|Acquired by||Agilent Technologies|
MTS Nano Instruments, Inc. develops and supplies equipment and software to determine the mechanical behavior of nano-scale materials and structures. Its products include nano-indentation systems, nanomechanical testing systems, and quantitative imaging systems. The companyâ€™s products also include TestWorks Professional, a nanomechanical testing software; TestWorks Explorer, which enables users to define control channels, as well as design test methods; TestWorks 3D that automates scanning processes; Virtual Indenter, an analysis tool, which enables users to setup, execute, and analyze finite-element simulations of the indentation experiments; and Analyst, a data analysis assistant. In addition, it offers contract and educational services. The companyâ€™s products are used for verifying the structural integrity of semiconductor devices, coatings, and thin films. It serves academic and industrial researchers involved in the areas of materials sciences, semiconductor, and life sciences. MTS Nano Instruments, Inc. was formerly known as Nano Instruments, Inc. The company was incorporated in 1983 and is based in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. As of June 27, 2008, MTS Nano Instruments, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Agilent Technologies, Inc.