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January 2018 Newsletter Out Now

September 2017 NewsletterThe Elliot Scientific January newsletter is now available. In this issue we introduce Siskiyou and their IXF range of flexure mirror mounts, reveal CRAIC Technologies has new UV laser sources for their microspectrophotometers, get focus on the Nano-ZL high speed stage from Mad City Labs, and applaud Lake Shore Cryotronics on winning an R&D 100 award for their Model 8600 series Vibrating Sample Magnetometer. Plus Photonics West and more…

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December 2015 Newsletter Out Now

December 2015 NewsletterThe Elliot Scientific December newsletter is now available. In this issue, Elliot Scientific and OZ Optics show off their glass-wares, Integrated Optics reveals the new MatchBox 2 series of compact lasers, Micro Laser Systems unveils new collimators for the SWIR waveband, Winter holidays and more.

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November 2015 Newsletter Out Now

November 2015 NewsletterThe Elliot Scientific November newsletter is now available. In this issue, new IPG fibre lasers, new THz-frequency contact probing from Lake Shore, New multi-channel temperature monitor from Neoptix, plus photoluminescence microspectroscopy from CRAIC Technologies and more.

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September 2015 Newsletter Out Now

Andeen-Hagerling AH2700A Capacitance Bridge Test Instrument

September 2015 NewsletterThe Elliot Scientific September newsletter is now available. In this issue we welcome CryoSpectra and their cryorefrigeration systems to the UK, get written thanks from Lake Shore with regard to customised cryogenic Probe Stations, admire Andeen-Hagerling‘s work on capacitance measurement, and look forward to Photonex in Coventry next month, plus the International Year of Light and more…

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FLEX™ from CRAIC Technologies – a superior solution for analytical challenges

FLEX™, a UV-visible-NIR microspectrophotometer designed to be flexible in configuration, capability and pricing, has been launched by CRAIC Technologies.

Tailored for cost effective multiple spectroscopic analysis of many types of microscopic samples, FLEX™ operates from the deep ultraviolet to the near infrared. Depending upon the configuration, samples can be quickly and accurately analysed by absorbance, reflectance, luminescence and fluorescence.

FLEX™ can also image microscopic samples directly via its DirecVu™ optics and grab high resolution digital colour stills. Additional options include a measurement capability for refractive indices and thin film thickness. FLEX™ is a multi-functional tool for the laboratory or factory, offering superior solutions for analytical challenges.

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March 2015 Newsletter Out Now

March 2015 NewsletterThe Elliot Scientific March newsletter is now available. In this issue we hear about the new colorPol® polariser brochures from CODIXX, see how spectroscopy and Atom Optics’ science benefit from Photodigm Laser Diodes, feel the emphasis Micro Laser Systems put on diffraction limited circular beams, get a taste of a superior solution from CRAIC Technologies for analytical challenges, and almost smell the sea air as we visit the SU2P Symposium in Dundee next week, plus the International Year of Light and more…

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TimePro™ and FilmPro™ introduced by CRAIC

CRAIC Technologies has developed software to measure time-dependent changes of microscopic samples in full UV-VIS-NIR reflectance, absorbance and emission spectra.

The new CRAIC TimePro™ Kinetic Spectroscopy package is designed to be used with Lambdafire™ software equipped CRAIC Technology microspectrophotometers. CRAIC TimePro™ allows the user to monitor changes in the spectra over time, providing a unique and valuable tool for chemists and biological researchers.

CRAIC FilmPro™ is a film thickness measurement software package developed for CRAIC microspectrophotometres equipped with the Lambdafire™ software. It allows the user to rapidly measure the thickness of thin films and analyse many materials on both transparent and opaque substrates. It is ideal for determining the thin film thickness on semiconductors, MEMS devices, disk drives, flat panel displays, and more. This powerful and flexible software can be used in many different fields and in everything from research to industrial settings.

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May 2014 Newsletter Out Now

May 2014 NewsletterThe Elliot Scientific May newsletter is now available. In this latest issue Raman spectroscopy is significantly enhanced by new SERS/SEF substrates, piezo-stage specialists mechOnics reveal their new DSP50 Multiphase Linear Stage, in-house instrument verification and automated connector testing is enabled by EXFO’s TKS-CAL, CRAIC Technologies offer new software for microspectroscopists, and we look forward to CLEO and the Photonex Roadshows next month.

