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Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM)

Innovative scanning probe microscopy (SPM) products offering extraordinary levels of performance, value, and ease-of-use for a wide range of application from surface topography to a wide variety of nanoscale surface property measurements

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AFM5000II / Real TuneII

Hitachi AFM5000II includes the control system and software package to allow a wealth of advanced imaging and data analysis. Its superb function RealTune enables the automatic and self-optimizing data acquisition for easier, faster, and more consistent collection of high-quality AFM images regardless of user skill level. It also provides a wide range of uncommon features such as Q control, tip calibration, and 3D overly for enhanced measurements and data processing.

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General-purpose Small Unit

Hitachi's general-purpose atomic force microscope, Model AFM5100N, features superior ease of use, a wide range of capabilities, and extraordinary performance. The breakthrough hardware option, the self-sensing detector, doesn't require laser and detector alignments and thus can effectively simplify AFM operation. As a full-featured system in support of high-resolution and multifunctional AFM measurements, the AFM5100N offers a wide variety of advanced modes, including the proprietary sampling intelligent scan (SIS), which delivers previously unattainable results for very challenging samples.

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Environment Control Unit

The Hitachi research-grade AFM5300E offers significantly improved sensitivity, accuracy, and resolution of electromagnetic property measurements operated under high-vacuum conditions. Furthermore, it establishes a benchmark for comprehensive environmental control and is the only tool on the market affording AFM imaging in air/liquid/vacuum, a broad temperature range (-120 °C to 800 °C), magnetic field or humidity controls, as well as correlated AFM/SEM/ion milling investigations.

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Scanning Probe Microscope

The AFM5500M is a SPM platform equipped with a fully addressable 4-inch stage, optimized for medium-sized samples.

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