Anfatec Instruments AG
Measurement Science and Technology &
Scanning Probe Microscopy

Imaging examples with Anfatec's High-Speed Controlling System

Sample: UMG02 grating with 56 nm height step / Cantilever: Anfatec RI-MC 700 kHz / 1 N/m / Q = 88
Imaging mode: Dynamic mode with 8 nm free oscillation amplitude, Setpoint: 21 %
Intended Image range: 5000 nm x 5000 nm
Line/Frame rate: 20 Hz to 120 Hz line rate -> 0.1..0.5 frames/s
Resolution: 256 pixel x 256 pixel


Sample / Cantilever: DNA on Mica / PPP-USCSi - HighDenseCarbon tip / 1.25 MHz / 50 N/m
Imaging mode: Dynamic mode with 4 nm free oscillation amplitude
Image range: 500 nm x 500 nm
Line/Frame rate: 20..40 lines/s -> 0.15 frames/s
Resolution: 256 pixel x 256 pixel


Sample / Cantilever: DNA on Mica / PPP-USCSi - HighDenseCarbon tip / 1.25 MHz / 50 N/m
Imaging mode: Dynamic mode with 4 nm free oscillation amplitude
Image range: 200 nm x 200 nm
Line/Frame rate: 80 lines/s
Resolution: 256 pixel x 256 pixel


Sample / Cantilever: DNA on Mica / PPP-USCSi - HighDenseCarbon tip / 1.25 MHz / 50 N/m
Imaging mode: Dynamic mode with 4 nm free oscillation amplitude
Image range: 200 nm x 200 nm
Line/Frame rate: 44 lines/s
Resolution: 512 pixel x 512 pixel


Sample / Cantilever: UMG01 grating with 21 nm height steps / NSC18
Imaging mode: Contact mode with ~ 40 nN contact force
Image range: 2 m x 2 m
Line/Frame rate: 1024 lines/s -> 2 frames/s
Resolution: 512 pixel x 512 pixel / Pixel rate: 2.048 kHz