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Nicol Ecke, Dr.


Nicol studied Geosciences in Bonn. Afterwards she did her PhD thesis in
collaboration with the University of Bonn and the Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg, Russia. Since 2004 Nicol has been a member of the European Application Team for Industry at Leica Microsystems. In addition to microscopy and polarization microscopy, she is also a specialist in automated microscope systems and image analysis, especially for cleanliness analysis and steel inclusion rating. In 2008 Nicol became leader of the Application Team for Industry in Germany and is always happy to help customers with their application questions. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and in the countryside.

  • Free Webinar On-Demand: New Cleanliness Workflow from Leica and Pall

    Obtaining cleanliness results rapidly, accurately, and reliably is a significant advantage for manufacturers and component suppliers. For this reason, Pall Corporation and Leica Microsystems have joined efforts to offer a new, unique workflow solution customizable to your individual needs. Join our free webinar to get a sneak preview on Leica Microsystems' new fully implemented LIBS (Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy) system. This new landmark technology enables you to easily conduct fast and reliable optical and chemical cleanliness analysis with only one system. See for yourself how Leica Microsystems' new software and system solution facilitates and accelerates the identification of nature and source of particle contamination on components.
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    Free Webinar On-Demand: Basics in Component Cleanliness Analysis

    For automotive manufacturers and auto parts suppliers, obtaining component cleanliness results rapidly, accurately, and reproducibly over the entire workflow is a significant advantage. Pall and Leica can make it easier.
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  • Key Factors for Efficient Cleanliness Analysis

    In the automobile industry, even the smallest particles on single components can cause malfunctioning. Fuel, lubricant and urea filter systems are particularly vulnerable. Component cleanliness has therefore become a central quality characteristic in the modern manufacturing process, especially when fitting components of various suppliers.
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