Quick Selection Table

Type Application Force constant
[N/m]
Resonance
frequency
[kHz]
Available coatings** Available AFM tip versions**
Contact ATEC-CONT
Contact Mode
0.2 15 NoneAuPtIr5
PPP-CONT
Contact Mode
0.2 13 None, Reflex, AuD, Au, PtIr5PtSi DT, CDT, RTTL , PL2 , PtSi
PPP-CONTSC
Contact Mode
(short AFM cantilever)
0.2 25 None, Reflex, AuD, AuPtIr5
PPP-XYCONTR
Contact Mode,
XY-Alignment Compatible
0.2 13 Reflex
PPP-ZEILR
Contact Mode
(Seiko or Zeiss Veritect)
1.6 27 Reflex
Non-contact ATEC-NC
Tapping / NC / AC Mode
45 335 None, AuPtIr5
PPP-NCH
Tapping / NC / AC Mode,
Vacuum NC / AC Mode
(high frequency)
42 330 None, Reflex, AuD, Au, PtIr5PtSi SSS, AR5T, AR5, AR10T, AR10, DT, CDT, RTTLPL2PtSi
PPP-XYNCHR
Tapping / NC / AC Mode,
XY-Alignment Compatible
(high frequency)
42 330 Reflex
PPP-QNCHR
Tapping / NC / AC Mode,
Vacuum NC / AC Mode
(high frequency, high quality factor)
42 330 Reflex
PPP-NCL
Tapping / NC / AC Mode
(long AFM cantilever)
48 190 None, Reflex, AuD, AuPtIr5 SSS, AR5, DT, CDTTLPL2
PPP-NCST
Soft Tapping / NC / AC Mode
7.4 160 None, Reflex, AuD, AuPtIr5
PPP-XYNCSTR
Soft Tapping / NC / AC Mode,
XY Alignment Compatible
7.4 160 Reflex
PPP-SEIH
Soft Tapping / NC / AC Mode,
(Seiko or Zeiss Veritect)
15 130 None, Reflex SSS
Special ATEC-FM
Force Modulation Mode
2.8 85 None, Au, PtIr5
PPP-FM
Force Modulation Mode,
Vacuum NC / AC Mode
2.8 75 None, Reflex, AuD, Au, PtSiPtIr5 SSS, DT, CDT, RTTLPL2PtSi
PPP-LFMR
Contact Mode,
Lateral / Friction Force Microscopy
0.2 23 Reflex
PPP-QFMR
Force Modulation Mode,
Vacuum NC / AC Mode
(high quality factor)
2.8 75 Reflex
PPP-EFM
Electrostatic Force Microscopy / Electrical Measurement
2.8 75 PtIr5
PPP-MFMR
Magnetic Force Microscopy
2.8 75 Hard magnetic, Reflex SSS, LM, High-Q SSS
PPP-LC-MFMR
Magnetic Force Microscopy
(low coercivity)
2.8 75 Soft magnetic, Reflex High-Q
qp-CONT
Contact Mode,
Biological Applications / Soft Contact Measurement,
Fluid Tapping / AC Mode
0.1 30 Partial Au
qp-SCONT
Soft Contact Mode,
Biological Applications / Soft Contact Measurement,
Lateral / Friction Force Microscopy,
Fluid Tapping / AC Mode
0.01 11 Partial Au
qp-fast
3 AFM cantilevers
Fast / High Speed Scanning,
Tapping / NC / AC Mode,
Soft Tapping / NC / AC Mode
CB1: 80
CB2: 30
CB3: 15
CB1: 800
CB2: 420
CB3: 250
Partial Au
qp-HBC
ScanAsyst®* PeakForce Tapping®*
0.5 60 Reflex
qp-BioAC
3 AFM cantilevers
Biological Applications / Soft Contact Measurement,
Fluid Tapping / AC Mode
CB1: 0.3
CB2: 0.1
CB3: 0.06
CB1: 90
CB2: 50
CB3: 30
Partial Au
qp-BioAC-CI
3 AFM cantilevers
Special tip shape for live cell imaging
Biological Applications / Soft Contact Measurement,
Fluid Tapping / AC Mode
CB1: 0.3
CB2: 0.1
CB3: 0.06
CB1: 90
CB2: 50
CB3: 30
Partial Au
qp-BioT
2 AFM cantilevers
Biological Applications / Soft Contact Measurement,
Fluid Tapping / AC Mode
CB1: 0.3
CB2: 0.08
CB1: 50
CB2: 20
Partial Au
** Please note that not all combinations of AFM cantilevers properties, AFM tip shape and coatings may be possible. If you need an AFM probe type not covered by our standard products please contact us at info@nanosensors.com to check.