Specialist equipment and materials for scientists working at the nanoscale. Includes material synthesis, analytical equipment, and applications.


Piezo Linear Drives for Laser Technology: Automatic Mirror Positioning in Vacuum and in Inaccessible Place download

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 25 Jul 2014

Lasers are versatile tools with a wide range of applications.

Park Systems NX Wafer Atomic Force Microscope

Park NX-Wafer for Wafer-Fab Manufacturing Fully Automates Semiconductor Industry’s Bare Wafer Automated Defect Review Process, Increases Throughput by 1,000 Percent weblink

Park Systems 15 Jul 2014

Park Systems, announces Park NX-Wafer, a revolutionary AFM design for bare wafer manufacturing that fully automates the automatic defect review process and increases production throughput by an astounding 1,000%.

New Intensified CCD Camera Provides Quadruple the Resolution of Other Available ICCD Camera Systems

New Intensified CCD Camera Provides Quadruple the Resolution of Other Available ICCD Camera Systems! weblink

Princeton Instruments 27 Jun 2014

Princeton Instruments is pleased to introduce a new member of the PI-MAX®4 family of scientific ICCD cameras: PI-MAX4:2048f, the world’s first 2k x 2k resolution fiber-optically coupled, intensified camera.

Cryogenic Control Systems Inc Model 18I Cryogenic Temperature Monitors

Model 18I Cryogenic Temperature Monitors weblink

Cryogenic Control Systems Inc. 11 Jun 2014

The Model 18I has eight independent and multi-purpose sensor inputs. Virtually any cryogenic temperature sensor from any manufacturer can be selected by a single setting of the front panel.

Small size and high resolution for 10-6 hPa: Miniature stage only 24 mm wide with a resolution of 0.5 nm

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 9 Jul 2014

Physik Instrumente (PI) has now introduced vacuum-compatible versions of the LPS-24 series: Under vacuum conditions down to 10-6 hPa, the miniature stages of only 24 mm in width achieve a sub-nanometer resolution over a travel range of 15 mm.

PZ 250 CAP WL High Precise Wafer

piezosystem jena GmbH 4 Jul 2014

The piezosystem jena GmbH now offers a positioning system for the inspection of larger wafers with a diameter up to 12” using precise hold and repeat positioning with the same precise precision.

EL1025IR and 2516-CIR: 25mm CCD Lenses

Universe Kogaku America Inc. 11 Jun 2014

Universe Kogaku America adds to its existing line of C-mount lenses, 2 new 25mm lenses for imaging applications in the Infra-red light spectrum.

Compact, Precision Ball-Screw Stage with Linear Encoder

Aerotech 5 Jun 2014

A compact, high-performance linear positioning stage, Aerotech’s MPS75SLE features exceptionally smooth travel combined with outstanding accuracy, repeatability and positioning resolution capability to 25 nm. Ideal applications include optics positioning, z-axis positioning of sensors in surface metrology, and in general purpose high-precision alignment.

CCS sensors – faster than a bee’s wing flap!

temati 4 Jun 2014

CERN scientists ground-breaking work requires very dynamic thermometry to operate efficiently in the very harshest conditions. They recently presented a paper which demonstrated just how dynamically responsive CCS sensors are mounted on kapton thermalisation pads.

Premium Glass Refractive Index Measurements with CRAIC Technologies

CRAIC Technologies, Inc. 29 May 2014

rIQ™ from CRAIC Technologies is designed to help the forensic scientist measure the refractive index of glass quickly, accurately and easily using the ASTM E1967 methodology. 


Waveguiding and detecting structure for surface plasmon polaritons on silicon

Toyohashi University of Technology 25 Jun 2014

(Toyohashi, Japan, 25 June 2014) Toyohashi Tech researchers have developed a simple, low-loss waveguide for Surface Plasmon Polaritons (SPPs) that is applicable to nanoscale photonic integrated circuits on silicon.


Piezo Actuators Accelerate Microstructuring Good Vibrations for Die-sinking EDMSonodrive 300

Piezo Actuators Accelerate Microstructuring: Good Vibrations for Die-sinking EDM download weblink

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. Piezo Nano Positioning 1 Jul 2014

Actuators based on the piezo effect move heavy loads with resolutions in the sub-nanometer range and response times below one millisecond, enabling dynamic operation at high scanning frequencies.

Physics World 2014 Focus on Nanotechnology

Physics World Focus On Nanotechnology 2014 weblink

IOP Publishing 2 Jun 2014

Reaping the benefits of nanomaterials

JPK reports on the use of the NanoWizard® AFM system at Swansea University to study the structural, chemical, optical and electronic properties of materials on the nanoscale

JPK Instruments AG 15 Jul 2014

JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of their AFM system, the NanoWizard® in the Physics Department at Swansea University.

More Space for Future Development: PI miCos Enhances Capacities for Precision Positioning

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 10 Jul 2014

PI miCos builds on expansion: After only eight months construction time, the PI subsidiary moved into the new building section at its Eschbach location near Freiburg.

MANA Research Highlights: Revealing the "Scotch-tape" technique mechanism

International Center of Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA) 27 Jun 2014

First In-Tandem Experimental and Theoretical Modeling of a Famous “Scotch-Tape” Technique for Making Two-Dimensional Graphene-like Nanosheets.

XEI Scientific awarded brand new patent!

XEI Scientific, Inc. 19 Jun 2014

XEI Scientific Inc. is pleased to announce that the company has been granted US patent #US8716676B2, which describes a new device to load TEM sample holders into a vacuum chamber. The TEM loader was invented by George Safar of the XEI development team.

JPK reports on the use of the NanoWizard AFM system for force measurements at Monash University

JPK Instruments AG 18 Jun 2014

Berlin, 18thJune, 2014: JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of the NanoWizard® AFM system in the School of Chemistry at Monash University in Australia.

Malvern Instruments to acquire MicroCal business from GE Healthcare Life Sciences

Malvern Instruments Ltd 4 Jun 2014

Malvern Instruments Ltd. (Malvern, UK) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with GE Healthcare Life Sciences to acquire the company’s MicroCal microcalorimetry business. Financial terms were not disclosed. The acquisition, which is subject to regulatory approvals, is expected to complete in the third quarter of 2014.

Analytik reports on use of the GeSiM Nano-Plotter system to produce DNA and protein arrays for research at the Babraham Institute

Analytik Ltd. 2 Jun 2014

Cambridge, UK, 27th May, 2014: Analytik, leading suppliers of innovative analytical instrumentation, report on research work at the Babraham Institute to study protein microarrays using the GeSiM Nano-Plotter system.


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