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Automated Actuator with Nanoscale Precision from PI Features Closed-Loop Force and Position Control

Automated Actuator with Nanoscale Precision from PI Features Closed-Loop Force and Position Control

Precision motion control systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently released a new series of actuators based on PIMag™ non-contacting voice-coil linear motor technology to ensure greater dynamics and positioning accuracy. [More]
Study Analyzes North American Market for Optical Microscopes

Study Analyzes North American Market for Optical Microscopes

The inverted microscope, one of the types of optical microscopes, accounted for the largest market share of 35.0% in 2014 followed by stereo microscope in North America. The inverted microscope is used in research, clinical, and industrial applications. It is designed for live cell observation, epi-fluorescence and video microscopy, and in-vitro fertilization. [More]
Prior Introduces Lumen 300-LED Illumination Source for Fluorescence Microscopy

Prior Introduces Lumen 300-LED Illumination Source for Fluorescence Microscopy

Prior Scientific offers a range of highly reliable, high performance LED illumination sources for brightfield and fluorescence microscopy. [More]
Inexpensive Polymer Lens Transforms Smartphone Camera into a Microscope

Inexpensive Polymer Lens Transforms Smartphone Camera into a Microscope

Researchers at the University of Houston have created an optical lens that can be placed on an inexpensive smartphone to magnify images by a magnitude of 120, all for just 3 cents a lens. [More]
Europe Optical Microscopy Market Estimated to Register 3.7% CAGR During 2014 - 2019

Europe Optical Microscopy Market Estimated to Register 3.7% CAGR During 2014 - 2019

The objective of this report is to identify various applications, types, and usage patterns of optical microscopes across industries and to analyze the complete ecosystem of the optical microscopy market in Europe. The Europe optical microscopy market is estimated to register a CAGR of 3.7% during the forecast period. The growth of Europe optical microscopy market is driven by its increasing adaption in life sciences and material sciences application market. The inverted microscope and stereo microscope types are estimated to be the highest revenue generators and lead the market among all types of optical microscopes. [More]
New Protocols for Optical Sectioning-3D Reconstruction Using Compound Fluorescence Light Microscope

New Protocols for Optical Sectioning-3D Reconstruction Using Compound Fluorescence Light Microscope

Scientists require high-resolution imaging of plant cells to study everything from fungal infections to reproduction in maize. These images are captured with scanning electron microscopy (SEM), where an electron microscope focuses beams of electrons to increase magnification of objects. SEM is a common technique for all fields of science. [More]
New Report on the Global Market for Electron Microscopes

New Report on the Global Market for Electron Microscopes

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The Global Market for Electron Microscopes to 2025" report to their offering. [More]
Novel Device Turns Smartphones into DNA-Scanning Fluorescent Microscopes

Novel Device Turns Smartphones into DNA-Scanning Fluorescent Microscopes

If you thought scanning one of those strange, square QR codes with your phone was somewhat advanced, hold on to your seat. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have recently developed a device that can turn any smartphone into a DNA-scanning fluorescent microscope. [More]
Revolutionary Microscopic Tool to Instantly Identify Single Virus Particle or Protein

Revolutionary Microscopic Tool to Instantly Identify Single Virus Particle or Protein

A microscopic tool, more than 1000 times thinner than the width of a single human hair, uses vibrations to simultaneously reveal the mass and the shape of a single molecule - a feat which has not been possible until now. [More]
FEI Installs Four Advanced Microscopes in Science & Engineering Facility at George Washington University

FEI Installs Four Advanced Microscopes in Science & Engineering Facility at George Washington University

FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) and the George Washington University (GW) are pleased to announce that they are partnering to install several new high-performance microscopes at GW’s Science and Engineering Hall. [More]
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