MountainsMap® Example Applications

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Fire retardants environmental impact – nanoparticle emissions

AFM (atomic force microscope) + MountainsMap® SPM software

Input Data

  • Topography (x, y, z) surface impacted by nanoparticles produced during the combustion of nano-charged polymers.
  • Results

  • 3D view of surface topography showing particle impacts.
  • Nanoparticle size analysis.
  • Volume and thickness of vertical slices on the impacted surface.
  • Mountains® tools used

  • 3D view of surface topography.
  • Volume of material/void in three vertical surface slices, thickness of each slice.
  • Grains & Particles module.

  • Images courtesy of LNE (French National Metrology Institute)

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    Surface Newsletter November 2008

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    3D Optical

    3D Optical Profilers

    3D Scanning

    3D Scanning Profilometers


    AFM (atomic force microscope)


    SEM (scanning electron microscope)


    Hyperspectal microscopes


    2D Profilometers

    Correlative Studies

    3D Optical Profiler + SEM (scanning electron microscope)

    AFM-IR (atomic force microscope with tunable pulsed infrared source)

    STM (scanning tunneling microscope) + SEM (scanning electron microscope)

    AFM (atomic force microscope) + SEM (scanning electron microscope)

    AFM (atomic force microscope) + fluorescence microscope

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