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Press Releases

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Leica Microsystems to Acquire OCT Company Bioptigen


Integration of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Opens up New Avenues for Ophthalmology and Life Science Research

Digital Light Sheet Module for Leica TCS SP8 Confocal Platform


The Leica TCS SP8 DLS Will be Presented at ELMI 2015 Meeting in Sitges, Spain.

Mannheim, Germany. Leica Microsystems launches the Leica TCS SP8 DLS, a digital light sheet microscope, which is fully integrated into the Leica TCS SP8 confocal...

Digital Classroom: Leica Microsystems Launches Wi-Fi Capability for Educational Microscopy in Universities and Colleges


Image Delivery to Multiple Student Devices Increases Learning Time

Leica Microsystems Launches Digital Microscope Leica DVM6


Facilitating Precise, Repeatable Imaging, Measurement, and Analysis

Leica Microsystems Combines Advantages of Cryo Fixation, Fluorescence Light Microscopy and Electron Microscopy in One System


Leica EM Cryo CLEM Features the World’s First Cryo CLEM Objective

Leica Microsystems Launches Inverted Microscope for Industrial Applications


Versatility, Upgradability, and Faster Workflow with the Leica DMi8 Platform

Leica DFC7000 T Multi-Purpose Camera for Brightfield and Fluorescence Microscopy


Two Acquisition Modalities in One CCD Color Sensor Save Time

Leica Microsystems Previews Light Sheet Module for Confocal Microscope for Gentle and Fast Live Imaging


Technology Preview at ASCB annual meeting

The Scientist Top 10 Innovations Award for Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X


Leica Microsystems’ STED Super-Resolution Microscope Again Awarded for its Innovative Technology

Microscopy in Outer Space with Leica Microsystems’ Inverted Research Microscope Leica DMI6000 B


Astronaut Koichi Wakata Carried Out Live Cell Experiments at the International Space Station ISS

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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