AFM at KIT - Advances in Materials Characterization


Karlsruhe, Germany


18th February 2020


Asylum Research

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Advances in Material Characterization using Atomic Force Microscopy

Karlsruhe, February 18-19, 2020

Oxford Instruments will host a free materials science workshop on the latest advances in AFM, aimed at both novices as well as existing users wishing to expand their knowledge.

You will hear from the experts on the latest developments in techniques for materials science and biophysical applications as well as having dedicated microscope time to put what you've learnt into practice.


8:459:15Arrival and Registration
9:159:20Welcome and IntroductionFlorian Johann (Asylum Research, Oxford Instruments)
9:2010:00Advances in material characterisation using Atomic Force MicroscopyJonathan Moffat (Asylum Research, Oxford Instruments)
10:0010:20Beyond topography imaging: AFM as surface structuring tool Hartmut Gliemann (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
10:2010:40Nanomechanical sub-surface mapping of living cells and polymers by force microscopy Christian Dietz (Technische Universität Darmstadt)
10:4011:10Coffee Break
11:1011:30In-plane and out-of-plane nanomechanical characterization of HOPG at the atomic scaleAnna Lisa Eichhorn (Technische Universität Darmstadt)
11:3011:50Investigation of ferroelectric phase transitions with Piezoresponse Force MicroscopyFlorian Johann (Asylum Research, Oxford Instruments)
11:5012:30Video-Rate Atomic Force MicroscopyTed Limpoco (Asylum Research, Oxford Instruments)
12:3013:30Lunch break
13:3015:00Hands-on AFM session
15:0015:30Coffee Break
15:3017:00Hands-on AFM session

If you are interested to run your own samples with us in a Live Demo, please highlight that in the registration form. 


Fortbildungszentrum für Technik und Umwelt

Room 157

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1

76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen



Registration is free, but all attendees must register due to limited seating. Click the "Register Now" button to confirm your attendance.

If you wish to bring your own samples to image during the Live Demos on the 19th, please mark that in the Registration Form. 

We're looking forward to meeting you at our workshop and discussing your current work and workflows with you. If you would like to join the workshop, please complete the form below.

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