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Confocal Knowledge at a Glance: App on Confocal Microscopy Available for iPad


Mannheim, Germany. Leica Microsystems launched the “Confocal” iPad app, which introduces researchers and students of the life sciences to confocal methods and technologies, and provides a bandwidth of articles that ranges from basic knowledge to...

R&D 100 Award for Leica Microsystems’ STED Microscope


Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X Among the 100 Most Innovative Technologies

Leica LMD software V7.5.1 release (World****Champion edition)


World Champions are made in Germany. The Leica LMD System and its software is made in Germany too. This is not by chance: Both, the German football team and the Leica LMD team work every day to improve. Without continuous improvement there is no...

Leica Microsystems Brazil Scores With Laser Microdissection Workshop


Right in time for soccer world championship preparation in Brazil, Leica Microsystems scores with a laser microdissection (LMD) workshop in Piracicaba, Brazil.

Stereo Microscope Objective for Imaging Specimens in Aqueous Solution


Leica Planapo 2.0x CORR Objective Compensates Different Refractive Indices

Image Analysis, Environmental Control and Experiment Handling via Mobile Devices for Life Science Research


Leica Microsystems Releases Leica Application Suite Advanced Fluorescence (LAS AF) 4.0

Leica Microsystems Strengthens Market Presence in Turkey


Distributors Mikro-Optik Tıbbi Malzeme Ithalat Ihracat ve Ticaret Limited Şirketi and Gantenbein Ticaret Mürsel Gelincik ve Ortağı Adi Komandit Şirketi Have Been Acquired

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New edition of Wiley’s “Essential Knowledge Briefing” available. Within the renowned Essential Knowledge Briefing series by Wiley Leica Microsystems has published a new edition on Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy (CLEM). The article which is...

Leica Microsystems and Med X Change Inc. Launch EvolutionHD™ Full HD 1080p 2D Recording for Select Surgical Microscopes


Presentation of the System at the ASCRS Annual Meeting in Boston

Webinar on Innovative Sample Preparation Method of Heterogeneous Materials for EM Observation on May 27


Scientists Show Their Results in Artifact-Free Diamond / Al Composite Surface

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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