Instrument: MFP-3D-Bio

Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) used for Materials characterisation, biological samples, topography, force measurements


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Post author: Lauren Hyde. Last update: 16/06/2014 at 1:15 pm by Lauren Hyde.






Manufacturer: Asylum Research, MFP3D

The Bio-MFP3D AFM is situated inside a PC2 certified laboratory so it is ideal for biological and live cell measurements

Benefits of the MFP-3D-Bio

This instrument is ideal for many applications including physics, material science, polymers, chemistry, nanolithography, bioscience, and quantitative nanoscale measurements. The MFP-3D has the flexibility to acquire your data, analyze it and even make publication-ready graphics.

What makes this AFM special is that it is located in a PC2 certified room so biomateriales can be analysed in a safe and clean environment.

Technical features and specifications

Maximum image size x/y: 90 µm, z: 15 µm
Maximum sample size: 6 cm (if your sample is bigger please contact us to discuss about it)
Resolution: 5 Å in the X and Y directions and 0.6 Å in the Z direction
Manufacturer: Asylum Research

Choose this instrument for:

Large closed loop scan area
Compatibility with inverted optical microscopes
Sample viewing from top and bottom
Long-range, low-noise force measurements
Flexible mounting for various sample shapes and sizes
Quantitative nanoindentation


Capacity: We encourage greater utilisation
Operation: User operated training provided, User or facility staff operate pricing may vary
Access: External researcher use available