Nanotutor SPM     (atomic force microscope)

NanoTutor:   a teaching lab for nanotechnology  .

Built for high schools and universities.
This device aims to bring the practical scientific experience to the High School, Junior College, and University classrooms as well as to professional training,

Integrated package

  • Scanning Force Microscope (SFM)
  • Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM)
  • Spectroscopy and microlithography SPM
  • TED (Tip-Etching-Device) for self-made tips
  • Guided experiments

Specially designed for education

  • User-friendly interface
  • Step by step training in SPM techniques
  • On-line help with animations
  • Cheap disposable materials
  • Easy replaceable probes
  • Self-made tips by chemical etching with automated procedure
  • Improved scanner : low-noise closed-loop 70x70x10 microns


NanoTutor SPM
An atomic Force Microscope with self-made tips
and with Tunneling and Force lithography features


The cheapest educational SPM for AFM, STM and Microlithography

Technical data

Images acquired by NanoTutor

Introduction to SPM technique  (by Viktor Mironov)


Automated tip-etching device for NanoTutor