Contact Us
Science Lab

Science Lab

Science Lab

The knowledge portal of Leica Microsystems offers scientific research and teaching material on the subjects of microscopy. The content is designed to support beginners, experienced practitioners and scientists alike in their everyday work and experiments. Explore interactive tutorials and application notes, discover the basics of microscopy as well as high-end technologies – become part of the Science Lab community and share your expertise!
Particles observed on the surface of a particle trap which could be used for technical cleanliness during battery production.

Battery Particle Detection During the Production Process

How battery particle detection and analysis is enhanced with optical microscopy and laser spectroscopy for rapid, reliable, and cost-effective QC during battery production is explained in this…
Preparation of an IC-chip cross section: grinding and polishing of the chip cross section.

Cross-section Analysis for Electronics Manufacturing

This article describes cross-section analysis for electronics concerning quality control and failure analysis of printed circuit boards (PCBs) and assemblies (PCBAs), integrated circuits (ICs), etc.
Image of an integrated-circuit (IC) chip cross section acquired at higher magnification showing a region of interest.

Structural and Chemical Analysis of IC-Chip Cross Sections

This article shows how electronic IC-chip cross sections can be efficiently and reliably prepared and then analyzed, both visually and chemically at the microscale, with the EM TXP and DM6 M LIBS
Optical microscope image of salt contamination on an aluminum/silicon (Al/Si) surface. Credit: Gerweck GmbH, Germany.

Microscopic Defects in Electroplating

This free on-demand webinar shows how to identify quickly root causes of defects during electroplating of components with optical microscopy and LIBS (laser spectroscopy).
User analyzing particles and fibers on a filter for cleanliness analysis with the DM6 M LIBS 2-methods-in-1 solution.

Basics in Component Cleanliness Analysis

An overview on the basics of component cleanliness and analysis solutions that can be tailored to your specific needs is presented. For the automotive industry, obtaining results rapidly, accurately,…

Cleanliness Analysis with a 2-Methods-in-1 Solution

In this article, it is examined how an overall efficient and cost-effective cleanliness analysis workflow can be achieved with a 2-methods-in-1 materials analysis solution, combining optical…
The various solutions from Leica Microsystems for cleanliness analysis.

Factors to Consider for a Cleanliness Analysis Solution

Choosing the right cleanliness analysis solution is important for optimal quality control. This article discusses the important factors that should be taken into account to find the solution that best…
Particles and fibers on a filter which will be counted and analyzed for cleanliness

Efficient Particle Counting and Analysis

This report discusses particle counting and analysis using optical microscopy for cleanliness of parts and components. Particle counting and analysis is a critical part of quality assurance in the…
A stack of lithium-ion batteries

Quality Control Under the Microscope

Fast-rising demand for electric vehicles is one of the market’s main drivers, but there are other hotspots of growth, including the rise in renewable energy installations, such as photovoltaic panels,…
Scroll to top