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November 2013 Newsletter Out Now

November 2013 E-LetterThe Elliot Scientific November newsletter is now available. In this issue we welcome new equipment from Spectral Optics – the Variable Beam Splitter Attenuator (VBSA), Lake Shore Cryotronics – the low-cost PS-100 Probe Station, and CRAIC Technologies – the latest 508 PV microspectrophotometer add-on for legacy microscopes. We also celebrate the tenth anniversary of mechOnics and look at the range of UV, Visible, and IR products offered by Lambda Research Optics.

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New 508 PV from CRAIC Technologies adds advanced microspectroscopy to legacy microscopes

The new 508 PV™ UV-visible-NIR spectrophotometer, from CRAIC Technologies is designed to be added to an open photoport of a microscope or probe station for non-destructive analysis of the spectra of many types of microscopic samples.

The 508 PV™ features the cutting edge Lightblades™ spectrophotometers from CRAIC Technologies. These can acquire spectra of microscopic sample areas by absorbance, reflectance, polarisation, luminescence and fluorescence, in addition to high-resolution colour images, when attached to properly configured microscopes via the proprietary optical interface.

Applications:

  • MEMS devices & Optical Thin Film Thickness
  • Material Characterisation & Process Contamination Analysis
  • FPD Colour Masks, OLEDs & LEDs
  • Mineralogy & Vitrinite Coal Reflectometry
  • Photoreceptors, Semiconductors & Surface Plasmon Resonance

Contact us to find out how the 508 PV™ is an effective means to upgrade a microscope to the latest hardware and software microspectrophotometer.


August 2013 Newsletter Out Now

August 2013 E-LetterThe Elliot Scientific August newsletter is now available. In this issue we look at NoIR LaserShields, the OZPEN carbon dioxide cleaning system for optics, FEMTOLASERS’ new datasheets, CRAIC Technologies’ new software, Kinetic Systems’ new mounts, QuAMP 2013, and more.

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64-bit CRAIC Microspectrophotometer Software supports Windows 8

CRAIC Technologies has developed Lambdafire™, a 64-bit high performance package that improves control over CRAIC microspectrophotometers situated on both the manufacturing floor as well as those in the R&D laboratory.

Written specifically for Windows 8®, the software is designed to collect, analyse, and process both microspectra™ and images from CRAIC microspectrophotometers running the new OS.

Lambdafire™ is used to acquire high quality UV, colour, and NIR spectra and images of microscopic samples by absorbance, reflectance, and different types of luminescence and fluorescence.

The software also incorporates a number of sophisticated tools for analysing the data, touch screen control – a native Windows 8® feature, automation control, and much more. Additional modules may be incorporated to add such capabilities as small spot film thickness measurements and micro-colourimetry.

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May 2013 Newsletter Out Now

May 2013 E-LetterThe Elliot Scientific May newsletter is now available. In this issue we preview our attendance at Laser World of Photonics in Munich next week, announce two new products from EXFO, and reveal CRAIC Technologies latest microspectrophotometer – the 20/30 PV.

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New CRAIC 20/30 PV™ – Seamless Fluorescence & Raman Microspectroscopy from UV to NIR

Elliot Scientific is now offering the new 20/30 PV™ microspectrophotometer from CRAIC Technologies to scientists in the UK and Ireland. As the latest product of the company, the 20/30 PV™ microspectrophotometer excels in non-destructive rapid analysis of many types of sub-micron or larger samples from the deep ultraviolet to the near infrared using multiple techniques that include:

  • Absorbance
  • Reflectance
  • Raman
  • Luminescence
  • Fluorescence

The flagship system can also be used to image microscopic samples in the UV, visible, and NIR via its research grade optics. Applications are numerous and include materials science research, forensic analysis of trace evidence and documents, spectral analysis of minerals, measurement of protein crystals, contamination analysis on hard drives and thin film measurement on patterned semiconductors.

