List of standards
VERSION IS ONLY PRELIMINARY (TESTING PHASE)
This tabulated synopsis contains
currently available artefacts which may be used as standards and which
are suitable for the calibration of stylus or optical instruments and
SPMs. Standards are listed in an arbitrary order within the sections
without any ranking or preference.
This list does not imply recommendation or endorsement by
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, nor does it imply that the
listed standards are necessarily the best and/or only available for the
No claim is put forward to the completeness and correctness of the list
of manufacturers and products. If you know of further standards that
might be included or if you have discovered outdated or incorrect data,
PTB welcomes your feedback and appreciates any help to improve this
This list may give a first overview, but it cannot replace consultation
with the manufacturer or distributor.
For certified calibration, please contact PTB or any other National
Metrolgy Institute (NMI).
Please send any comments on this list to the NanoScale organizing
standards by measurement techniques
For images of the respective standard, please click on the number of
the standard (in the first column).
standards by their design
Please click on the number of the standard (in the first column) to
obtain information on the manufacturer or distributor. By clicking on
the "I" (for image) in the last column, a pdf-file will be opened with
an image of the respective standard.
You may download both lists as pdf-file.
by measurement techniques (56 kB) (.pdf)
their design (454 kB) (.pdf)
Additionally, we also provide all images
of the standards in one large pdf-file (4.2 MB).