Suwon, Korea, April 5, 2013
Park Systems, the leading nanotechnology solutions partner of nanoscale measurements, was pleased to announce the Advanced Materials Unit from the Fundacion Centro Tecologico de Componentes (CTC) in Spain as the winner of the 2012 image contest, awarded during the Park Systems 11th Worldwide Sales Meeting held in Seoul, Korea, early this year. The winning image of graphene oxide nanoplatelets was captured by Park XE-100 utilizing True Non-Contact Mode™.
About The Advanced Materials Unit
The Advanced Materials Unit focuses on study and development of new multifunctional materials with high performance. This unit has several research fields, this include Phase Change Materials (PCM), Polymer nanocomposite materials, and graphene production.
Graphene and Park XE-100
Park XE-100 was the choice of atomic force microscope (AFM) for the Advanced Materials Unit team. Park XE-100 is renowned for its ultimate AFM/SPM performance using True Non-Contact ModeTM. It is a system for materials science, polymers, electrochemistry and other applications in nanoscience and engineering. The topographical image of graphene oxide nanoplatelets with thickness of 1 nm could be observed in a scan size of 3.5 μm ´ 3.5 μm. Park XE-100 also comes with the Step-and-Scan Automation and reduced drift rate for better productivity in measurement routines.
About Park Systems
Park Systems serves its customers by providing a complete range of AFM solutions including AFM systems, options and software, along with global service and support. Park Systems is the leading nanotechnology solutions partner for nanoscale measurements and systems for both research and industry. The product line of Park Systems reflects its focused strength to help customers achieve the metrology performance that meets the needs and requirements of present and future applications. Since improvements in nanometrology are key to enabling tomorrow's research, analysis, processing and product manufacturing, the innovative technology and market leadership of Park Systems in the field of nanometrology will remain as the core competence and market driving force of its future business. Park Systems has its global manufacturing and R&D headquarters in Korea. Park’s products are sold and supported worldwide with regional headquarters in the US, Korea, Japan, and Singapore, and distribution partners throughout Europe, Asia, and America. For more information, visitwww.parkAFM.com.