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Optimizing Mechanical & Tribological Properties through Quantitative Nanoscale Characterization 

Hysitron’s nanomechanical testing technologies are applied to solving complex material issues for an extremely diverse set of applications. The ability to quantitatively characterize and optimize nanoscale mechanical and tribological properties has enabled revolutionary advances in materials development. Hysitron’s comprehensive suite of characterization techniques provide tailored solutions for your specific material challenges, accelerating the understanding and optimization of material behavior in applications ranging from hard ultra-thin films to soft biological tissues.

Enabling Material Advancements in the Broadest Range of Applications

Materials Science

Quantify Mechanical and Tribological Behavior of Metals, Ceramics, Polymers, and Composites at the Nanoscale and Microscale

Life Sciences

Understand Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Natural and Synthetic Biomaterials and Pharmaceuticals

Semiconductor & Electronics

Characterize Mechanical, Tribological, and Interfacial Properties of Materials used in Semiconductor, Display, Energy, and Data Storage

Coatings & Thin Films

Quantitative Mechanical, Tribological, and Interfacial Characterization of Ultra-Thin Films to Thick Protective Coatings

Low Dimensional Materials

Quantitative in-situ Nanomechanical and Nanotribological Characterization of Nanoparticles, Graphene, Nanopillars, and Nanotubes

Industrial Manufacturing

Quantitative Characterization Techniques for Process Control, Quality Control, and Failure Analysis