• Material Characterization


Francelab is offering through its worldwide partners a wide range of high technology instruments for Research and Development and Quality Control laboratories in the field of Ceramics, Composites, Electronics & Semiconductors, Geology & Mineralogy, Polymers, Nanotechnology, Metal, Rubber, Textile and Thin Films.

XploRA nano

XploRa Nano is a fully integrated compact AFM-Raman system. It combines high performance with ease-of-use, speed and reliability.
Combiscope XploRA is a fully integrated compact AFM - Raman System dedicated to transparent samples (sensors, biophysics, biochemistry, etc).

  • Raman excitation lines from blue (473 nm) to NIR (785 nm)
  • High spectral resolution


  • Fully automated operation, start measuring within minutes not hours!
  • Compatible with red and NIR Raman excitation lines thanks to 1.3 µm AFM laser diode
  • Top and side* R-AFM optical coupling with high NA (up to 100X, 0.7 NA)
  • Co-localized AFM-Raman image with optimized illumination spot size from the top
  • TERS-ready label free chemical nanoimaging from top/side
  • Fast TERS mapping with SWIFTTM
  • Integrated software platform
  • HORIBA Scientific TERS tips (10 years experience with LPCIM)