Digital Instruments, Veeco Metrology Group, has been selected as an award winning developer of one of this year's R&D 100 award winning technologies. The technology selected is a revolutionary new scanning probe/atomic force microscopy system, the NanoScope(R) IV, which provides enhanced speed, resolution, sensitivity, functionality, and flexibility, and is an enabling tool for nanoscience and nanotechnology. The NanoScope IV system takes existing nanotechnology capabilities a giant step forward to "see", sense and manipulate at the atomic and molecular scales. NanoDevices, Inc., of Santa Barbara, Calif., is a co-winner of the award, and helped develop the fast scan technology used in the NanoScope IV.
Additional information can be found at http://www.veeco.com.