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Bruker Introduces New Value Standard with Scalable Microscope for Combined Optical Surface Metrology and Imaging

Bruker today announced the launch of the new, scalable ContourGT-K 3D optical microscope for value-oriented, uncompromised bench-top metrology. Incorporating many of the advanced features of Bruker's flagship optical metrology products, the ContourGT-K delivers unsurpassed Z-axis resolution across all fields of view and superior 2D/3D imaging capability for non-contact profile, roughness and thickness measurements on a wide range of surfaces.

Mar 5th, 2013

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Nanotechnology Process Will Double Today's Disk Drive Data Density

HGST Labs announced they have combined two innovative nanotechnologies - self-assembling molecules and nanoimprinting - to create large areas of dense patterns of magnetic islands only 10 nanometers wide. These features are only about 50 atoms wide and some 100,000 times thinner than a human hair.

Mar 1st, 2013

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Using AFM and the Tip Assisted Optics Module to Study Individual Nanotubes and Fibrils

JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the research studies of Dr Ioan Notingher, associate professor in the faculty of science at the University of Nottingham. With a research interest in the development of new optical and spectroscopic methods for studying biomaterials, he is applying JPK's atomic force microscope (AFM) system, the NanoWizard, and tip assisted optics module (TAO).

Feb 27th, 2013

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