AFM Innova Training

June 10-11 | Karlsruhe, Germany


Saphia Ouanani

Course Objective:

During this modular 2-day course you can improve your skillset on the Bruker Innova AFM system. If you are new to the techniques or just need a refresher, you can choose to participate in just one or both days of the course, depending on your personal requirements. 

The course covers basic software usage, probe selection, probe installation, laser alignment, standard experiments in contact and tapping mode on the first day. A brief look into the analysis functions is also scheduled for day one. On the second day more advanced options of the Innova AFM are covered. We will cover calibrating the AFM, optimizing scan conditions to minimize sample and tip degradation and work in liquids. The course will be held in Karlsruhe, Germany. The language will be English.

Day 1:

  • Introduction to AFM
  • Innova Measurement set up
  • Nanodrive software
  • Contact and Tapping mode (pros and cons), standard settings, parameter explanation
  • Basic Analysis functions

Day 2:

  • Calibration
  • Artifacts
  • Optimizing scan parameters
  • Measurements in fluids




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One free seat for standard care customers. Two free seats for premium care customers. Standard fee is €500 per day. Daily lunch included. Application dead line closes 3 weeks (15 working days) before the training is scheduled to begin. The maximum number of participants is limited at 8. When more than this register we will aim to schedule another training event in the future. If fewer than 3 people register, the course will be cancelled.