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Top articles from Edition 22 (11/15)

Superconductivity – New temperature record achieved

It smells of rotten eggs but still fasci­nates physicists around the world ... hydrogen sulfide H2S. Normally, hy­­dro­gen sulfide is a poisonous and...

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Opto-Alignment laser alignment systems – Easy optical measurements of precision optics

We now offer a laser alignment and assembly station (LAS) that allows a sub-micron determination of lens centration and tilt.

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Themes in this issue

About us

Introducing: Dr. Sebastian Schaile

For about a year now, I have been working as physicist for the Quantum Design European Service Center at LOT-QuantumDesign in Darmstadt.

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Agile Temperature Stage – No drift from 4 K to 350 K

Does your low temperature application require precise positioning and thermal stability?

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Cryostation C2 – Low-vibration measurements at low temperatures

Cryostation C2 is the perfect tool for low-temperature measurements of vibration-sensitive quantum systems.

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FTIR-spectroscopy at low temperatures: Cool samples – most accurate measurements

The lower the sample temperature, the sharper the absorption bands.

This holds true for many spectroscopic applications.

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Electron microscopy

Watching carbon layer growth at elevated temperatures in real time

More and more, the so-called “bottom-up” me­thod is used in the manufacturing of electronic and optical components. This means, functional materials...

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New iKon-XL CCD-camera with up to 110 million pixels

Andor Technology have launched a new series of low-noise, deep-cooled CCD-cameras: iKon-XL.

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Light & lasers

Cost-effective, fully calibrated, turn-key CCD-based spectroradiometer

The ILT950 NIST-traceable calibrated spectroradiometer combines high performance, accuracy and ease of use in a rugged, compact portable design.

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Materials science

Application note: Size distribution analysis of influenza virus particles using the CPS disc centrifuge

By Michael M. Pieler and Michael Wolff, Otto-von-Gue­ricke-Universi­tät, Mag­de­burg

Large efforts are being undertaken to optimize current...

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European PPMS DynaCool workshops – A great success

In June of this year we successfully held our established PPMS DynaCool workshops.

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Happy 100th! PPMS DynaCool

We are happy to say that Quantum Design have delivered the 100th PPMS DynaCool this year. An unbelievable success!

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MicroWriter - laser lithography system

MicroWriter is a flexible photolithography machine designed for rapid prototyping and small-volume manufacturing in R&D laboratories and small clean...

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Nano impact testing – The quick way to analyze erosion behavior of thermal barrier coatings

Originally developed for material im­pact strength testing on the nano scale, this innovative measurement method is now mainly used in the...

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New AC-susceptometer – Välkommen DynoMag!

The compact system is easy to use. It features a wide frequency range, outstanding sensitivity and can be used for measurements on solid, liquid or...

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Sophisticated UV filters – our “high potentials”

We offer highly transmissive, powerful UV filters with long-term stability.

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Tunable VariSpec filter covers a variety of spectral ranges

Are you looking for information on our tunable imaging filter VariSpec for a great number of spectral ranges?

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Zygo – Verifire XL Fizeau-Interferometer for large flat surfaces

The Verifire XL interferometer is a stand-alone workstation designed for simplistic and reliable metrology of large flat surfaces up to twelve inches...

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Discrimination of urinary infections using hyperspectral analysis

Because of their widespread diffusion and impact on human health, early identification of pathogens responsible for urinary tract infections (UTI) is...

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NMR relaxometry – Easy determination of oil and fat contents in foodstuffs

Have you ever wondered how the fat content of potato chips, chocolate and cheese can be determined? A wide-spread method is the so-called Soxhlet...

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Temperature controller for Woollam ellipsometer

In the era of thin film technology, material and film properties have to be seen as temperature-dependent. Especially, since many materials show...

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