Alemnis enables breakthrough academic research in material science by providing leading-edge micro- and nanomechanical property measurement instruments that can be applied in a wide variety of testing environments.
The Alemnis nanoindentation products are based on years of experience in the design of scientific instruments and piezoelectric transducers conducted in joint projects between EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne) and Empa (Swiss Federal Laboratories of Material Science and Technology, Thun). A publication by the inventors was awarded the Bunshah Award 2004 of the American Vacuum Society. It is considered as a major milestone in the scientific community.
Electron Microscopy Based Micromechanical Testing of Semiconductors
Micropillar Compression Testing of Fiber Samples in Air
Microscale Spatially Resolved Fracture Toughness Determination Using Micropillar Splitting
Studying Time Dependent Plasticity Using Micropillar Rate Jump Tests
Low-Temperature Module (LTM-CRYO) for Mechanical Properties Down to −150 °C
High-Temperature Module (HTM-400) for High-Temperature Mechanical Properties Testing
Intrinsic Displacement Control Mode - Alemnis Nanoindenter