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WITec PaperAward 2013
Apr. 09, 2013

WITec PaperAward 2013

WITec appoints the winners of the PaperAward 2013: Research groups from France, Germany, and Spain are among the winners. For WITec PaperAward 2013, 54 publications, published between January and December 2012, were submitted to this year's competition. Due to the number of high-quality papers, the PaperAward jury decided to recognize three winning papers in gold, silver, and bronze.
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Electron Microscopy: Visualizing Jumping Silicon Atoms in Graphene
Apr. 04, 2013

Electron Microscopy: Visualizing Jumping Silicon Atoms in Graphene

Jumping silicon atoms are the stars of an atomic scale ballet featured in a new Nature Communications study from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The ORNL research team documented the atoms' unique behavior by first trapping groups of silicon atoms, known as clusters, in a single-atom-thick sheet of carbon called graphene. The silicon clusters, composed of six atoms, were pinned in place by pores in the graphene sheet, allowing the team to directly image the material with a scanning transmission electron microscope.
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New Book: Advances in Acoustic Microscopy and High Resolution Imaging
Mar. 26, 2013

New Book: Advances in Acoustic Microscopy and High Resolution Imaging

Advances in Acoustic Microscopy and High Resolution Imaging - From Principles to Applications (from Maev, Roman Gr.): A reference in high resolution imaging with respect to structure analysis in solid state physics and material science, biomedical physics and medical diagnostics. Essential for those who wish to apply novel methods to both academic research and industrial applications.
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Increasing the Particle Localization Accuracy to Sharpen Microscopic Images
Mar. 25, 2013

Increasing the Particle Localization Accuracy to Sharpen Microscopic Images

UT Dallas researchers are developing a new low-light imaging method that could improve a number of scientific applications, including the microscopic imaging of single molecules in cancer research. Electrical engineering professor Dr. Raimund Ober and his team recently published their findings in the journal Nature Methods. They describe a method which minimizes the deterioration of images that can occur with conventional imaging approaches.
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Imaging & Microscopy at FOM2013 in Maastricht
Mar. 25, 2013

Imaging & Microscopy at FOM2013 in Maastricht

Be a lucky winner!
Come and visit the team of Imaging & Microscopy at booth 1 at FOM2013 in Maastricht and win the book:

"Fundamentals of Light Microscopy and Electronic Imaging"!

Stefanie and Martin look forward to seeing you there! more
Mar. 21, 2013

EMS Outstanding Paper Award for 2012

The Executive Board of the European Microscopy Society (EMS) has received the decision of the Jury of the EMS Outstanding Paper Award for the year 2012. In total 28high quality papers were nominated by EMS members. Of these 28 papers, 3 were selected as award winners, one in each category "Instrumentation and Technique Development", "Materials Sciences" and "Life Sciences". more
Laser World of Photonics
Mar. 21, 2013

Laser World of Photonics

The most important industry gathering for optical technologies in the world is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2013. From May 13 - 16, 2013, the international trade fair Laser World of Photonics will present the latest trends and the entire range of applications at the Messe München trade-fair center (Germany). The science-oriented World of Photonics Congress, which focuses on the latest research findings, takes place at the same time. It is being held at the neighboring ICM - International Congress Center Munich from May 12 - 16.
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Mar. 20, 2013

New Microscope Measures Nanomagnet Property Vital to Spintronics

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new microscope able to view and measure an important but elusive property of the nanoscale magnets used in an advanced, experimental form of digital memory. The new instrument already has demonstrated its utility with initial results that suggest how to limit power consumption in future computer memories.
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