Georg Schlaffer

Georg Schlaffer

Georg Schlaffer is Product Manager at the Industry Division of Leica Microsystems based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland. He studied physics at the University of Regensburg, Germany and received his master’s degree in 1994. After various positions in application engineering and sales for machine vision and factory automation, he joined Leica Microsystems in 2010 as a product manager, taking care of the digital microscope products.

Coaxial light with only polarizer open.

Digital Microscopy with Versatile Illumination and Various Contrast Methods for More Efficient Inspection and Quality Control

State-of-the-art digital microscopes utilizing a versatile illumination system capable of achieving multiple contrast methods, such as the Leica DVM6, are very useful for inspection, quality control,…

Inspecting and Analyzing Printed Circuit Boards Quickly and Reliably with a Digital Microscope

For the past several years, digital microscopy has been shown to be useful for inspection, quality control and assurance (QC/QA), and failure analysis (FA) in the microelectronics industry, especially…

What You Always Wanted to Know About Digital Microscopy, but Never Got Around to Asking

Digital microscopy is one of the buzz words in microscopy – and there are a couple of facts that are useful to know. Georg Schlaffer, Product Manager with Leica Microsystems, has often been asked…

3D Visualization of Surface Structures

One of the main features of a digital microscope is the speed and ease with which it enables surface models to be created of macroscopic and microscopic structures. In a qualitative evaluation, these…
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