HQ:NSC, CSC & XSC

PROBE

The HQ:NSC, HQ:CSC and HQ:XSC probe tips have trihedral shape. There is a wide range of available cantilever geometries and special coatings for tip and cantilever backside.

The highly successful HQ series now extends over all 1-lever, 3-lever and 4-lever probes.

  • 8 nm
  • 8 nm
  • < 8 nm
  • 40°
  • 12 - 18 µm
  • n-type silicon
  • 0.01 - 0.025 Ohm*cm


1-cantilever serie(s)

Cantilever Resonance Frequency, kHz Force Constant, N/m
mintypicalmax mintypicalmax
14 series 110 160 220 1.8 5.0 13
15 series 265 325 410 20 40 80
16 series 170 190 210 30 45 70
17 series 10 13 17 0.06 0.18 0.40
18 series 60 75 90 1.2 2.8 5.5
19 series 25 65 120 0.05 0.5 2.3

3-cantilevers serie(s)

Cantilever Resonance Frequency, kHz Force Constant, N/m
mintypicalmax mintypicalmax
35 series Cantilever A 130 205 290 2.7 8.9 24
Cantilever B 185 300 430 4.8 16 44
Cantilever C 95 150 205 1.7 5.4 14
36 series Cantilever A 30 90 160 0.1 1.0 4.6
Cantilever B 45 130 240 0.2 2 9
Cantilever C 25 65 115 0.06 0.6 2.7
37 series Cantilever A 30 40 55 0.3 0.8 2
Cantilever B 15 20 30 0.1 0.3 0.6
Cantilever C 20 30 40 0.1 0.4 1
38 series Cantilever A 8 20 32 0.01 0.09 0.36
Cantilever B 5 10 17 0.003 0.03 0.13
Cantilever C 6 14 23 0.005 0.05 0.21

4-cantilevers serie(s)

Cantilever Resonance Frequency, kHz Force Constant, N/m
mintypicalmax mintypicalmax
11 series Cantilever A 12 15 18 0.1 0.2 0.4
Cantilever B 60 80 100 1.1 2.7 5.6
Cantilever C 115 155 200 3 7 16
Cantilever D 250 350 465 17 42 90
*The full cone angle may be less than 40° at the last 200 nm of the tip end.

ORDERING OPTIONS

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1-lever

  • 325 kHz (40 N/m)
    HQ:NSC15/Cr-Au BS
    HQ:NSC15/Al BS
    HQ:NSC15/No Al
  • 190 kHz (45 N/m)
    HQ:NSC16/Al BS
    HQ:NSC16/No Al
  • 160 kHz (5 N/m)
    HQ:NSC14/Al BS
    HQ:NSC14/No Al
  • 65 kHz (0.5 N/m)
    HQ:NSC19/Al BS
    HQ:NSC19/No Al
  • 75 kHz (2.8 N/m)
    HQ:NSC18/Cr-Au BS
    HQ:NSC18/Al BS
    HQ:NSC18/No Al
  • 13 kHz (0.18 N/m)
    HQ:CSC17/Al BS
    HQ:CSC17/No Al
  • 3-lever

  • 150 - 300 kHz
    (5.4 - 16 N/m)
    HQ:NSC35/Cr-Au BS
    HQ:NSC35/No Al
    HQ:NSC35/Al BS
  • 65 - 130 kHz
    (0.6 - 2 N/m)
    HQ:NSC36/Al BS
    HQ:NSC36/No Al
    HQ:NSC36/Cr-Au BS
  • 20 - 40 kHz
    (0.3 - 0.8 N/m)
    HQ:CSC37/Al BS
    HQ:CSC37/No Al
  • 10 - 20 kHz
    (0.03 - 0.09 N/m)
    HQ:CSC38/Al BS
    HQ:CSC38/No Al
  • 4-lever

  • 15 - 350 kHz
    (0.2 - 42 N/m)
    HQ:XSC11/No Al
    HQ:XSC11/Al BS
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