May 31, 2017

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April 5, 2017

ローマカトリック大学では、JPKのNanoWizard® AFM と CellHesion®システムを使用し、細胞の機械的刺激に対する検知と応答について研究しています。

March 7, 2017


February 8, 2017

ISMO - オルセー分子科学研究所、分子科学グループによるSTMを応用した表面プラズモン研究についてご報告いたします。

December 14, 2016

JPKは「光ピンセット-AFM Combi-System」を発表いたしました‐光ピンセットと原子間力顕微鏡の世界初の複合システムです。



ACCIS 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


OT-AFM Combi-System

Powerful Optical Tweezers & AFM Combination for force measurements in 2D and 3D from 500fN to 10nN


ローマカトリック大学では、JPKのNanoWizard® AFM と CellHesion®システムを使用し、細胞の機械的刺激に対する検知と応答について研究しています。

Dr Gabriele Ciasca and Professor Massimiliano Papi are members of the research team of Professor Marco De Spirito in the Institute of Physics at the Catholic University of Rome, Italy. One of the main goals of their group is the investigation of how cells sense and respond to physical and mechanical stimuli.


The research of the SPM group of Prof. Jamie Hobbs is based around instrument development for scanning probe microscopy for the study of soft matter and biological systems at the molecular scale. As well as applying existing methods and instrumentation, the group have the added challenge to develop new equipment and protocols to allow the study of different samples at higher magnifications applying new detection systems.

ISMO - オルセー分子科学研究所、分子科学グループによるSTMを応用した表面プラズモン研究についてご報告いたします。

Dr Elizabeth Boer-Duchemin leads the Molecular Nanoscience Group at ISMO. One of the research goals of the group is to work towards circuits and devices in which surface plasmons (not electrons or photons) are used to transfer and manipulate information.

INSERMがん研究センターのModestiグループでは、JPKのNanoTracker™ 2 光ピンセットシステムを使って、DNA分子の個別マニピュレーション実験を行っています。

The research team lead by Dr Mauro Modesti at the Centre for Cancer Research, Marseilles (CRCM), focuses on the study and understanding of the molecular mechanisms that assure DNA repair and the maintain of genome integrity in human cells.

ケンブリッジ大学 Franzeグループでは、中枢神経系の発生と再生の解明にJPKのNanoWizard® AFM と CellHesion® が使用されています。

Dr Kristian Franze is a lecturer in the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge. His major goal is to understand when, where and how mechanical signals, such as forces and local tissue stiffness, are involved in controlling cell development and function in the nervous system.

ポルトガル リズボン大学のiMMでは、JPKのNanoWizard® AFMを、患者の心血管疾患リスク評価に利用しています。

Dr Nuno C Santos leads the Biomembranes and Nanomedicine group at the Institute of Molecular Medicine at the University of Lisbon, Portugal. Driven by the fact that cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of mortality worldwide, accounting for about one third of all deaths and that biomarkers for assessing cardiovascular risk still have a limited applicability, there is much potential for research into new solutions. High levels of fibrinogen, a protein essential for the blood clotting process, have been identified as a potential risk factor for these diseases and it is this topic that the group has applied atomic force microscopy (AFM) to study.

南オーストラリア大学ではJPKのNanoWizard® AFM が、学際的な研究に使用されています。そのうちの一つに、スマートな創傷治癒や、植物が毒素からどのように自身の身を守っているかといったアプリケーションがあります。

Dr Gordon McPhee is head of production for NextCell Pty in Adelaide, Australia. Situated on the Mawson Lakes Campus, he is located next to the University of South Australia (UniSA), Australia’s leading university for interdisciplinary research, where he has access to their instrumentation as part of the group of Professor Nico Voelcker at the Future Industries Institute. Here, he uses JPK’s NanoWizard® AFM system in multiple programs.

韓国 POSTECH (浦項工科大学)の Supersensitive Molecular Layer 研究所では、医療診断の分野でJPKの NanoWizard® AFM と ForceRobot®システムが、使用されています。

Professor Joon Won Park is head of the Supersensitive Molecular Laboratory at Korea’s Pohang University of Science & Technology. His group’s research goal is to bring AFM into the field of medical diagnostics. It is their belief that AFM is the most sensitive tool for detecting various biomarkers without amplification or labelling. Reliability and speed have been past hurdles of AFM, but Professor Park’s team has demonstrated that the application of a finely controlled surface coating to AFM probes and substrates overcomes this barrier.

