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Posted: Jul 16th, 2012
Asylum Research Appoints ATSL - Advanced Technological Solutions Ltd., as its Exclusive Israeli Distributor
(Nanowerk News) As part of its ongoing expansion, Asylum Research, the technology leader in
scanning probe and atomic force microscopy (SPM/AFM), announced today that it has appointed ATSL, Advanced
Technological Solutions Ltd., as its exclusive distributor in Israel. ATSL managers have served nanotechnology and
surface science markets in Israel for over 11 years and offer sales, service and technical support across the country.
ATSL can be contacted at +972-54-7766639 or via email: email@example.com.
“We are very excited about adding ATSL to our family of world-wide distributors,” said John Green, Executive Vice
President of Sales for Asylum Research. “Their extensive experience in scientific equipment sales to academic,
industrial and government markets, for both materials and life science, will be a great asset to Asylum Research and our
ability to help prospective customers make informed decisions."
Gil Amzalag, Co-CEO of ATSL, added, “We are very pleased to be working with Asylum Research in Israel. Asylum
has a great reputation for innovative AFM technology, and a legacy of customer satisfaction that is unmatched in the
industry. This addition is a good fit with our focus on Israeli markets that include nanotech, surface science and
materials characterization. ”
ATSL, co-founded by Gil Amzalag and Rony Shteinberg, is a dynamic agencies company which represents companies
that have advanced technology and unique products, and deliver added values to their Israeli customers which include
Israeli academy science faculties, industry (high tech, pharma, biotechnology, defense), governmental institutions,
hospitals, and others.
Asylum Research is the technology leader in atomic force and scanning probe microscopy (AFM/SPM) for both
materials and bioscience applications. Founded in 1999, we are an employee-owned company dedicated to innovative
instrumentation for nanoscience and nanotechnology, with over 300 years combined AFM/SPM experience among our
staff. Our instruments are used for a variety of nanoscience applications in material science, physics, polymers,
chemistry, biomaterials, and bioscience, including single molecule mechanical experiments on DNA, protein unfolding
and polymer elasticity, as well as force measurements for biomaterials, chemical sensing, polymers, colloidal forces,
adhesion, and more. Asylum’s product line offers imaging and measurement capabilities for a wide range of samples,
including advanced techniques such as electrical characterization (CAFM, SKPM, EFM), high voltage piezoresponse
force microscopy (PFM), thermal analysis, quantitative nanoindenting, and a wide range of environmental accessories
and application-ready modules.
Asylum’s MFP-3D set the standard for AFM technology, with unprecedented precision and flexibility. The MFP-3D is
the first AFM with true independent piezo positioning in all three axes, combined with low noise closed-loop feedback
sensor technology. The MFP-3D offers both top and bottom sample viewing and easy integration with most
commercially-available inverted optical microscopes.
Asylum’s Cypher AFM sets the new standard as the world’s fastest and highest resolution AFM. Cypher provides lowdrift
closed loop atomic resolution for the most accurate images and measurements possible today, >20X faster AC
imaging for images in minutes instead of minutes or hours, Spot-On™ automated laser and photodetector alignment for
easy setup, integrated thermal, acoustic and vibration control, and broad support for all major AFM/SPM scanning
modes and capabilities.
Asylum Research offers the lowest cost of ownership of any AFM company. Ask us about our industry-best five-year
warranty, our legendary product and applications support, and our exclusive 6-month money-back satisfaction
guarantee. We are dedicated to providing the most technically advanced AFMs for researchers who want to take their
experiments to the next level. Asylum Research also distributes third party cantilevers from Olympus,
Nanoworld/Nanosensors, and our own MFM and iDrive™ tips.