BioAFM Accessories and Add-Ons

Vortis 2 SPMControl station

Full featured, low-noise, high-performance, digital SPM controller.
  • High-speed data capture with a maximum data pixel rate of up to 800.000 pixels/sec
  • Modular, hybrid analog/digital design with latest FPGA/PPC technology (dual core PowerPC @ 1,4 GHz). Overcomes limitations of conventional DSP designs
  • 2×high-speed 16 bit ADC channels with 60 MHz sample rate
  • 6×18 bit ADC channels with 800 kHz sample rate
  • 1×high-speed 14 bit DAC channel with 120 MHz sample rate
  • 4×20 bit DAC channels with 800 kHz sample rate
  • 1×high-speed lock-in amplifier for precise amplitude and phase detection
  • 3 channel, low noise, capacitive distance sensor interface
  • Thermal noise cantilever calibration up to 7.5MHz
  • Low voltage output for electronic modules and pre-amplifiers with +/-15 V and +/-5 V
  • Digital input: 6 channels (Sub-D) Digital output: 10 channels (Sub-D) e.g. for pixel and line clock
  • Easy connection of accessories at the front panel