Application Note on Insulated Conductive Probes for combined AFM and Electrochemical studies (EC Probes)

In a new application note Ilya V. Popolov and Miklós Mohos from the University of Bern and Christoph Richter from NANOSENSORS show how insulated conductive probes can best be used for combined AFM and electrochemical studies.

Schematic of a wired and insulated NANOSENSORS Doped silicon ElectroChemical AFM Probe for combined AFM and ElectroChemical studies (EC-Probes).
Schematic of a wired and insulated NANOSENSORS Doped silicon ElectroChemical AFM Probe for combined AFM and ElectroChemical studies (EC-Probes).

The application note explains the details of the construction of NANOSENSORS’ insulated conductive probes and provides a hands-on step by step instruction for conducting electrochemical studies.

In the first section, the reader gets instructions on how to set up an experiment and specifically on how to create an electrical contact to the probe. The second instructional section provides several strategies to insulate the electric contact to the probe and discusses the advantages of each. The practical section is concluded with a chapter on troubleshooting – an invaluable resource for getting the setup to work. The paper concludes with several relevant references for further reading.

Insulated conductive probes for combined AFM and ElectroChemical studies (EC-Probes) are available from NANOSESNORS. They figure on page 12 of the NANOSENSORS Special Development List. Please contact us (info@nanosensors.com) if you are interested in obtaining EC-Probes.

Please get the application note at http://www.nanosensors.com/pdf/NANOSENSORS-ElectroChemical-AFM-Probes-Application-Note.pdf