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Quantum particles
2014-06-14 03:00:41

University of Innsbruck One of the most remarkable consequences of the rules in quantum mechanics is the capability of a quantum particle to penetrate through a potential barrier even though its energy would not allow for the corresponding classical trajectory. This is known as the quantum tunnel effect and manifests itself in a multitude of well-known phenomena. For example, it explains nuclear radioactive decay, fusion reactions in the interior of stars, and electron transport through...

2014-06-11 23:10:43

Nanoscience Instruments, an industry leader providing scientific instruments to investigate the micro and nanoscale world, is pleased to announce a new line of scanning probe microscopes: the traxAFM and traxSTM systems. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The new lines of atomic force microscopes (AFM) and scanning tunneling microscopes (STM) are available exclusively from Nanoscience Instruments. The traxAFM and traxSTM systems provide an affordable solution for routine AFM and STM...

2014-02-13 08:35:53

DUBLIN, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6hxmn2/scanning_probe ) has announced the addition of the "Scanning Probe Microscopes: The Global Market to 2020" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM) market in 2013 generated approximately $440 million in revenues (conservative estimate). Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) accounted for the majority of this...

2014-02-01 23:01:40

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “Scanning Probe Microscopes: The Global Market” report to its research library. It includes market revenues, current and forecasted to 2020. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM) market in 2013 generated approximately $440 million in revenues (conservative estimate). Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) accounted for the majority of this market with Scanning tunneling microscope (STM) and NSOM making up less than 10%. The...

2014-01-17 12:25:17

DUBLIN, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/993l3q/microscopy) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Microscopy Devices Market - Trends And Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/993l3q/microscopy ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) "2013 Report on the International Microscopy Devices...

2013-11-18 23:02:57

Transparency Market Research published a new "Global Microscopy Devices Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with request TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/microscopy-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Microscopy Devices Market (Optical, Electron...

2013-07-23 23:21:17

The first of its kind, a Public High School Science Lab employs advanced instrumentation for nanotechnology education. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Nanoscience Instruments announced today the installation of the Nanoscience Classroom at Wheeling High School in Wheeling, IL, a suburb of Chicago. The Nanoscience Classroom is a modular package of instrumentation configured for nanotechnology education. Wheeling received several scanning electron microscopes, atomic force microscopes,...

Resolution And Durability Improved By Microscope Probe-sharpening Technique
2012-07-06 12:06:52

A simple new improvement to an essential microscope component could greatly improve imaging for researchers who study the very small, from cells to computer chips. Joseph Lyding, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois, led a group that developed a new microscope probe-sharpening technique. The technique is described in research published this week in the journal Nature Communications. Scanning probe microscopes provide images of tiny structures...


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