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Home > Press > Asylum Research Announces the Hire of Scientist Florian Johann for Atomic Force Microscopy Applications in Germany/Continental Europe

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As part of its ongoing expansion, Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company, is pleased to introduce Florian Johann as its newest Applications Scientist. Johann will be based in the Mannheim, Germany office and will support customers throughout Germany and continental Europe.

Asylum Research Announces the Hire of Scientist Florian Johann for Atomic Force Microscopy Applications in Germany/Continental Europe

Santa Barbara, CA | Posted on March 12th, 2013

"We are very excited about adding Florian Johann to the outstanding list of talented Applications Scientists at Asylum in general and specifically here at our office in Germany," said Ludger Weisser, Director of European Sales for Asylum Research Germany. "His AFM background in materials science will complement the research that is being done on next-generation materials by leading labs throughout Germany and Europe. Florian will also enable us to expand the personalized applications support that we offer to all of our customers."

"Our goal is to expand our scientific staff in the region to provide the best, most comprehensive customer service, support and accessibility to our customers," commented Roger Proksch, President of Asylum Research. "Florian will enable us to continue to build our strong partnerships in the region, with great science being the ultimate result."

Asylum Research, the technology leader in atomic force microscopy, has a worldwide presence with subsidiaries in the Germany, UK, and Taiwan. Its product line of scanning probe/atomic force microscopes, including the CypherTM and MFP-3DTM AFM family, has set the industry standard for technological innovation for both imaging and characterizing many properties of surfaces and structures at the nanoscale. Its AFM/SPMs are used by academic and industrial customers across the world for a wide range of materials and bioscience applications.

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About Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company
Asylum Research is the technology leader in atomic force microscopy AFM for both materials and bioscience applications, dedicated to innovative instrumentation for nanoscience and nanotechnology. Founded in 1999, Asylum Research has over 300 years combined AFM/SPM experience among our staff. Asylum Research AFMs are used for a variety of nanoscience applications in material science, physics, 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 MFP-3DTM has set the standard for AFM technology, with unprecedented precision and flexibility. The MFP-3D is the first AFM with true independent piezo positioning in all three axes, combined with low noise closed-loop feedback sensor technology. The MFP-3D offers both top and bottom sample viewing and easy integration with most commercially-available inverted optical microscopes.

The Cypher TMAFM is the highest resolution fast scanning AFM, now with environmental control. Cypher provides low-drift closed loop atomic resolution for the most accurate images and measurements possible today, point defect atomic resolution, >20X faster AC imaging with small cantilevers, Spot-OnTM automated laser and photodetector alignment for easy setup, integrated thermal, acoustic and vibration control, and broad support for all major AFM/SPM scanning modes and capabilities.

Asylum Research offers the lowest cost of ownership of any AFM company with the industry-best five-year warranty, legendary product and applications support.

Asylum Research is dedicated to providing the most technically advanced AFMs for researchers who want to take their experiments to the next level.

About Oxford Instruments plc
Oxford Instruments designs, supplies and supports high-technology tools and systems with a focus on research and industrial applications. It provides solutions needed to advance fundamental physics research and its transfer into commercial nanotechnology applications. Innovation has been the driving force behind Oxford Instruments' growth and success for over 50 years, and its strategy is to effect the successful commercialization of these ideas by bringing them to market in a timely and customer-focused fashion.

The first technology business to be spun out from Oxford University over fifty years ago, Oxford Instruments is now a global company with over 2000 staff worldwide and is listed on the FTSE250 index of the London Stock Exchange (OXIG). Its objective is to be the leading provider of new generation tools and systems for the research and industrial sectors.

This involves the combination of core technologies in areas such as low temperature, high magnetic field and ultra high vacuum environments, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, X-ray, electron and optical based metrology, and advanced growth, deposition and etching.

Oxford Instruments aims to pursue responsible development and deeper understanding of our world through science and technology. Its products, expertise, and ideas address global issues such as energy, environment, security and health.

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Contacts:
Asylum Research Germany
Ludger Weisser
Director of European Sales

+49 (0)621-762117-0

Asylum Research
Terry Mehr
Director of Marketing
805-696-6466

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