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Lorentz contact resonance spectroscopy for nanoscale characterisation of structural and mechanical properties of biological, dental and pharmaceutical materials

Scanning probe microscopy has been widely used to obtain topographical information and to quantify nanostructural properties of different materials. Qualitative and quantitative imaging is of particular interest to study material–material interactions and map surface properties on a n
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Anasys’ EPFL users publish their AFM-IR application of research into photosynthesis

(October 22, 2013 – Santa Barbara, CA) – Anasys Instruments reports on EPFL’s publication in Plant Cell on the use of nanoIR to look into the process of photosynthesis to shed more light on how plants produce energy École Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, better kn
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Anasys Instruments unveils the nanoIR2 – the second generation AFM based IR spectroscopy platform, incorporating top-side illumination.

(October 16, 2013 – Santa Barbara, CA) – Anasys Instruments announces the release of the nanoIR2™, the second generation of AFM-based IR spectroscopy. Anasys Instruments is proud to announce the nanoIR2™, a second generation AFM based IR spectroscopy (AFM-IR) platform. A k
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NIST Use Anasys Nanoscale AFM-IR Imaging to Characterize Plasmonics

(July 26, 2013 – Santa Barbara,CA) – Anasys Instruments announces a new application for AFM-IR to study as reported by research scientists in NIST publication “Tech Beat.” Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Univer
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New University of Illinois publication on nanoscale chemical analysis via AFM-IR

(April 30 2013, Santa Barbara CA) – Anasys Instruments reports on the recent publication from the University of Illinois which describes the development of a novel technique for chemical identification at the nanometer scale based on AFM-IR. The work is described in a paper publ
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EPFL researchers applying AFM-based infrared spectroscopy to the study of drug resistant bacteria

(March 5 2013, Santa Barbara CA) – Dr. Andrzej Kulik is a research associate in the Laboratory of the Physics of Living Matter at the EPFL in Switzerland. Under the leadership of Professor Giovanni Dietler, the research activity of the laboratory of physics of living matter is m
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Anasys reports on NIST announcement illustrating chemical composition with nanoscale resolution using AFM-IR

(February 27 2013, Santa Barbara CA) – Anasys Instruments reports on the NIST announcement in their Tech Beat publication which describes the work of Andrea Centrone and his colleagues demonstrating the use of AFM-IR for chemical composition studies at nanoscale resolution. The
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Major improvements to AFM-IR nanoscale spectroscopy product family

(February 5 2013, Santa Barbara CA) – The rapid introduction of nanostructured materials continues to drive nanoscale characterization techniques to provide timely, accurate, easy to use analysis methods. Anasys designs breakthrough, award-winning products that measure nanoscale
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AFM-IR publication makes the cover of December’s issue of Applied Spectroscopy

(December 19 2012, Santa Barbara CA) – Anasys Instruments’ latest review paper on nanoscale AFM-IR chosen for the cover position of Applied Spectroscopy. The Society for Applied Spectroscopy features a new review paper on the combining of atomic force microscopy and infrared spe
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