Harvard's Philip Kim investigates mesoscale transport phenomena of low dimensional nanoscale materials with the Nanosurf Flex-Axiom AFM installed in an MBraun Glovebox MB-200B
- The setup allows sample preparation inside the glovebox
- No sample contamination with water or oxygen allows measurement of electrical transport properties
- Cable feedthrough done by MBraun; 2 sets of cables included
- MinusK and IsoStage vibration isolation
Low dimensional materials are of keen interest for many researchers in the materials and physical sciences. These materials have the potential to radically change from the ground up how materials and devices are built and functionalized.
The Kim Laboratory at Harvard University is utilizing the Nanosurf Flex-Axiom atomic force microscope to conduct research on a variety of materials including graphene flakes. The Flex-Axiom AFM offers his group the right combination of performance and ease of use to effectively address and characterize these cutting-edge materials. It also features a footprint small enough to allow passing it through the glovebox airlock, massively saving preparation time when changing the setup in the glovebox.
The Flex-Axiom AFM is installed in an MBraun Glovebox MB-200B, alongside a number of other pieces of equipment including a Signatone Probe Station. With this arrangement, the Nanosurf system is able to effectively operate in an environment maintaining <1ppm O2 and <1ppm H2O.
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