New Physical Review Materials paper on intrinsic in-plane magnetization at room temperature using Qnami QuantileverMX probes

We are thrilled to share outstanding newly published research enabled by our Qnami QuantileverMX probes.  

On March 24th, 2021, the team led by Professor Vincent Jacques published an article in Physical Review Materials identifying the only van der Waals material known to date where magnetic order occurs in few atomic layers even at room temperature using Qnami QuantileverMX probes. 

Source of image: Phys. Rev. Materials 5, 034008 – Published 24 March 2021

Implications of these excellent results range from shedding lights on exotic magnetic phase transitions in bidimensional magnetic systems, to the design of potential spintronic devices based on van der Waals magnets. 

Prof. Jacques’ results were made possible only by using NV Magnetometry techniques where non-invasive magnetic microscopy is combined with the high sensitivity and high spatial resolution of atomic size quantum sensors as Qnami QuantileverMX probes. Learn more about them on our dedicated Application page.  

Quantilever MX
Qnami Quantilever MX – Single NV diamond probe

Qnami QuantileverTMMX are diamond probes with a single-spin NV center for imaging of magnetic fields.  We designed this series for magnetic imaging with nanoscale resolution. With a single NV spin at the apex of the tip, Quantilever MX probes scan surfaces with extreme precision and allow non-perturbative analysis of a large variety of magnetic materials. Combine it with the Qnami ProteusQ for the best possible result. 

Are you interested in the Qnami ProteusQ microscope or QuantileverMX tips for your own lab? Do you have questions about applications for your own research? Contact our Technical Sales Manager, Dr. Joerg Lenz ( Or reach out to your local branch of our exclusive global distributor Horiba Scientific.

About Qnami: Qnami is a VC-backed high-tech company with its roots at the Physics Department of the University of Basel in Switzerland. It develops fundamental new technology using quantum mechanics. The control of the state of a single electron enables measurement with a precision that could never be achieved before. The technique is called quantum sensing and Qnami is enthusiastically developing it to improve people’s lives and the world. Extensive academic research and deep knowledge build the ground for all that Qnami does. With this technology, Qnami is redefining the common understanding of precision. Qnami offers an open team culture of mutual respect and intercultural understanding which is both business and scientific minded. Qnami attracts young, multicultural, open and skilled team members, who have a deep passion for the work. 

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