Handling Benutzerfreundlichkeit Geraeteentwicklung
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Not only do we offer our customers all of the latest equipment for microstructure-based development of optical materials and technologies, but we also have the necessary human resources available to use our outstanding fleet of equipment. Based on the maxim that justifying our customers’ trust is our highest goal, dedicated employees will address your questions using excellent initial research. They use the following resources:

Preparation techniques

Ceramographic preparation

Laser and ion beam-based techniques for creating micrographs and target compounds

Cryo-ultramicrotomy, rotation microtomy

Focused ion beam processing for the target compound

Electron microscopy


Environmental SEM (ESEM) for in-situ studies

TEM/STEM (200 kV) with EDX, NBD

TEM/STEM (80-300 kV) with cs corrector, large spatial angle EDX, EELS, NBD

Surface analytics

Atomic force microscopy (AFM)

Photoelectron, UV and Auger electron spectroscopy (XPS/UPS, AES)

Time of flight – secondary ion mass spectrometry (TOF-SIMS)

X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy (XRF)

Structure determination and spectrometry

Dynamic differential calorimetry (DSC)

X-ray diffractrometry (XRD), X-ray tomography and X-ray microscopy (XCT & XRM)

UV/VIS, fluorescence and FTIR spectroscopy