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New Remote Monitoring Smart Solution


A new solution to help you enjoy (not) being in the lab. It enables remote monitoring of a freeze substitution program running on a Leica EM AFS2 unit.

Quality Assurance Software for Manufacturing


If you need to classify, characterize and measure particles or for example evaluate the contamination of cleaning fluids for micro mechanic and engine components, the Leica Cleanliness Expert is a system of your choice. It is a quality assurance...

New Vertical holder for Leica EM FC7 Cryochamber


Using these new tools results in a drastic reduction of trimming time prior to sectioning the sample in the Leica Ultramicrotome with the Cryo-chamber Leica EM FC7 or Leica EM FC6.

Leica Microsystems Launches 3D Surface Metrology Solution


Leica DCM8 Unites Advantages of High-Definition Confocal Microscopy and Interferometry in One Instrument

Ion Beam Polishing for Large Areas


Leica Microsystems offers a New Rotary Stage for the Leica EM TIC3X

Detect Non-Metallic Inclusions Faster and More Accurately with Leica Steel Expert 2.0


New Software for Automated Steel Purity Rating

LMD Application Software Version 7.4


Laser Microdissection Software Version 7.4

Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X - fast and direct 3D super-resolution


See the full spectrum of life – with the smallest confocal volume ever

Leica Microsystems Launches First 3D Surgical Microscopes, Leica M720 OH5 and Leica M525 OH4 with TrueVision® 3D Technology Inside


Surgeons Benefit from Easy 3D Recording and Video Editing, More Space to Maneuver in the Operating Room and an Upgradable Platform for Future Surgical Guidance Applications

Award-Winning Educational Videos on Innovative Surgical Techniques


Leica Microsystems Sponsors 2013 Video Award of the German Ophthalmological Society (DOG)

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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