Coatings and thin films made from nanoparticles are gaining recognition and use in various products and applications including displays, sensors, medical devices, energy storages and energy harvesting. The KSV NIMA Nanoparticle Deposition offering is creating superior graphene and nanoparticle coatings with controlled particle packing density with ease.

KSV NIMA Nanoparticle Coating Solutions

 

 

 

Dip Coaters Langmuir-Blodgett Thin Film Coating Solution Package ISR, PM-IRRAS, SPOT

Simple coatings

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Advanced coatings

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Advanced coatings with pre-disposition check

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In-depth nanoparticle layer structure studies

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KSV NIMA Thin Film Coating Solution Package is a readymade solution for an advanced nanoparticle coating process. It combines the benefits of the Langmuir-Blodgett method to the capability to check the nanoparticle layer quality already at the air-water interface prior to doing the deposition, as well to the capability to perform the coating also horizontally using Langmuir-Schaefer technology. It is used in the same application area as the Langmuir-Blodgett system but comes with additional benefits.

Why to use KSV NIMA Thin Film Coating Solution Package for nanoparticle deposition?

  • All the benefits of the Langmuir-Blodgett method, such as control over coating thickness and particle packing density.
  • Combined with a compact KSV NIMA MicroBAM Brewster Angle Microscope that monitors the coating prior to deposition to ensure high coating quality.
  • Versatility to perform coatings not only vertically (LB) but also horizontally (Langmuir-Schaefer method) to give versatility for different applications.
  • High quality nanoparticle layers with easy parameter setup all the way from introducing the particles to having the readymade coating.
  • Comes as a total package with maximized value. 

For a full description, please download the How to Create Thin Film Coatings with Controlled Packing Density pdf.

KSV NIMA Dip Coaters are high quality and highly accurate dipping solutions that can be used for simple multilayer coating or when the packing density of the particles isn’t critical. Some of the application areas include

  • Multilayer sensor coatings
  • Implant functionalization
  • Hydrogels
  • Sol-Gel nanoparticle coatings
  • Self-assembled monolayers
  • Layer-by-layer nanoparticle assemblies.

 

Why to use KSV NIMA Dip Coaters for nanoparticle deposition?

  • Computer-based, fully programmable dipping sequences remove the need for manual dipping.
  • Due to high quality parts and robust design, the dipping is repeated exactly the same way each time.
  • Flexibility to use different sizes of samples and up to 8 different liquids in a single measurement allow using different particles and flushing fluids.
  • Proven results as shown by hundreds of academic high quality publications and industrial customers.

For a full description, please visit the Dip Coater page.


KSV NIMA Langmuir-Blodgett Troughs are highly sophisticated instruments for creating precisely defined nanoparticle coatings. LB Troughs provide a strict control over particle packing density, coating thickness and enables a homogeneous coating over large areas. Some of the application areas include

  • Sophisticated, organized sensor coatings

     

  • Functional nanoparticle coatings altering e.g. wettability, reflectivity, biocompatibility, conductivity, binding properties etc.
  • Wafer coatings for electronic industry and research
  • Monolayer coatings
  • Alternating layer coatings
  • Polymeric, ceramic and metallic particles, graphene, graphene oxide


 

Why to use KSV NIMA Thin Film Coating Solution Package for nanoparticle deposition?

  • All the benefits of the Langmuir-Blodgett method, such as control over coating thickness and particle packing density.
  • Combined with a compact KSV NIMA MicroBAM Brewster Angle Microscope that monitors the coating prior to deposition to ensure high coating quality.
  • Versatility to perform coatings not only vertically (LB) but also horizontally (Langmuir-Schaefer method) to give versatility for different applications.
  • High quality nanoparticle layers with easy parameter setup all the way from introducing the particles to having the readymade coating.
  • Comes as a total package with maximized value. 

For a full description, please download the How to Create Thin Film Coatings with Controlled Packing Density pdf.


KSV NIMA ISR, PM-IRRAS and SPOT are advanced characterization instruments that can give in-depth knowledge of the properties of your nanoparticle film – both before deposition at air-water interface and after deposition on air-solid interface. Some of the application areas include

  • Determining nanoparticle layer structure measuring the interfacial rheology of the particle layer at air-water interface (ISR)
  • Characterizing the chemical structure of the deposited functionalized nanoparticle layer both before and after deposition (PM-IRRAS)
  • Determining optimal coating density by looking at the orientation of amphiphilic molecules present (SPOT)
  • Visualizing the nanoparticle layer to determine its homogeneity and thickness (BAM)

Why to use KSV NIMA ISR, PM-IRRAS or SPOT in nanoparticle deposition?

  • Allow the in-depth determination of nanoparticle layer homogeneity and properties prior to the deposition will save precious measurement time by being able to optimize the measurement parameters quicker.
  • Post-deposition characterization will show the coating quality by measuring e.g. thickness or chemical structure.
  • Wide understanding of the behavior of your particles and films will open new possibilities in highly advanced material research.

For a full description, please visit our product page.