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Leica Microsystems Launches High Pressure Freezer with Integrated Light Stimulation for “Flash-and-Freeze” Experiments

Markus Lusser is New President of Leica Microsystems


Wetzlar, Germany. Markus Lusser is the new President and Director of Leica Microsystems, headquartered in Wetzlar, Germany. This appointment became effective July 1, 2015. He succeeds Andries Peter Jan van den Broek who has left the company.

Allrounder Color Camera for Industrial and Life Science Microscopy


Leica DMC4500 with 5-Megapixel CCD Sensor and USB 3.0 Interface

New Fully Coded, Semi-Automated Polarization Microscope


Leica DM4 P for Convenient Investigation of Crystalline Structures

New Automated Upright Microscopes for Materials Science and Analysis


Leica DM4 M and Leica DM6 M for Consistent Imaging Conditions and Reliable Results

New Laser Microdissection Microscope Series with LED for Transmitted Light


Leica LMD6 and Leica LMD7 Succeed Leica LMD6500 and Leica LMD7000

New Upright Microscopes for Life Science Research and Clinical Applications


Leica DM4 B and Leica DM6 B with LED Illumination and 19 mm Field of View for Simple, Fast, and Flexible Microscopy

Brilliant Transmitted Light Imaging Due to Powerful Ultra-bright LEDs


Leica Microsystems Introduces the Leica DM2500 LED Microscope for Clinical Laboratories and Research Applications

LED Illumination: Technology, Benefits, Useful Information


Light emitting diodes, or LEDs for short, are found in all sorts of applications.

Vienna Plant Certified for DIN EN ISO 14001


Electron Microscopy Sample Preparation Business Proves Environmental Commitment

About Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems develops and manufactures microscopes and scientific instruments for the analysis of microstructures and nanostructures. Ever since the company started as a family business in the nineteenth century, its instruments have been widely recognized for their optical precision and innovative technology. It is one of the market leaders in compound and stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy with related imaging systems, electron microscopy sample preparation, and surgical microscopes.

Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.

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