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About Bruker AFM Probes

As the worldwide leader in scanning probe microscope (SPM) and atomic force microscope (AFM) instrumentation, Bruker is consistently driving and shaping the future of the industry. Over the past year, we have developed new industry-leading AFM systems for life sciences and materials research, new software and applications capabilities, and revolutionary imaging techniques and modes.

Our Advantage

Bruker is the only major AFM/SPM equipment manufacturer that also owns and operates a probes nanofabrication facility. Being one of the world’s largest probe users, we have an intimate understanding of the value of every single component in a high-performance AFM system. Our dedication to manufacturing probes, coupled with our expertise in AFM, ensures that we are uniquely equipped to deliver the most complete AFM solution for the widest variety of applications.


Our Nanofabrication Center

Located in Camarillo, California, the Bruker AFM Probes Nanofabrication Center features:

  • Class 100 clean rooms
  • Advanced design and fabrication process toolset
  • In-house probes design team that collaborates with Bruker AFM scientists and engineers
  • Agile production team that produces a wide variety of different probes
  • Comprehensive quality system ensuring industry-leading probe performance

Performance Probes

Your publication-ready data depends on repeatable probe performance and quality, from one probe to the next. With our tightly controlled nanofabrication, comprehensive quality testing, and AFM expertise, you can be confident that our probes will deliver the results you require, not only for your current applications, but also for the emerging research of tomorrow.

Value Probes

Our Value AFM Probes are designed for a wide variety of modes and applications. They are compatible with most commercially available AFMs. Our simple and straightforward selection will allow you to easily find the best low-cost probe for tapping/non-contact mode, contact mode, electrical modes, and magnetic modes. All models come with quantity discounts to allow for an even higher level of savings on large quantities and consistent performance guaranteed by Bruker’s established manufacturing process.

Unmatched Expertise and Resource

As a Bruker Probes customer and member of the AFM community, access the expert advice of our global applications team through the online chat here or watch the most recent webinar on "Fundamentals of AFM Probe Selection, 2020 Edition".

Bruker also offers another open-resource in a series of our customers' presentations available on webinars.