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How to Choose the Best Atomic Force Microscopy Probes for Your Application


With all of the Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) probes available, how do you choose the right one?

Even for a skilled user, choosing the right probe can be daunting. Employing an inappropriate probe can prove disastrous - from hours of unproductive work, to sample contamination or damage.

Benefit from the experience of advanced AFM users to learn how to select AFM probes for your work.

Key Learning Objectives

  • A new look at the basics of AFM probes
  • Parameters to look at when selecting AFM probes for your application
  • Examples of probe application scenarios

About Your Speaker

Dr. Ted Limpoco is an Applications Scientist at Oxford Instruments Asylum Research. He has over 12 years of AFM experience in nanoelectrical, nanomechanical, and nanotribology techniques. He was previously a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Florida.

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