Oxford Instruments Asylum Research is the technology leader in atomic force microscopy. Asylum Research AFMs are widely used in both academic and industrial research labs to characterize polymers, thin films, piezo and ferroelectric materials, cells and biomolecules, and also in emerging fields of research in energy storage and generation, two-dimensional and low-dimensional materials (e.g. graphene and molybdenum disulfide), and mechanobiology. Asylum’s MFP-3D™ and Cypher™ AFMs offer unmatched performance and versatility and are available with a full range of techniques for measuring nanoscale electrical properties and the most comprehensive set of tools for quantitative measurement of nanomechanical properties.