Scanning Probe Microscope Bruker Dimension Icon (ICON-SPM)

Scanning Probe Microscope Bruker Dimension Icon

Technology / Methodology: Probe microscopy & Nanomanipulation
Instrument status: Operational Operational, 15.8.2018 16:30
Equipment placement: CEITEC Nano - C1.22
Research group: CF: CEITEC Nano


Detailed description:

The Dimension Icon’s superior resolution provides the user with a significant improvement in measurement speed and quality. The Icon is the latest evolution of our industryleading, tip-scanning AFM technology, incorporating temperature-compensating position sensors to render noise levels in the sub-angstrom range for the Z-axis,
and angstroms in X-Y. This is extraordinary performance in a large-sample, 90-micron scan range system, surpassing the open-loop noise levels of highresolution AFMs. The new design of the XYZ closed-loop head also delivers higher scan speed, without loss of image quality, to enable greater throughput for data collection.


Publications:

  • Gablech, I; Caha, O; Svatos, V; Pekarek, J; Neuzil, P; Sikola, T, 2017: Stress-free deposition of [001] preferentially oriented titanium thin film by Kaufman ion-beam source. THIN SOLID FILMS 638, p. 57 - 62, doi: 10.1016/j.tsf.2017.07.039
    (ICON-SPM, KAUFMAN, RIGAKU9)
  • Bannov, AG; Jasek, O; Manakhov, A; Marik, M; Necas, D; Zajickova, L, 2017: High-Performance Ammonia Gas Sensors Based on Plasma Treated Carbon Nanostructures. IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL 17(7), p. 1964 - 1970, doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2017.2656122
    (ICON-SPM)
  • Sobola, D.; Ţălu, Ş.; Solaymani, S.; Grmela, L., 2017: Influence of scanning rate on quality of AFM image: study of surface statistical metrics.. MICROSCOPY RESEARCH AND TECHNIQUE , p. 1 - 9
    (ICON-SPM)
  • Manakhov, A;, Michlicek, M; Felten, A; Pireaux, J J; Necas, D; Zajickova, L., 2017: XPS depth profiling of derivatized amine and anhydride plasma polymers: Evidence of limitations of the derivatization approach. APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE (394), p. 578 - 585, doi: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2016.10.099
    (ICON-SPM)
  • Sopha, H; Samoril, T; Palesch, E; Hromadko, L; Zazpe, R; Skoda, D; Urbanek, M; Ng, S; Prikryl, J; Macak, JM, 2017: Ideally Hexagonally Ordered TiO2 Nanotube Arrays. CHEMISTRYOPEN 6(4), p. 480 - 483, doi: 10.1002/open.201700108
    (LYRA, ICON-SPM)

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