Nanovie Auto Tip Maker for STM, Probers & Nano-Machines

Single push to automate batch production of nanoscopic tips.

Tips for STM

Sharper tip apex grants higher atomic resolving power.
Sharper tip apex grants higher atomic resolving power.
Symmetrical & strong tapered cone assures high imaging quality.
Symmetrical & strong tapered cone assures high imaging quality.

Tips for Probe Stations

Sharp tip apex enables nanoscopic analysis & manipulation.
Sharp tip apex enables nanoscopic analysis & manipulation.
Lengthening tapered cone to suit different probing requirements.
Lengthening tapered cone to suit different probing requirements.

Features & Specifications

  • Configurations for STM Scanning:

    Nanovie Auto Tip Maker (ATM) can produce up to 6 probe tips per batch, alleviating the troubles to make tips manually. Each tip has a curvature radius of about 15 nm, clean without oxidation, offering superior and reliable resolving power even for UHV STM.

    Specifications of the tips:
    • Tip Curvature Radius: ~ 15 nm
    • Tapered Cone Length: 200 ~ 300 μm
    • Cone Angle: ~ 6° ↑
    Operation:
    • 6 Tips / Batch (~ 15 minutes)
    • One push button. Computer not required.

    * Please note the above is customisable.

  • Configurations for Probe Stations:

    Nanovie Auto Tip Maker (ATM) can produce up to 6 probe tips per batch, alleviating the cost of purchase. Each tip has a curvature radius of about 15 nm, clean without oxidation, providing probe stations with superior analysis and manipulation performance.

    Specifications of the tips:
    • Tip Curvature Radius: ~ 15 nm
    • Tapered Cone Length: 1.5 ~ 3.0 mm
    • Cone Angle: ~ 10° ↑
    • Electroplating (Optional)
    Operation:
    • 6 Tips / Batch (20~ 30 minutes)
    • One push button. Computer not required.
    • Additional operation might be required for special tip shapes.

    * Please note the above is customisable.

  • Configurations for Nano-Machines, et al.

    Nanovie Auto Tip Maker (ATM) can be configured to produce tips for various applications, such as drilling and manipulation, across various industries, such as semiconductor and cell biology.

    Specifications of the tips::
    • Tip Curvature Radius: 10 ~ 150 nm
    • Tapered Cone Length: 200 ~ 3000 μm
    • Cone Angle: 5° ~ 35°
    Operation:
    • Batch Capacity: 6 tips or more
    • Electroplating: copper, silver, gold, etc.
    • One push button. Computer not required.
    • Additional operation might be required for special tip shapes.

    * Please note the above is customisable.

  • Nanovie Auto Tip Maker (ATM) produces Tungsten tips by default. Use of other materials may require different solutions or futher customisation.

    Components:
    • Etching cell with 6 compartments & 6 wire holders
    • Electronic controller (12V) for automatic production
    • Solution and tungsten wires: prepared by the users
    Dimensions:
    • Controller: 240 X 85 X 45 (mm)
    • Etching cell: 225 X 66 X 60 (mm)

    * Please note the above is customisable.