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Unique AFM Capabilities

Every product in the Anasys Instruments family is built around our full featured AFM supporting many routinely used AFM imaging modes. These include tapping, phase, contact, force curves, lateral force, force modulation, EFM, MFM, CAFM and more.

Polymeric Films

Polymeric Thin Films, Monolayers and Blends

The nanoIR3-s provides nanoscale FTIR spectroscopy that directly correlates to bulk FTIR databases providing true, model free nanoscale FTIR spectra for a wide range of polymers. It provides the highest resolution chemical and material property mapping capabilities of any systems with resolution to 10 nm.

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2D Materials and Nano-Photonics

2D materials and nano-photonics provide an exciting area of materials research and development for a wide range of new applications. The nanoIR3-s scattering SNOM platform provides unique capabilities to characterize the nanoscale optical, chemical and material properties of a broad range of novel 2D and quantum materials. The ability to provide complementary AFM-IR measurements provides unmatched nanoscale IR spectroscopy to help researcher make new discoveries.

Failure Analysis

Semiconductor Failure Analysis

Failure analysis and materials characterization groups within industrial companies are focused on solving problems to help improve process development and resolve process related problems to help their organization saves costs and increase revenue. The nanoIR3-s provides a complete nanoscale FTIR, nanoscale chemical imaging and materials characterization platform. It combines two complementary nanoscale IR techniques, AFM-IR and scattering SNOM coupled with AFM based materials property mapping. The nanoIR platforms is productive and reliable getting you productive within a day.

Mechanical Property Mapping

Mechanical Property Mapping

Lorentz Contact Resonance (LCR) creates nanomechanical contact resonance spectra that can be used to differentiate materials based on their viscoelastic properties. LCR maps the distribution of multiple components of a sample, and allows precise location of the probe for subsequent chemical and/or thermal analysis. Since LCR uses Anasys Instruments proprietary self-heating ThermaLever™ probes, it can also rapidly measure temperature dependent variations in a sample’s mechanical properties. The technique has provided exciting results for polymer blends, multilayer films, composite materials, and life sciences.