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MLCT-FB

Geometry
A Triangular
Tip Radius (nm)
Nom: 20
Max: 60
Frequency (KHz)
Nom: 22
Min: 15
Max: 30
Length (µm)
Nom: 175
Min: 170
Max: 180
Spring Const (N/m)
Nom: 0.07
Min: 0.025
Max: 0.14
Width (µm)
Nom: 22
Min: 17
Max: 27
Geometry
B Rectangular
Tip Radius (nm)
Nom: 20
Max: 60
Frequency (KHz)
Nom: 15
Min: 10
Max: 20
Length (µm)
Nom: 210
Min: 205
Max: 215
Spring Const (N/m)
Nom: 0.02
Min: 0.005
Max: 0.04
Width (µm)
Nom: 20
Min: 15
Max: 25
Geometry
C Triangular
Tip Radius (nm)
Nom: 20
Max: 60
Frequency (KHz)
Nom: 7
Min: 4
Max: 10
Length (µm)
Nom: 310
Min: 305
Max: 315
Spring Const (N/m)
Nom: 0.01
Min: 0.005
Max: 0.02
Width (µm)
Nom: 20
Min: 15
Max: 25
Geometry
D Triangular
Tip Radius (nm)
Nom: 20
Max: 60
Frequency (KHz)
Nom: 15
Min: 10
Max: 20
Length (µm)
Nom: 225
Min: 220
Max: 230
Spring Const (N/m)
Nom: 0.03
Min: 0.01
Max: 0.06
Width (µm)
Nom: 20
Min: 15
Max: 25
Geometry
E Triangular
Tip Radius (nm)
Nom: 20
Max: 60
Frequency (KHz)
Nom: 38
Min: 26
Max: 50
Length (µm)
Nom: 140
Min: 135
Max: 145
Spring Const (N/m)
Nom: 0.1
Min: .05
Max: 0.2
Width (µm)
Nom: 18
Min: 13
Max: 23
Geometry
F Triangular
Tip Radius (nm)
Nom: 20
Max: 60
Frequency (KHz)
Nom: 125
Min: 90
Max: 60
Length (µm)
Nom: 85
Min: 80
Max: 90
Spring Const (N/m)
Nom: 0.6
Min: 0.3
Max: 1.2
Width (µm)
Nom: 18
Min: 13
Max: 23
Price: $300.00 (USD)
Sold in packs of 10
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Overview
The MLCT-FB is identical to the MLCT, except for the thicker backside coating. Note: for Bio applications, we recommend our new MLCT-BIO and MLCT-BIO-DC probes.

Bruker's Microlever AFM probes have soft Silicon Nitride cantilevers with Silicon Nitride tips, and are ideal for contact imaging modes, force modulation microscopy, and liquid operation.  The range in force constants enables users to image extremely soft samples in contact mode as well as high load vs distance spectroscopy.

Each unmounted probe comes with six different cantilevers of various dimensions, resulting in six unique nominal values for force constant and resonant frequency.  The MLCT cantilever layout consists of an "A" cantilevers on one side of the probe, and "B," "C," "D," "E," and "F"cantilevers on the other side of the probe.  See the cantilever orientation diagram here.  All cantilevers on the Microlever probes have less than 2 degrees of cantilever bend. 

For a probe with considerably sharper Silicon tips on the same cantilever layout, please see model MSNL-10.


Tip Specification
MLCT-FB Tip Image
Tip Height (h): 2.5 - 8.0 µm
Front Angle (FA): 15 ± 2.5º
Back Angle (BA): 25 ± 2.5º
Side Angle (SA): 17.5 ± 2.5º
Cantilever Specification
MLCT-FB Cantilever Image
Material: Silicon Nitride
Geometry: Rectangular & Triangular
Cantilevers Number: 6
Cantilever Thickness (Nom): 0.55µm
Cantilever Thickness (RNG): 0.5 - 0.6µm
Back Side Coating: Reflective Gold
Top Layer Back: 60nm of Ti/Au
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