Applications and Techniques


Our product portfolio covers a broad range of applications areas in both materials science and life science, with setups for research and development, quality control and other types of investigation.

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  • 3D Surface Profilometry
    Overview and comparison of 3D imaging techniques for surface characterisation
  • Atomic Resolution Imaging
    Imaging and spectroscopy at the atomic scale using AFM and STM
  • MEMS Analysis
    Dynamic characterisation of MEMS devices and other moving surfaces
  • Forensics - Bullet Match
    Automated 3D optical metrology used for measuring and comparing bullets
  • Cell/Tissue Mechanics
    Stiffness, adhesion and other nanomechanical properties measured with AFM
  • Ion Channel Measurement
    Non-contact quantitative optical technique for measurement of ion channel activity