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VScan-Air probes are designed primarily for imaging soft samples in non-contact / tapping mode, but can also be used for imaging soft samples in contact mode or for force-distance applications. These probes have a short, narrow, V-shaped cantilever.

Tip Specifications

  • Material: Silicon
  • Shape: Tetrahedral
  • Height (µm): 4-6
  • Coating: None
  • ROC (nm): < 10

Cantilever Specifications

  • Material: Silicon Nitride
  • Shape: Triangular
  • Reflex coating: Al, 100nm ± 5nm
ParameterNominal ValueMinimum ValueMaximum Value
Spring Constant (N/m)0.2920.1330.621
Frequency (kHz)664990
Length (µm)10090110
Width (µm)181521
Thickness (µm)0.600.540.66

Ordering Information:

Part NumberQuantityPricing Order
VSCAN-AIR-1010 $290
VSCAN-AIR-2020 $545
VSCAN-AIR-5050 $1105

For further information or to place an order, please contact your local distributor or contact Applied NanoStructures directly.