Video/animation icon  Dektak Veeco 8 Stylus Profilometry

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Description: This resource is a video guide, which shows how to measure a surface profile with the help of Dektak Veeco 8 Stylus profilometer. A profilometer is an analytical instrument used measure a surface profile, in order to quantify its roughness. Vertical resolution is ususally in the nanometer level. Thickness of thin film coatings can aslo be determined using this method.
Keywords: Dektak Veeco • stylus profilometer • surface profile • surface roughness • video
Categories: Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Surface properties
Testing, analysis & experimentation
Created by: Dr Adrian Boyd, NIBEC, University of Ulster
Alan Barclay, NIBEC, University of Ulster
Balal Tariq, NIBEC, University of Ulster
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Date created: 17 September 2010
Date added: 20 July 2011
Resource ID: 3679