Test and measurement

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


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New Lake Shore Model 372 firmware for enhanced low temperature measurements

Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc. 22 May 2015

More frequencies, sensor calibration curve interpolation added to AC resistance bridge/controller


Custom solutions from Nanosurf download

Nanosurf AG 19 May 2015

Systems tailored to your needs

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Park Systems Introduces Park NX-Hivac, a High Vacuum SSRM AFM System for Optimal Results in Semiconductor Manufacturing Failure Analysis

Park Systems 15 May 2015

Our commitment to superior products that enhance the customer’s performance led to the development of NX-Hivac, which was designed in collaboration with a major semiconductor IC producer. —Keibock Lee, Park Systems President

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Park Systems Awarded the New Economy Magazine “Best Analytic Instrumentation Company 2014”

Park Systems 15 May 2015

“SmartScan fully automatizes AFM imaging making it very easy for anyone to take an image of a sample at nanoscale resolution and clarity comparable to one taken by an expert,” comments Dr. Sang-il Park, CEO and founder of Park Systems.

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Physics World May 2015

IOP Publishing 7 May 2015

Digital issue now live


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


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.


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Current Ratings for In-Vacuum Cables

Allectra Ltd. 13 May 2015

What the maximum current rating for in-vacuum cables is, is not an easy question to answer.

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Time Dependant Spectroscopy of Microscopic Samples

CRAIC Technologies, Inc. 7 May 2015

CRAIC TimePro™ software is used with CRAIC Technologies microspectrometers to measure the kinetic UV-visible-NIR, Raman and fluorescence spectra of microscopic sample areas.


Optical Diode from Leysop Ltd

Leysop Ltd. 6 May 2015

A well-known problem with standing wave laser resonators is the effect of spatial hole burning where the standing waves cause localized saturation of the gain and the laser medium in not used uniformly. This can lead to a loss of efficiency as well as instability.


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.

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