Euro AFM ForumAFM training seminar

Overview & Features

Share cutting-edge AFM research, increase your understanding of AFM technology, and learn from other scientists that have successfully used AFM for innovative solutions in their research. 

The conference is recommended for both experienced AFM users as well as for scientists who wish to learn more about how AFM can be used in their research.




Invited Guest Speakers

Asylum Research invites some of the best AFM users in academia and industry to come speak at the Euro AFM Forum. Please check back, or sign up for our email notification to see who will be presenting in 2018!

If you would like to be considered for one of our Invited Guest Speaker opportunities, please contact


Call for Abstracts

We're interested in what you are doing in the field! Although it's still a little early, please feel free to contact any time with ideas of what you may like to present in our 2018 Euro AFM Forum. If you would rather wait, an official uploads form will be available closer to the event.


Image Contest

This is your chance to express yourself and show your stuff! To the delight of our guests, we have Image contests at every Euro AFM Forum event.


Instrument Demonstrations, Equipment Lab

Expert AFM scientists instruct small groups of people on a variety of AFM topics. The demonstrations are conducted using Asylum Research MFP-3D™ and Cypher™ AFMs. 

Topics covered in 2016

  • High resolution and fast scanning AFM
  • Cells/ cell mechanics/ force measurements
  • Nanomechanics techniques
  • Electrical characterization
  • Piezoresponse Force Microscopy

*Please note session topics may be changed or added.


Registration Fees & Information

We keep registration fees to a minimum so that even graduate students on a budget won't need to apply for a grant in order to attend. Please check back for 2018 fees and information or sign up for our email notification.



If you have the lab and expertise and wish to be considered for the next Euro AFM Forum venue, please contact



Organizers and Contacts

Christian Wichmann
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research
Borsigstrasse 15a, 65205 
Wiesbaden, Germany
+49 6122 937 0 – voice
+49 6122 937 190 – fax


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