ポーランド クラクフ市のヤギェウォ大学のResearch Centre for Nanometer-scale Science & Advanced Materialsでは、細胞研究に、JPKのNanoWizard AFMシステムが使用されています。

Dr Marek Szymonski is a Professor at the Research Centre for Nanometer-Scale Science and Advanced Materials (NANOSAM) located at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. The aim of his research is to understand the signals that govern intracellular communication between hepatocytes and liver sinusoidal endothelial cells (LSECs) and between cardiomyocytes and cardiac microvascular endothelial cells (CMECs).

カイザースラウテルン大学では、バクテリアとマイクロストラクチャ構造の相互作用研究にNanoWizard AFMシステムが使用されています。

The Group uses the JPK NanoWizard® AFM to study the interaction of bacteria with microstructured surfaces. They look at micromilled titanium surfaces. They study the adhesion of single bacteria to the surface and investigate the elastic properties of the bacteria adhered to the surface (for example, as a function of pH). The goal of all these measurements is to find the best surface structure bacteria combination to produce a biofilm reactor.

英国 リヴァプール大学では、生体膜構造や、蛋白質のダイナミクス研究にJPKのNanoWizard® ULTRA Speed AFMが使用されています。

Dr Luning Liu leads a research group at the Institute of Integrative Biology at the University of Liverpool. Using interdisciplinary approaches, the Liu Lab aims to explore the molecular mechanism underlying the self-assembly, dynamics and regulation of biological membranes and macromolecular protein complexes.

芝浦工業大学機械工学科でのマイクロバブルの研究に、 JPKの光ピンセットシステム NanoTracker2が 使用されています。

Dr Yoko Yamanishi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan. She leads the Yamanishi Laboratory - the Micro-nano Functional Fluid Laboratory. The Laboratory’s goals aim to clarify unknown function of cells by using micro-nano technology based on mechanical, electrical and bio-medical engineering. It targets a contribution to the development of cellular scale medical treatment.

イリノイ大学アーバナ・シャンペーン校 Smart Interfaces in Environmental Nanotechnologyグループによる、 JPK NanoWizard® AFMの多様な応用についてご報告します。

Dr Rosa M Espinosa-Marzal is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana—Champaign. The goal of her research is to design innovative systems and improved materials that can solve environmental problems of our society by applying fundamentals of surface and colloidal science, materials chemistry, and nanotechnology.

Oxford University “Research Hotel” combines the JPK NanoWizard® AFM with a toolbox of microscopy techniques.

Dr Marco Fritzsche works in the Nano-Immunology group of Professor Christian Eggeling in the MRC Human Immunology Unit (HIU) at the WIMM. Their specialty areas include cell mechanics and the use of FRAP. They combine AFM with a toolbox of fluorescence microscopy techniques to investigate the mechanisms of actin cytoskeleton-mediated force generation during triggering of immune cells such as the activation of T-cells.

韓国化学技術研究所(KRICT)における、NanoWizard® AFM システムの多様な応用についてご報告いたします。

Established in 1976 for R&D of chemical technology in Korea, the Korean Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT) has helped drive the growth of the country’s chemical industry. The focus is on the development of world-class key technologies.

パリ・ディドゥロ大学、 NanoWizard® AFMと電気化学顕微鏡SECMを組み合わせたシステムによる、 ナノスケールの生体試料解析についてご報告いたします。

Drs Christophe Demaille and Agnès Anne from CNRS work in the Laboratoire d'Electrochimie Moléculaire at the Université Paris Diderot as Group Leaders of a research team aiming to probe electron transport and communication in nanometric biostructures. Their studies are performed at the single nano-object scale using combined atomic force (AFM)-Electrochemical (SECM) microscopy.

カリフォルニア大学バークレー校 Messersmithグループにおける、生物由来ポリマーの接着研究へのSPM応用についてご報告します。

Dr. Phillip Messersmith is the Class of 1941 Professor in the Departments of Bioengineering and Materials Science and Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley. His research group is interested in understanding structure-processing- property relationships of materials in biological systems, and in using this information to inform the design, synthesis and application of biologically inspired synthetic materials used in a variety of practical applications.

ベルギールーヴァン・カトリック大学Yves Dufrêneグループにおける走査型プローブ型顕微鏡を使用した、ナノスケール単分子技術による生細胞研究についてご報告いたします。

Dr Yves Dufrêne is a senior research fellow who is leading the Nanobio Team at UCL, Université catholique de Louvain. His research is at the cross-roads of nanotechnology and microbiology where the goal is to gain insight into the nanometer-scale surface architecture and molecular interactions of microbes.

