AFM BIO

General information

Category

Microscopy

Key instrumentation
AFM/SPM

The instrument allows topological images of biological samples, e.g. tissues and cells. It can be used as a nano-manipulation instrument, allowing modifications of the morphology of a substrate.

The instrument allows topological images of biolThe instrument allows topological images of biological samples, e.g. tissues and cells. It can be used as a nano-manipulation instrument, allowing modifications of the morphology of a substrate.ogical samples, e.g. tissues and cells. It can be used as a nano-manipulation instrument, allowing modifications of the morphology of a substrate.

Technical description
The AFM allows maximum analysable lateral dimensions of 100 µm x 100 µm, a maximum height of 10 µm and features a cantilever holder for conduction measurements. The microscope features magnification factors of 5x, 10x, 20x, 40x and maximum movements in the XY stage of 10 mm x 10 mm.
Research areas and applications

Topographical analysis pf solid substrates and biological samples in liquid, nanolithography of rigid substrates, nanostimulation of cells.

Science highligths

Experimental team

Instrument Scientist
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