Dr. Paul Martin, President of CRAIC Technologies, told Elliot Scientific that the cutting-edge 20/30 PV™ microspectrophotometer offers more power and capabilities than any previous CRAIC instrument and has “up to twice the sensitivity of previous models, an extended spectral range and all new software”.

Touch screen controls, sophisticated software, calibrated variable apertures and other innovations all point to a new level of sophistication for microanalysis that makes the 20/30 PV™ more than just a scientific instrument… it is the solution to your analytical challenges.

Visit our website for more information on this and other CRAIC Technologies’ instruments, or contact us for pricing and detailed specifications.


January 2013 Newsletter Out Now

January 2013 E-LetterThe Elliot Scientific January newsletter is now available. In this issue we look at Lake Shore’s expansion into the social media world, their introduction of CVT probe tips, and the update to their temperature sensor range, plus the takeover of Princeton Measurements Corporation.

We also promote FEMTOLASERS release of their new 2013 optics catalogue, and IPG Photonics revision of the datasheets for some of their fibre laser range. We reveal CRAIC Technologies launch of the Artemis high-res Raman spectroscopy system, and announce our presence at Photonics West next month and the availability of our new 2013 Opto-Mechanics catalogue.

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Ultra-high Resolution Raman Spectroscopy from CRAIC Technologies’ Artemis™ System

Craic Technologies ArtemisUltra-high resolution Raman microspectroscopy is now available throughout the UK and Ireland as Elliot Scientific introduces the CRAIC Artemis™ Raman Spectrometer – available as an add-on for modern research grade microscopes, or as an option for CRAIC’s existing range of UV-Vis-NIR Microspectrophotometers.

Perfect for research, metrology and quality control, the CRAIC Artemis™ Raman system has been designed specifically for microscopic sample. Its patented virtual slit technology dramatically increases the sensitivity of the spectrometer, offers an extraordinarily large spectral range, yet maintains the high speeds and spectral resolution for which CRAIC microspectrometers are known.

The Artemis™ modules are available in many different laser wavelengths and two can be combined for the ultimate in experimental flexibility. Easy to use and economical to own and operate, they enable rapid sample analysis within life sciences, materials science, chemistry and physics.

Each module includes a choice of diode laser, imaging and microscope optical interface, durable solid-state Raman spectrometer, and software from CRAIC – the experts in microspectroscopy.

For more information about the Artemis™ Raman Spectrometer and other CRAIC systems, please contact us.


November 2012 Newsletter Now Online

November 2012 E-LetterThe Elliot Scientific November newsletter is now available as a PDF. In this issue we reveal the new ECD-X Frequency Doubler and updated datasheets for Sprite-t and Firefly-THZ from M Squared Lasers, unveil Andeen-Hagerling’s most accurate capacitance tester yet, look forward to the Materials Research Society’s Fall Conference and Exhibition with Andeen-Hagerling, CRAIC Technologies and Lake Shore Cryotronics, and highlight Science Week in Ireland.

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October 2012 Newsletter Now Online

October 2012 E-LetterThe Elliot Scientific October newsletter is now available as a PDF. In this issue we cover the new Honeywell-Sperian Laser-Gard Barrier System, CRAIC Technologies’ latest 20/20 microspectrophotometer with Raman Spectroscopy, report on last month’s emc2012 in Manchester, and look at Mad City Labs, Photonex, and more.

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One Instrument for Raman, UV-Vis-NIR & Fluorescence Microspectroscopy

Users of the 20/20 PV™ now have the ability to acquire Raman spectra, with lasers from the blue to the near infrared, in addition to UV-visible-NIR absorbance, reflectance, fluorescence and emission microspectra™. The 20/20 PV™ is able to acquire all these types of spectra of even sub-micron samples rapidly and easily. Better yet, the 20/20 PV™ is able to acquire all these spectra from the same area because it features CRAIC Technologies proprietary optical aperturing technology.  Additionally, the 20/20 PV™ features the ability to acquire images of these same microscopic samples in the UV, visible and NIR regions.

The applications for such a multi-purpose instrument are numerous.  For example, the 20/20 PV™ is used to develop the latest advanced materials, such as nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes, to studying various types of biological samples, including vision research, to the analysis of forensic samples and the measurement of thin film thickness in the semiconductor and optics industries.  Giving this instrument the ability to analyse the Raman spectra of microscopic samples in addition to UV-visible-NIR and fluorescence microspectroscopy makes the 20/20 PV™ the cutting-edge micro-analysis tool for any laboratory or manufacturing facility.

