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NanoWorld High-Speed AFM Probes

Arrow™ UHF
Arrow™ UHF

For many years, the NanoWorld R&D team has dedicated a considerable amount of its research activities to the development of special AFM probes for High Speed Scanning AFM.

The first AFM probe with an AFM cantilever capable of resonating at a frequency of up to 2 MHz , called Arrow™ UHF, was introduced in early 2004 as a commercial product.

Meanwhile users in many research institutions worldwide are working with the Arrow™ UHF for HS-AFM applications.

NanoWorld USC Cantilever
NanoWorld USC AFM Cantilever

The second generation of probes dedicated to High-Speed AFM has been developed in collaboration with nanotools GmbH which has more than 10 years of experience in the field of EBD AFM tip growing.

These Ultra-Short Cantilevers (USC) combine very small AFM cantilevers capable of resonating at frequencies up to 25 MHz and a very sharp and wear resistant High Density Carbon / Diamond Like Carbon (HDC / DLC) AFM tip.

Some of them have been commercially introduced in 2014 (NanoWorld USC).