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Daniel McGee (left), vice president sales and service, and Dr. Heiko Stegmann, senior scientist of Carl Zeiss SMT, receive the R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine in recognition of a new breed of electron microscope that allows for further advancements in nanotechnology. (Photo: Business Wire)
Daniel McGee (left), vice president sales and service, and Dr. Heiko Stegmann, senior scientist of Carl Zeiss SMT, receive the R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine in recognition of a new breed of electron microscope that allows for further advancements in nanotechnology. (Photo: Business Wire)

Abstract:
Innovative new ZEISS Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (STEM) enables quantum-leap advances in materials research with analytical capabilities at the atomic level.

Carl Zeiss SMT Receives Prestigious R&D 100 Award for Revolutionary Atomic-Resolution Electron Microscope

Chicago, IL | Posted on October 19th, 2007

Carl Zeiss SMT, a leading global provider of electron- and ion-beam imaging and analysis equipment, last night was honoured with a coveted R&D 100 Award for one of the 100 most technologically significant new products in 2007. R&D Magazine recognized Carl Zeiss SMT's newest Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (STEM) for its ability to advance the field of materials science and research.

Using a unique combination of design features, this powerful, advanced version of the Carl Zeiss LIBRAŽ 200 STEM enables scientists and researchers to analyze materials at the atomic level. Nanostructures can be viewed with imaging resolutions and analytical capabilities never before possible in one single instrument.

The 45th annual technology competition run by R&D Magazine evaluated entries from various companies and industry players, research organizations and universities around the world. The magazine's editors and a panel of outside experts served as judges, evaluating each entry in terms of its importance to the world of science and research.

According to Tim Studt, editor-in-chief of R&D Magazine, "winning an R&D 100 Award provides a mark of excellence known to industry, government, and academia as proof that the product is one of the most innovative ideas of the year. Our congratulations go out to Carl Zeiss SMT, an organization that is clearly a global leader in the creation of technology-based products that make a difference in how we live and work."

Daniel McGee, vice president sales and service for Carl Zeiss SMT, said, "Enabling the Nano-Age World is our purpose at Carl Zeiss SMT - a purpose that shapes everything we do. Having our efforts recognized by an industry-leading technical journal like R&D Magazine is a great honour for our organization and its efforts in fulfilling our commitment."

The awards presentation took place at Chicago's Navy Pier, and featured a public exhibition where the winning technologies could be examined and explored. Following an evening reception and awards dinner, the awards were presented during a formal ceremony.

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About Carl Zeiss SMT
Carl Zeiss SMT utilizes its globally leading know-how in light, electron and ion-optical technologies to offer its customers in the manufacturing industry and R&D a broad portfolio of products, services and application solutions. The market-leading systems and solutions from Carl Zeiss SMT are used in mutually strengthening fields of application in nanotechnology such as semiconductor technology, materials research and the life sciences. The global customer community is constantly growing.

As the innovation leader for lithography optics, as well as optical and particle-beam based inspection, analysis and measuring systems, Carl Zeiss SMT opens up new avenues for its customers in industrial manufacturing environments, quality assurance and industrial and university R&D. Together with its subsidiaries in Germany, England, France and the USA, the international group of companies has approximately 2,400 employees.

In fiscal year 2005/06, Carl Zeiss SMT AG generated revenues of over EUR 860 million. Carl Zeiss SMT AG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Carl Zeiss AG. Visit http://smt.zeiss.com for additional information.

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Carl Zeiss SMT AG, Germany
Public Relations
Markus Wiederspahn, +49 7364 20-21 94

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Carl Zeiss SMT Inc., North America
Public Relations, North America
Bill Monigle, 941-497-1622

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