The 20/20 PV™ microspectrophotometer is a self-contained unit that features advanced UV-visible-NIR light sources, solid state lasers, true UV-visible-NIR microscopy, sensitive UV-visible-NIR range spectrometers and sophisticated MINERVA™ spectral software. Raman microspectroscopy is added with the Apollo™ Raman microspectroscopy packages.  Each Apollo™ is a self contained package including laser, spectrometer and hardware and multiple Apollo™ units with different lasers may be combined on the 20/20 PV™.

All these capabilities can be integrated into the cutting-edge 20/20 PV™ microspectrophotometer and give you multiple capabilities to analyse microscopic samples rapidly and easily. With its Raman, UV-visible-NIR spectroscopic and imaging capabilities, durable design, ease-of-use and the experience of CRAIC Technologies in microanalysis, the 20/20™ microspectrophotometer is more than just a scientific instrument… it is a solution to your most challenging analytical questions.

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September 2012 Newsletter Now Online

September 2012 E-LetterThe Elliot Scientific September newsletter is now available as a PDF. In this issue we preview next week’s emc2012 and MICROSCIENCE, highlight FEMTOLASERS & FEMTOOPTICS, look at Lake Shore’s new Electromagnet PSU, promote Photonex, and more.

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July 2012 Newsletter Now Online

July 2012 E-LetterThe Elliot Scientific July newsletter is now available as a PDF. In this issue we look at Lake Shore’s new Model 350 Ultra-low Crogenic Temperature Controller as it begins shipping to UK, M Squared Laser’s Firefly-IR update, the new CRAIC  Apollo for easy Raman spectroscopy, plus OZ Optics’ expanded range of fibre optic products, and more.

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Raman Spectroscopy performance peaks using the CRAIC Apollo™ system

Fast and easy Raman spectroscopy of microscopic sampling areas is now available to researchers in the UK and Ireland as Elliot Scientific introduces the CRAIC Apollo™ Raman Spectrometer – available as an add-on for modern research grade microscopes, or as an option for CRAIC’s existing range of UV-Vis-NIR Microspectrophotometers.

Perfect for research, metrology and quality control, the CRAIC Apollo™ Raman system has been designed specifically for microscopic sample analysis by employing optimised optics, software and hardware throughout its modular design.

The highly sensitive Apollo™ modules are available in different laser wavelengths and can be combined for the ultimate in experimental flexibility. Easy to use and economical to own and operate, they enable rapid sample analysis within life sciences, materials science, chemistry and physics.

Each module includes a choice of diode laser – from 405 to 830 nm, imaging and microscope optical interface, cooled CCD detector, durable solid-state Raman spectrometer, and software from CRAIC – the experts in microspectroscopy.

For more information about the Apollo™ Raman Spectrometer and other CRAIC systems, please contact us.


Kinetic Spectroscopy from CRAIC Technologies

CRAIC Technologies 20/20 Perfect Vision™ Microspectrophotometer

Time-resolved spectral analysis has been added to the extensive capabilities of the CRAIC Technologies 20/20 Perfect Vision™ UV-visible-NIR microspectrophotometer.

This new package allows the system to monitor the full range spectra of a microscopic sample area over time and plot the results as a 3D map. Analysis of samples can be done by absorbance, reflectance and even optical emission from deep UV to the NIR spectral regions.

Applications for this time resolved analysis system include LED degradation, chemical reactions, biological processes and more, making the 20/20™ microspectrophotometer more than just a scientific instrument… it is a solution to your analytical challenges.

For further details on this and other CRAIC Microspectrophotometer products, please contact us.


January 2012 Newsletter Now Online

January 2012 E-LetterThe Elliot Scientific January newsletter is now available as a PDF. In this issue we highlight the new products from FEMTOLASERS, the new Sprite-e from M Squared Lasers, CRAIC Technologies’ introduction of Kinetic Spectroscopy, the new NIR polariser from CODIXX, and a preview of Photonics West.

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