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uniqprobe - HeartBeatCantilever – for ScanAsyst** and Peak Force Tapping**

NANOSENSORS qp-HBC AFM probes are designed for use in ScanAsyst® or PeakForceTapping™** in air. The qp-HBC probes are also compatible for contact and non-contact or soft tapping mode AFM imaging The combination of soft cantilever and fairly high resonance frequency enables stable and fast measurements with reduced tip-sample interaction.

The NANOSENSORS uniqprobe combines the well-known features of the other NANOSENSORS AFM probe series such as high application versatility and compatibility with most commercial SPMs with the additional advantage of a strongly reduced dispersion of force constant and resonance frequency.

The unsurpassed uniformity of the mechanical characteristics of the uniqprobe series is particularly important for applications, where a large number of probes with known and near identical force constants or resonance frequencies are needed.

**PeakForce Tapping™ and ScanAsyst® are registered trademarks of Bruker Corporation.

The probe offers unique features:

Cantilever data:

Property Nominal Value Specified Range
Resonance Frequency /kHz 60 45 - 75
Force Constant /(N/m) 0.5 0.35 - 0.8
Thickness /nm 1000 970 - 1030
Mean Width /µm 2x 25 2x 24 - 26
Length /µm 115 110 - 120

Order codes and shipping units:

Order Code Number of AFM probes per pack Data sheet Coating
qp-HBC-10 10 without reflex
qp-HBC-20 20 without reflex
qp-HBC-50 50 without reflex


Special handling information for NANOSENSORS™ uniqprobes

Due to their unique geometry the tips of the uniqprobes are more susceptible to tip damage by electrostatic discharge (ESD) than other Silicon-SPM-Probes.

Electric fields near the probe chip may lead to field evaporation which can blunt the tip apex of the probe tip. Therefore the NANOSENSORS™ uniqprobes are shipped in specially designed ESD-safe chip carriers.

NANOSENSORS™ recommends to their customers to take appropriate precautions to avoid tip damage due to electrostatic discharge when handling the probes. This can for example be done by using anti-electrostatic mats, wrist bands and tweezers.

Product screencast NANOSENSORS™ uniqprobe AFM Probes series

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