The GeminiSEM 450 delivers high-resolution and an optical system that obtains the best analytical results, especially at low voltages. High-throughput EBSD analysis and low-voltage EDS deliver excellent results due to ZEISS Gemini 450’s ability to precisely and independently control spot size and beam current. With the new design, it is possible to always work under optimized conditions, as the user can switch between imaging and analytical modes at the touch of a button.
Carl Zeiss AG
Vision Engineering announced the EVO Cam ll, with major enhancements including the system’s ability to offer up to 300× optical magnification, 12× digital zoom, customizable overlays to aid inspection, and up to 10 pre-set settings for reduced set-up time. A newly designed user interface allows for ease of use and more control over the camera settings. The EVO Cam ll comes equipped with dimensioning capabilities using a grid overlay in the x and y axis.
Vision Engineering Inc
Manufacturers using additive manufacturing processes can now use the high-resolution imaging and elemental analysis capabilities of scanning electron microscopy to characterize powders that are the raw materials for many of their processes. The new Thermo Scientific Explorer 4 Additive is the first commercially released SEM specifically designed to measure particle size, shape, and composition in AM metal powders, and to inspect finished parts to assure quality.
To meet the needs of specific research applications and to deliver additional savings to the customer, Olympus introduced the IXplore inverted imaging platform. These microscopy solutions provide a significant price advantage over standard discounts and are designed by application to fast-track research and results. The IXplore Standard offers high-quality fluorescence imaging. The IXplore Pro Fully provides automated multidimensional observation. The IXplore Live offers environmental control leading to optimal conditions for precise live cell imaging.
JEOL introduced the latest technology for cutting-edge research in development of new materials. The JEOL Monochromated ARM200F offers ultrahigh energy resolution EELS analysis of materials at the atomic scale, made possible by the development of a unique Spot-in-Spot-out double Wein filter monochromator. The double Wein filter maintains spot size of the beam and the lattice resolution in STEM by producing an achromatic and stigmatic focus at the exit plane, resulting in a round probe on the specimen plane.
WITec has launched the alpha300 Ri inverted Raman microscope. It combines the advantages of data acquisition from below with the established merits of 3D confocal Raman imaging, a powerful and versatile technique that can chemically characterize samples nondestructively and without labeling or other specialized preparation. The speed, sensitivity, and resolution of the WITec alpha300 series are now available from a new angle. Research applications in the fields of life sciences will benefit from the new setup.
The ZEISS Xradia Context microCT is a large field-of-view, non-destructive 3D X-ray microcomputed tomography system. Further, the instrument is a tomographic imaging solution for a variety of 3D characterization and inspection needs, from research applications in materials and life sciences to industrial use in product development or natural resource exploration. Users easily adjust the system to image large intact samples to reveal interior details in their full 3D context.
Carl Zeiss AG
JEOL’s new IT200 series of scanning electron microscopes are compact, versatile SEMs that deliver high-resolution imaging with unsurpassed low-kV performance and powerful software functionality, including “Zeromag” seamless transition from optical to SEM image, automated image montaging, report generation, and integrated image and analysis data management. The analytical models include JEOL’s fully embedded EDS system, which provides “Live Analysis” real-time EDS spectra during image observation.
Leica Microsystems announces the SP8 FALCON, the world’s first truly integrated lifetime contrast microscope. This lifetime information lets researchers monitor interactions between proteins in living cells as well as providing extra contrast to clearly separate a multitude of fluorophores. For the first time fundamental players in cancer research, metabolomics, and cell signaling can be tracked, as fast as the speed of life.
Leica Microsystems GmbH
The Thermo Scientific Verios G4 extreme high-resolution (XHR) scanning electron microscope delivers the capability and flexibility needed to determine root cause defects, yield losses, and process and product failures. The Verios G4 is an SEM-only solution derived from our widely successful Helios family of DualBeam (focused ion beam/SEM) instruments. It offers industry-leading performance across a wide range of conditions, especially at the low voltages required for beam-sensitive materials used in advanced processes.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Camera manufacturer Basler brings to market its first camera series specifically designed for medical and life sciences. The Basler MED ace series offers powerful CMOS sensor technology with up to 164 fps and 20 MP. Unique MED feature sets address the market’s imaging challenges. Basler’s new DIN EN ISO 13485:2016 certification offers customers several benefits through an effective quality management system with clearly defined standards.
The MICROTEC range of microscopes and accessories is a relatively new name to the British market. Based on high manufacturing quality, excellent imaging capability, and reliability, the company has rapidly become one of the leading UK suppliers of light microscopes and accessories. The MICROTEC range now covers a wide variety of the needs in the life sciences and material sciences and provides excellent performance at economical prices.
TEC Microscopes LTD
Navitar, Inc. announced the launch of a lens and camera coupling program offering customers a seamlessly integrated imaging system with uncompromised image quality. Navitar has taken their flagship high-resolution imaging lenses, the Resolv4K, 12X Zoom, and Zoom 6000, and matched them with their Pixelink CMOS industrial cameras, creating a fully integrated, optimized imaging solution. Systems can be built as motorized or fixed configurations with multiple sensor formats to choose from.
Bruker announced the release of its new Contour LS-K 3D optical profiler with LightSpeed™ focus variation technology. This technique uses optimized focusing with advanced algorithms to construct 3D surface maps at speeds impossible to achieve with other methods. The Contour LS-K uniquely enables both easy-to-acquire, high-resolution images and reliable metrology data. The system rapidly captures surface data with market-leading field of view at vertical scanning speeds up to 5 millimeters per second.
Bruker Nano Surfaces
TAGARNO offers a new perspective on seed and grain analysis with a wide range of profitable benefits to the user, provided by user-friendly digital solutions such as its new digital microscope TREND. The magnification capabilities, updatable interface, and the fact that the images can be easily saved and shared make the digital microscope a very attractive solution for a wide range of agriculture industries.
Many cryogenic experiments are becoming increasingly complex. Frequently, multiple-axes nanopositioning systems are used in these setups. The increased weight, however, leads to lower resonance frequencies of the configuration and hence increased sensitivity to external vibrations. The new, ultra-stable ANPx312 piezo stage offers enhanced stiffness of up to 300% compared to similar cryogenic positioners, leading to an unmatched resonance frequency of 4 kHz, and it is compatible with other positioners offering up to 6 movement axes.
attocube systems AG