エルサレム・ヘブライ大学におけるNanoWizard® 3 AFMの使用例についてご報告 します。

Dr Meital Reches is a senior lecturer in the Institute of Chemistry. The activities in her lab focus on developing new biomolecular self-assembled systems and the study of proteins and peptides interactions with surfaces. The NanoWizard® AFM is used to perform single molecule force spectroscopy measurements.

2015-03-18 | イリノイ工科大学、Schieber研究グループにおける光ピンセットによる測定につ いて報告します 。

The Schieber Research Group is led by Jay Schieber, Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology where he is also Director of the Center for Molecular Study of Condensed Soft Matter. Current research focuses on the kinetic theory of macromolecules to model the rheological, thermodynamic and thermal behaviour of polymeric fluids. These models are then used to predict the properties of advanced materials during and after processing.

クイーンズランド大学におけるAFMとCellHesion®モジュールを使用した 植物細胞の研究についてご報告いたします。

Dr Gleb Yakubov and his team from the Rheology & Biolubrication Laboratory in the School of Chemical Engineering at the University of Queensland study properties of plant cells, e.g. how mechanical stresses influence their growth and development.

トゥールーズ ITAVセンターにおけるNanoWizard AFM システムのアプリケー ショ ンについてご報告いたします。

Dr Childérick Severac manages the Bionanotechnologies Platform at ITAV (Institut des Technologies Avancées en science du Vivant) on the site of the new Oncopole campus dedicated to cancer research. His research focuses on the development of soft nanolithography techniques and to develop the concept of a new type of label-free biochip for the prognosis of breast cancer.

ブラウンシュヴァイク工科大学におけるJPK NanoWizard® AFM システムを使用 し たDNA特性とDNAナノ構造の研究についてご報告いたします。

Dr Philip Tinnefeld is Professor of Biophysical Chemistry at the Technische Universität Braunschweig where he runs a laboratory which specialises in the field of NanoBioScience. His group has pioneered the integration of DNA origami with optical single-molecule spectroscopy over the last few years.

ライデン大学における、ゲノムDNA構造研究での NanoTracker™光ピンセットシステムのご使用についてご報告いたします。

Dr Rosalie Driessen is a post-doctoral researcher in the Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, a part of the Leiden Institute of Chemistry at Leiden University. She is studying the organization and dynamics of bacterial chromatin having received her doctorate from the University for her thesis, “The architects of crenarchaeal chromatin.”


The research team of Junior Professor Dr Winfried Römer is located at the Centre for Biological Signalling Studies (BIOSS) at the University of Freiburg. Under the title of Synthetic Biology of Signalling Processes, the Römer team studies the interactions of human pathogens (bacteria, viruses) and pathogenic products (toxins) with various human cells by using a highly interdisciplinary research approach at the interface of biology, medicine, physics and chemistry.

スウォンジー大学におけるNanoWizard® AFMシステムを使用した ナノスケールでの材料の構造、化学、光学及び電気特性の研究について ご報告いたします。

Dr Peter Dunstan is an associate Professor in the Department of Physics at Swansea University and a member of the University’s Centre for Nanohealth. His research utilizes state of the art techniques and instrumentation to increase the fundamental understanding of the structural, chemical, optical and electronic properties of materials on the nanoscale, and by doing so advance the future application of those materials.

オーストラリア、モナシュ大学における NanoWizard® AFM システムを使用したフォース測定についてご報告いたします

Dr Rico Tabor leads the Soft Materials and Colloids Group in the School of Chemistry at Monash University. Research focuses on several areas. At a fundamental level, the group is interested in exploring the interactions that cause aggregation and assembly, in everything from nanoparticles, droplets and graphene to proteins and cells.

新潟大学におけるNanoWizard® 3、定量イメージング(QI™)モードの応用例につ いてご報告いたします

Professor Kawase from the Institute of Medicine and Dentistry at Niigata University uses QI™ mode and the NanoWizard® 3 AFM to determine the optimal stiffness or elasticity of cell scaffolding materials, and to demonstrate dynamic changes in cytoskeletal fiber formation in response to the mechanical property of scaffolds.

ウォーリック大学にて行われた、CellHesion® 200 システムを使用した分子と、細胞間レベルの相互作用実験に関してご報告します

Dr Paul Squires and Dr Claire Hills from the School of Life Sciences (SLS) at the University of Warwick have international expertise in cell biology, signalling and endocrinology. They are using the JPK CellHesion® 200 system to study cellular adhesion in the field of diabetes.

