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!
Documentation of an automotive clutch friction surface with a digital microscope

Verifying Specifications for Auto Parts and Components

During the development and production of automotive parts and components, whether by suppliers or the auto manufacturer, specifications must be met. This goal is important, because the specifications…
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Top Challenges for Visual Inspection

This article discusses the challenges encountered when performing visual inspection and rework using a microscope. Using the right type of microscope and optical setup is paramount in order to…
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How Industrial Applications Benefit from Fluorescence Microscopy

Watch this free webinar to know more about what you can do with fluorescence microscopy for industrial applications. We will cover a wide range of investigations where fluorescence contrast offers new…

How to select the right solution for visual inspection

This article helps users with the decision-making process when selecting a microscope as a solution for routine visual inspection. Important factors that should be considered are described.

How to Use a Digital Microscope to Streamline Inspection Processes

Watch this webinar for inspiration and expert advice on how to make quality control simpler, quicker, and easier. Learn how to perform comprehensive visual inspection, including comparison,…

Introduction to 21 CFR Part 11 and Related Regulations

This article provides an overview of regulations and guidelines for electronic records (data entry, storage, signatures, and approvals) used in the USA (21 CFR Part 11), EU (GMP Annex 11), and China…

Elevate your Inspection Workflow for Medical Devices

This webinar will demonstrate a smart device for traceable microscopy that helps you achieve more consistent visual inspection of medical devices across multiple users. Additionally, this device…

Going Digital for Medical Device Visual Inspection

This article discusses the reasons why paper-based documentation and reporting makes visual microscope inspection of medical devices inefficient and unreliable. It also addresses other factors…

Why is Manual Visual Inspection of Medical Devices so Challenging?

This article discusses how manual visual inspection, which is prevalent in the medical device industry, can lead to inconsistent results. It also addresses the challenges quality managers and…
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