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Video Interview with Stefan Hell, the Inventor of Super-Resolution Microscopy

Published: 22 October 2014

When we did this interview in June 2014, we hardly dared hope that Stefan Hell would be awarded the Nobel Prize. Get some personal insights of the success story of super-resolution microscopy.


Get to Know Leica Microsystems’ Surgical Microscopes for Ophthalmic Surgery at AAO 2014, Chicago, USA

Published: 17 October 2014

October 18 to 21, 2014

International Specialists Share Their Experiences With 3D Visualization Technology and Heads-up Surgery at Booth #2839

October 18 to 21, Leica Microsystems will participate in the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in Chicago, Illinois, USA, presenting innovative surgical microscopes for ophthalmic surgery. Drs. Robert J. Weinstock and James A. Katz will talk about their experiences with...


Neurosurgeons Can Stay Focused During Long OR Cases With FusionOptics Technology and Improved Ergonomics

Published: 14 October 2014

October 14th, 2014

Leica Microsystems Launches Leica M530 OH6 Neurosurgical Microscope

Wetzlar, Germany. Leica Microsystems has launched a new neurosurgical microscope, the Leica M530 OH6. To enable surgeons to see better into deep, narrow cavities, it is equipped with FusionOptics technology, advanced Small Angle Illumination (SAI) and apochromatic optics. The ergonomic design of...


Nobel Prize for Inventor of Super-Resolution Microscopy Stefan Hell

Published: 10 October 2014

October 10th, 2014

Collaboration With Leica Microsystems Made STED Microscopy Commercially Available

Mannheim/Wetzlar, Germany. Leica Microsystems congratulates Stefan W. Hell, Eric Betzig, and William E. Moerner, who have been awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy. Stefan Hell is specifically honored for the principle that...


Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and William E. Moerner awarded with the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014

Published: 08 October 2014

October 8th, 2014

We congratulate Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and William E. Moerner, who have been awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy".

More information on the Nobel Prize in Chemistry: www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2014/

Stefan Hell is director at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry and head of the department of NanoBiophotonics in Goettingen, Germany. His inventions of 4Pi and STED...