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Home > Press > Agilent Technologies Introduces Enhanced-Performance Dynamic Contact Module II for Nanomechanical Testing

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Agilent Technologies Inc., (NYSE: A) today announced the availability of an enhanced version of its popular Dynamic Contact Module (DCM) for nanomechanical testing of materials. The Agilent DCM II features 3x higher loading capability (30mN max load); easy tip exchange for quick removal and installation of application-specific tips; and a full 70Ám range of indenter travel.

Agilent Technologies Introduces Enhanced-Performance Dynamic Contact Module II for Nanomechanical Testing

Santa Clara, CA | Posted on December 2nd, 2009

"The DCM II is designed to optimize nanomechanical testing for a very broad set of materials, such as semiconductors, thin films, MEMs, hard coatings, DLC films, composites, fibers, polymers, metals, ceramics and biomaterials," said Jeff Jones, operations manager for Agilent's nanoinstrumentation facility in Chandler, Ariz. "This new option is the latest in an ongoing series of innovative technology introductions aimed at furthering the research capabilities of Agilent Nano Indenter G200 and G300 users."

The Agilent DCM II extends the range of load-displacement experimentation down to the surface contact level. With the DCM II option, Agilent Nano Indenter G200 and G300 users can study the first few nanometers of an indentation into the surface of a material as well as the pre-contact mechanics. Using standard methods, the displacement resolution of the DCM II is determined to be 0.2 picometers. More importantly, real-world testing shows that the noise levels are typically less than an angstrom, ensuring the best resolution of any indenter on the market today. The Agilent DCM II has the lowest noise floor of any instrument of its type.

The DCM II indentation head can be configured for new or existing Agilent Nano Indenters. The DCM II head's flexible mounting bracket provides multiple mounting options so that the DCM II can be configured for specific applications.

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About Agilent
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. The company's 17,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $4.5 billion in fiscal 2009.

About Agilent's Nanoindentation Instruments

Nanoindentation instruments from Agilent Technologies conform to the ISO 14577 standard, delivering confidence in test accuracy and repeatability. These state-of-the-art solutions ensure reliable, high-precision measurement of nanomechanical properties for research and industry.

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