南京大学で生体高分子のダイナミクスの研究に ForceRobot® が使われています

Professor Yi Cao is a member of the Institute of Biophysics located in the Physics Department of Nanjing University. The main focus of his group is to study how force regulates the structures and conformational dynamics of biomacromolecules using AFM based single molecule force spectroscopy

ドイツミュンスター大学Institute of Physiology IIでの、がん細胞のアドヒ ジョン研究についてご報告します

Dr Florian T. Ludwig is a member of the team of Professor Albrecht Schwab and Dr Christian Stock. These researchers are interested in how ion transport across the plasma membrane affects tumor cell motility and, thus, metastasis. Together with Mike Wälte from the group of the Head of the Institute, Professor Hans Oberleithner and Dr Hermann Schillers, Dr. Ludwig applies the CellHesion® 200 to measure cell-cell adhesion forces in tumor cells.

ノルウェーNTNU Trondheimでの NanoTracker™ 光ピンセットの応用例をご報告し ます

Dr Marit Sletmoen is an associate professor in the Department of Physics. She specialises in the study of biological polymers, biophysics and medical technology and applies the NanoTracker™ Optical Tweezers system in the study of biomacromolecules.

ローザンヌ・EPFLのGiovanni Dietlerグループの NanoWizardAFMを使ったナノ ストラクチャーとナノサイズシステムの評価について ご報告します

Dr Giovanni Longo under the supervision of Professor Giovanni Dietler at the "Laboratory of the Physics of Living Matter"(LPMV) of EPFL uses the NanoWizard® 3 AFM system to study bacterial resistance to antibiotics and the growth of osteoblasts with a focus on their interactions with differently prepared substrates and to different gravity conditions.

モンペリエのCBSにおけるAFMと蛍光顕微鏡を用いたバイオメンブレンの構造と ダイナミクスの研究をご紹介します

Focusing on single molecule physics, Dr Pierre-Emmanuel Milhiet runs a team which applies AFM and advanced fluorescence microscopies (single molecule tracking and single-molecule localization microscopy or SMLM) in the study of both structure and dynamics of biological membranes.


Professor Shinji Deguchi leads a research group at Nagoya Institute of Technology (NITech). The Laboratory for Mechanobiology & Bioengineering has a multi-disciplinary approach to the growing field of Mechano-Biology. This brings together the areas of cell biology, bioengineering and biophysics.


Professor Takeshi Fukuma runs a research group in the Division of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Kanazawa University in Japan. The Fukuma Laboratory focuses on molecular-scale analysis and measurements of biological phenomena using atomic force microscopy, AFM.

Université de Paris-Sudにおける定量イメージング QI™を使った生きたバクテリアの研究についてご報告します

Dr Christian Marlière leads a research team to study the dynamics and properties (mechanical, electrical and electro-chemical) of living bacteria in purely controlled physiological conditions at nanometer scale: motility or adhesion processes of bacteria on solid substrates, biofilms formation, the influence of light on moving properties of cyanobacteria, effects of antibiotics on bacterial membranes and biofilm etc.


The research of the Yan Jie single molecule biophysics research group at NUS is based on highly sensitive single-molecule manipulation and imaging techniques. It also requires understanding mechanics of biopolymers.

インドIISER Pune におけるAFMとCellHesion®テクニックを使った単一細胞研究をご紹介します

The Nano-mechanics group develops and uses novel techniques to understand molecular processes and has recently developed new instrumentation in the fields of single molecule force spectroscopy and correlation spectroscopy.

ジェノヴァのIstituto Italiano di Tecnologiaナノフィジクスグループの研究を紹介します

The research of Professor Alberto Diaspro, Director of the Department of Nanophysics, includes the design, realization and utilization of optical and biophysical instrumentation such as far-field super resolution optical microscopy and nanoscopy, conventional and confocal microscopy, two-photon fluorescence microscopy and spectroscopy architecture, and scanning probe microscopy (STM, SNOM, AFM). This last area has led to collaborations with JPK Instruments.

デンマーク、オーフス大学の Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Centerで行われている AFMによる単一細胞フォーススペクトロスコピーの測定について報告します

The group of Dr Rikke Meyer works at the interface between microbiology and nanoscience in the quest to understand how bacteria form biofilms and how this may be prevented. AFM and optical microscopy are used to visualize bacterial cells and to study the interaction forces between cells and an abiotic substrate. AFM imaging and single-cell force spectroscopy are excellent tools to visualize detailed structures on the bacterial cell surface and to study how these contribute to cell adhesion to other substrates.

