Cypher Atomic Force Microscope

Asylum Research

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Medical & Scientific, Industrial

Background and Challenges

Asylum Research, the technology leader in Atomic Force/Scanning Probe Microscopy (AFM/SPM), sought to stir up its market by developing and introducing a next-generation atomic force microscope that represented the first big technological breakthrough in the field in a decade. The company teamed with Nectar to design and engineer the Cypher AFM, the world’s highest resolution atomic force microscope.