconductor industry, because a mere trace of contaminants can damage or ruin tiny devices. In a step toward solving a long-standing problem in...
News - 4 Mar 2010
Funded by a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, University of Chicago scientists are aiming to develop a reliable method for determining how biological processes emerge from molecular...
News - 27 Oct 2009
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research today announced it will award approximately 14.6 million in grants to 38 scientists and engineers who submitted winning research proposals through the Air...
News - 31 Jan 2008
In an achievement some see as the "holy grail" of nanoscience, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have for the first time used DNA to guide the...
The Asylum Research Cypher™ AFMs are considered to be in a class of their own.
Article - 5 Dec 2003
Researchers are reporting a unique design of a “smart surface” that can reversibly switch properties in response to an external stimulus. The work paves the way for systems that could, for example,...
News - 17 Jan 2017
An unimaginably small reaction was captured by researchers in the Dionne lab, which is 18 feet below the Engineering Quad of Stanford University with one of the most enhanced microscopes in the...