スペイン、サン・セバスティアンの CIC biomaGUNEでは、JPKのTip Assisted Optics を使い生体分子ハイドロゲルの解析を 行っています

JPK Instruments reports on the use of their Tip Assisted Optics module by Dr Ralf Richter at the CIC biomaGUNE, Biosurfaces Unit in San Sebastian, Spain. The current research work is centered on biomolecular hydrogels, a broad class of materials that are produced in the human body or by other bioorganisms.


JPK Instruments reports on the use of AFM systems in the group of Dr Bart Hoogenboom of the London Centre for Nanotechnology. Dr Hoogenboom’s laboratory collaborates with JPK to look at ways to push instrumentation to new limits of resolution and imaging.

カルガリー大学のMicroscopy & Imaging FacilityにおけるNanoWizardシステムの使用方法についてご報告しま す

JPK Instruments reports on the use of their NanoWizard systems in the Microscopy and Imaging Facility (MIF) at the University of Calgary. Single cell force spectroscopy at the MIF has now attracted high profile research with three NanoWizard® AFM systems from JPK, one of which is equipped with the CellHesion® module.

オーストラリア、ウーロンゴン大学 IPRI ・ ACESのDr Michael Higginsが行っている生物物理の研究についてご紹 介します

Dr Higgins’s main interest and research has focused on the application of AFM to study the nanoscale interactions of biological systems, including living cells, model lipid membranes, single ligand-receptor interactions, individual protein unfolding, fundamental surface-force interactions, as well as being involved in AFM instrument development.

JPKはDresden & Cambridge UniversitiesのDr Jochen Guckのグループの研究をご紹介します

JPK Instruments reports on the multi-faceted research projects of Dr Jochen Guck who runs simultaneous research at the Universities of Dresden and Cambridge.

カールスルーエ工業大学Dr Clemens Franzグループの最新の研究成果を報告します

Dr Clemens Franz leads a group of researchers at the DFG-Center for Functional Nanostructures at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology where he works on expanding the use of AFM for cell biological applications.


JPK Instruments reports on a keynote paper in Nano Letters where Dr Nikolai Severin and his co-workers from the group of Professor Jürgen Rabe have applied JPK’s NanoWizard® system to improve their understanding of the properties of graphene.

The Nanoscopy Group のDr Volker Deckert は、JPK プラットホームをTERS開発における光テクノロジー のために利用しています

JPK Instruments reports on the research and technique development activities of the Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) in Jena under the direction of Dr Volker Deckert. The Nanoscopy department utilizes instrumental methods in the development of molecular spectroscopic methods with the highest spatial resolution. Central to this program has been the use of tip-enhanced Raman scattering (TERS).

Chemnitz University of Technology はポリマーと生体材料の解析のためにNanoWizard AFMを選択しました

JPK Instruments is pleased to report on the research work from the Chemical Physics group of Professor Robert Magerle of the Chemnitz University of Technology. The Chemical Physics Group is part of the Faculty of Natural Sciences. The main research topic is the study of the structure and properties of polymeric materials.

大量の単一分子フォーススペクトロスコピー測定を行うJPKのForceRobotがネブラスカ大学のYuri Lyubchenkosグループに導入されました

JPK Instruments reports on the work from the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department of the Medical School at the University of Nebraska. The Department have selected the JPK ForceRobot® 300 system to extend their studies applying atomic force microscopy, AFM, in the measurement of single molecule force spectroscopy.


The research of the Institute of Experimental Physics I is focused on soft condensed matter as bulk material, in interaction with surfaces and interfaces, and with single molecules. The systems under study cover a wealth like small tracer molecules, liquid crystals, polymers, polymer-networks, proteins, and even living biological cells. It is objective of the research of the Institute of Experimental Physics I to explore the physical basis of structure-property relationships in these systems.

Karlsruhe大学では、NanoWizard® AFMシリーズを光学システムと光学デバイス のナノスケール評価に活用しています

JPK Instruments reports on the work from the Light Technology Institute at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany where the JPK NanoWizard® family of AFMs provide the backbone for topographic and optical research activities.

Nottingham大学がバイオ医薬アプリケーション向けにJPK ForceRobot®を導入

JPK Instruments is pleased to report on the first work from the University of Nottingham who have chosen the ForceRobot® 300 system for their School of Pharmacy.

ミュンヘンのLudwig-Maximilians UniversityとボルツァーノのEuropean Academyに対し、NanoWizard® によるIcemanの解析結果を提供しました

JPK Instruments reports on the work of the Stark research group at LMU-Munich in cooperation with the EURAC Bolzano where a NanoWizard® AFM system has been used to reveal the nanostructure and mechanics of mummified type I collagen from the 5300-year-old Tyrolean Iceman.