Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > 10years WITec - A Decade of Innovation in Nanoscale Imaging

Abstract:
This year the microscope manufacturer WITec celebrates its 10th anniversary. "A Decade of Innovation in Nanoscale Imaging" describes the extremely successful development of the company. Founded as a spin-off from the University of Ulm, WITec has become an established and global player in high-tech instrumentation. As a specialist in high-resolution microscopy, the company benefits from the exponential growth of the Nanotechnology, Materials Research and Life Sciences markets.

10years WITec - A Decade of Innovation in Nanoscale Imaging

Germany | Posted on February 2nd, 2007

Due to a modular product line and the implementation of various patents, WITec has expanded the frontiers of high resolution microscopy, setting new standards in the areas of sensitivity, speed and user-friendliness. The 28 employees of the privately owned and always profitable company have generated average annual growth rates of 25% over the last 10 years. The economically successful business expansion is focused on the global market, leading to the foundation of a US subsidiary in 2002.

"The reasons for the success of our product line were the implementation of new developments and the consequent accomplishment of the modular product philosophy" says Dr. Joachim Koenen, Managing Director. "The current boom of nanoscale research significantly contributes to our ongoing positive sales growth" says Dr. Klaus Weishaupt, Managing Director, Marketing & Sales. Continuous improvements and diversification will strengthen WITec's leading position in the market. "To secure our leading edge we will work constantly on innovative technologies and will continuously launch new products" says Dr. Olaf Hollricher, Managing Director, Research & Development.

The starting point for the foundation of the company was the development of a new near-field optical microscope in 1997. This instrument produces images with an optical resolution below the diffraction limit. Other types of microscopes soon followed: A Confocal Raman Microscope allows the chemical identification of the sample's composition, resulting in high resolution images of its chemical properties. Primary fields of application are chemical and pharmaceutical research and materials science. For nano-scale surface topography imaging, an Atomic Force Microscope was introduced for use in nanotechnology research.

####

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
WITec GmbH
Hoervelsinger Weg 6
89081 Ulm
Germany
E-mail:

Copyright © WITec GmbH

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Announcements

Scientists Test Nanoparticle "Alarm Clock" to Awaken Immune Systems Put to Sleep by Cancer July 25th, 2014

A*STAR and industry form S$200M semiconductor R&D July 25th, 2014

Silicene Labs Announces the Launch of Patent-Pending, 2D Materials Composite Index™ : The Initial 2D Materials Composite Index™ for Q2 2014 Is: 857.3; Founders Include World-Renowned Physicist and Seasoned Business and IP Professionals July 24th, 2014

Iranian Scientists Produce Transparent Nanocomposite Coatings with Longer Lifetime July 24th, 2014

Tools

Hysitron is Awarded TWO R&D 100 Awards for Highly Innovative Technology Developments in the Areas of Extreme Environments and Biological Mechanical Property Testing July 23rd, 2014

EPFL Research on the use of AFM based nanoscale IR spectroscopy for the study of single amyloid molecules wins poster competition at Swiss Physics Society meeting July 22nd, 2014

The Hiden EQP Plasma Diagnostic with on-board MCA July 22nd, 2014

Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events July 22nd, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE