SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2016 — Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Inc. has announced SurfRider Econo Board Probes for routine atomic force microscope (AFM) measurements. The budget-priced probes can be used by all AFM users and are available in eight different models covering resonance frequencies from 13 to 300 kHz. They come in Ptlr-coated and noncoated models. The SurfRider Econo Board Probes are ideal for all AFM brands, models and modes, including nanoelectrical and nanomechanical characterization modes. tapping mode, force modulation and contact mode.