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Metal Needle AFM Tips from Nanoscience Instruments and NaugaNeedles
Metal Needle AFM Tips from Nanoscience Instruments and NaugaNeedles

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The world's first metallic needle AFM probes are now available from Nanoscience Instruments. Featuring a unique combination of high aspect, consistent geometry, and high conductivity, metallic needle probes are enabling new applications in nanoscale sensing and manipulation.

Nanoscience Instruments, Inc. Announces Distribution of NaugaNeedles Metallic Needle AFM Tips

Phoenix, AZ | Posted on March 24th, 2009

Nanoscience Instruments, a premier distributor of nanotechnology instrumentation and supplies, today announced the worldwide distribution of NaugaNeedles' new line of metallic atomic force microscopy (AFM) probes.

NaugaNeedles' probes are the first commercial metallic needle AFM tips. The needle is fabricated of Ag2Ga, and can be produced in varying lengths, diameters, and attachment angles. A combination of high aspect, consistent geometry, and high conductivity enables a wide range of new applications not previously possible.

The tips have many advantages over metal coated tips, particularly wear. As a metal coated silicon tip wears, it becomes unusable in a short period of time. As a metallic needle wears, both conductivity and imaging quality remain constant over a very long time. Additionally, the needle probes are very high aspect, providing greater sensitivity for EFM measurements.

Needle AFM tips are available in standard lengths of 1, 5, or 10 Ám with a diameter of 50 nm. Customized needle tips up to 100 Ám long and 500 nm in diameter can be provided. The standard angle of attachment is 12 degrees but can also be customized to virtually any angle.

NaugaNeedles has produced an innovative product for a wide variety of uses. The simple geometry and high conductivity of the Needle probes provides a wide range of enhanced sensing and manipulation capabilities. Needle probes can also be extensively modified in many ways to further extend their applications per customer's request.

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About Nanoscience Instruments
Nanoscience Instruments, Inc. provides hundreds of products and services for nanoscience and supports research and engineering at universities, government laboratories, and industrial R&D facilities around the world. Product offerings include atomic force microscopes, 3D optical profilometers, and accessories for these and other high resolution microscopy techniques. Nanoscience offers a broad line of consumable items that includes AFM probes, chemicals for surface modification, STM supplies and teaching materials & samples. More information can be found at nanoscience.com.

About NaugaNeedles

NaugaNeedles is a startup that develops & manufactures innovative scanning probe microscopy sensors. Current products include high performance, durable and customizable needle tips and cantilevers. NaugaNeedles' products are used as unique nano-force and nano-bio sensors that enable new research and discovery in research, industrial, and life sciences.

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Nanoscience Instruments, Inc.
9831 S. 51st Street
Suite C119
Phoenix, AZ 85044 USA

tel: 1-480-940-3940
1-888-777-5573 (toll-free)
fax: 1-480-940-3941

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