Test and measurement

Components and systems found in many laboratories for measuring and analysing key scientific parameters



PI is the Strategic Partner for ZEISS: Bundled Expertise for the Highest Packing Densities

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 17 Apr 2015

Graphic or computer applications with high memory requirements, high-resolution digital camera systems, not to mention the need for very low power consumption require increasingly higher packing densities in semiconductor production.

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Powerful and Precise Micro Linear Actuator: T-NA Series

Zaber Technologies 13 Apr 2015

The T-NA Series linear actuator is Zaber’s most compact, precise, and robust actuator with built-in controllers, delivering high resolution positioning and high thrust. 

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New CCD-based VUV Absorbance Detector

McPherson 8 Apr 2015

New McPherson CCD-UV Absorbance Spectrophotometer extends capabilities to deep ultraviolet and at faster time scales

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New CMOS Linear Image Sensor

Hamamatsu Photonics 7 Apr 2015

Hamamatsu Photonics introduces a new CMOS linear image sensor designed specifically for spectrometry applications; the S10121 to S10124 series.

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Physics World April 2015

IOP Publishing 2 Apr 2015

Learning by doing…The power of practical science

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Small Spot Film Thickness, UV Microscopy and Raman Microspectroscopy of Large Scale Devices- The 20/30 XL™ from CRAIC Technologies

CRAIC Technologies, Inc. 2 Apr 2015

The 20/30 XL™ is designed to work with large scale samples, such as 300 mm wafers, to measure thin film thickness as well as the Raman spectra of microscopic sampling areas.


Introducing the HASSP-THz

Laser Quantum Ltd 1 Apr 2015

Laser Quantum present the new HASSP-THz, created to meet the demand in ultrafast time domain spectroscopy; a technique for monitoring sample activity on picosecond to nanosecond timescales.

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Circular Polarization Spectroscopy of Microscopic Samples

CRAIC Technologies, Inc. 17 Mar 2015

CRAIC Technologies announces the addition of circular polarization spectroscopy capabilities to CRAIC Technologies microspectrophotometers.

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Analytik announces the availability of Quantum Northwest’s Peltier-Controlled Cuvette Holders designed for interfacing with most standard spectrometers

Analytik Ltd. 17 Mar 2015

Cambridge, UK, 17th March 2015: Analytik, leading suppliers of innovative analytical instrumentation, announce the UK and Ireland availability of the Peltier-controlled cuvette holders and custom instrumentation from Quantum Northwest.

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Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum offers compact and versatile vacuum option for Food Industry

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum GmbH 6 Mar 2015

Energy Saving with Optimized Vacuum Solutions for Vacuum Baking and Freeze Drying


Quantum Technology Centre Launch

Lancaster University Quantum Technology Centre 20 May 2014

People with an interest in quantum technologies are invited to the launch of the first phase of the Quantum Technology Centre at Lancaster University.



Standa – turn your ideas into metal!

Standa Ltd. 16 Apr 2015

Company “STANDA” has been developing and producing vacuum compatible motorized stages and equipment for the past 15 years. Experience and knowledge in precision mechanics, vacuum compatible materials and components allows company to produce highly precise and reliable high or ultrahigh vacuum compatible mirror mounts, positioning stages, actuators and OEM systems.


Announcement of new incubate in the STFC CERN Business Incubation Centre

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) - Business and Innovations 9 Apr 2015

Interview from Oxford nanoSystems


Magnetic Linear Actuators for Automation

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 9 Apr 2015

The new PIMag™ V-273 linear actuators from PI (Physik Instrumente) come with voice coil drives that ensure even greater dynamics and precision for fast handling tasks and precision positioning in the micrometer range or for micromanipulation.


Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Presents “Piezoresponse Force Microscopy: From Theory to Advanced Applications”

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 7 Apr 2015

Two-part Webinar Series May 4 and May 6, 2015

In this month’s edition of Physics World… “Amazing” physics demos to keep practical science alive

IOP Publishing 1 Apr 2015

With school students in England bracing themselves for new-style GCSE science exams that are based entirely on written tests, Physics World has teamed up with Neil Downie to put together “five amazing physics demonstrations” that highlight the value and importance of keeping experimentation at the centre of the science classroom.

Physicists shed light on mysterious tongue condition

IOP Publishing 1 Apr 2015

Physicists from Israel have shed light on the intricate dynamics underpinning a mysterious tongue condition that has been puzzling the medical community for decades.

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Researchers honored with the 2015 WITec Paper Award for their outstanding scientific publications

WITec GmbH 26 Mar 2015

The winners of this year’s WITec Paper Awards have been announced. Research groups from Poland, Switzerland and Singapore won the Paper Awards in gold, silver and bronze, respectively.

Morphing wings help drones manage collisions

IOP Publishing 26 Mar 2015

Researchers in the US have taken inspiration from nature to create a robotic wing that can recover from mid-air collisions.

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Calibrating High-Accuracy Autocollimators with Linear Actuators

Zaber Technologies 20 Mar 2015

Zaber’s precision positioning devices are used in a wide range of customer applications. An example involves utilizing linear actuators for calibrating high-accuracy electronic autocollimators. 

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High and Low Vacuum Compatible Devices for Positioning Applications

Zaber Technologies 12 Mar 2015

Zaber’s line of vacuum compatible products includes motorized linear actuators, linear stages, and mirror mounts with built-in controllers.

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