Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) @ University of Limerick Bernal Institute (UL)

Institution University of Limerick Bernal Institute (UL)
County Limerick
Technique Category Image Analysis / Microscopy
Technique Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)

Basic Capabilities

Submicron surface profiling and roughness measurement.

Equipment

Equipment Make Agilent (formerly Molecular Imaging)
Equipment Model 5500 (formerly PicoScan)

Advantages/Limitations

Advantage of Technique/Equipment

Atomic lattice resolution; little sample preparation required.

Limitations of Technique/Equipment Slow; only applicable to small regions (under 100 x 100 microns) and flat samples.

Other Details

Containment None
Turnaround Time Days
Report yes
Interpretation no
Data on Analyst Experienced staff member/technician
Indicative Price €110/hour

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Quality & Systems Supports

Quality Management System in Place

N/A

Good Manufacturing Practice Status

Preventative Maintenance

n/a

Accreditation

N/A

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