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Posted: May 26, 2008
BudgetSensors Introduces New Calibration Standards
(Nanowerk News) As a response to the increased demand for affordable high-quality AFM calibration standards, BudgetSensors®, a Bulgarian manufacturer of silicon and silicon nitride probes, as well as AFM accessories for Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM), announces the commercial introduction of 2 different AFM height calibration standards – the HS-100MG and the HS-20MG.
Both height calibration standards feature silicon dioxide structure arrays on a 5x5mm silicon chip. The fabrication process guarantees excellent uniformity of the structures across the chip. This in turn ensures easy and reliable Z-axis calibration of any AFM system.
Arrays of structures with different shape and pitch are integrated on each chip.
Aside from Z-axis calibration, this design also allows X- and Y-axis calibration for bigger scanners (40-100µm range).
The HS-100MG features structures with 100nm and the HS-20MG features structures with 20nm step height.
For more detailed product specifications, please visit BudgetSensors®’ website www.budgetsensors.com/calibration_standards.html.
More calibration standards by BudgetSensors® are under development and will be officially introduced by the company in the second half of 2008.
About BudgetSensors® and Innovative Solutions Bulgaria Ltd.
BudgetSensors® is a trade mark of Innovative Solutions Bulgaria Ltd.
Established in 2001 and located in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, Innovative Solutions Bulgaria Ltd. offers a variety of products and services within its three divisions AFM Probes, Print & Design and Web & Programming.
The AFM Probe division manufactures and sells probes and accessories for Atomic Force Microscopes under the trade name of BudgetSensors® used by the most advanced R&D institutions worldwide. The Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) is one of the most important instruments for the Nanotechnology industry and research.
The Print & Design and Web & Programming divisions offer solutions for corporate design, presentation and promotion materials.