Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > Zecotek Introduces New Solid-State Laser for Mass Spectrometry

Abstract:
Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ZMS)(FRANKFURT:W1I) today announced a new and proprietary solid-state 336nm DPSS laser designed to replace nitrogen gas lasers currently used in a wide range of mass spectrometry applications. Zecotek's 336nm DPSS laser offers both superior performance and product lifetime characteristics as compared to existing lasers used in mass spectrometry based on the MALDI-TOF technique.

Zecotek Introduces New Solid-State Laser for Mass Spectrometry

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada | Posted on June 11th, 2008

MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry is rapidly becoming the most widely used tool at the forefront of bio-molecular analysis. MALDI-TOF is also an important tool in quality control, due in part to its high throughput capabilities and ease of automation.

"We have an opportunity to meet the growing demand of MALDI-TOF laser systems," said Dr. A.F. Zerrouk, Chairman, President, and CEO of Zecotek. "Our 336nm DPSS laser has been specifically designed to replace the cumbersome and shorter life span nitrogen gas lasers used in legacy systems. Zecotek is in the position to offer a major component to OEMs for their new generation MALDI-TOF systems. This is another excellent example of Zecotek's strength in the innovation and development of leading edge photonic technologies."

Zecotek's new solid-state 336nm DPSS laser program is based in the Company's Singapore laboratories and patent applications are in preparation. Under Zecotek's joint manufacturing agreement, Fujikura Ltd. has first rights to manufacture the new device.

####

About Zecotek Photonics Inc.
Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ZMS)(FRANKFURT:W1I) is a photonics technology company developing leading-edge products: crystals, photo detectors, lasers, imaging and 3D display technologies, for medical, biotech, industrial, nanotech and atomic/molecular science applications. Founded in 2003, the company has three distinct operating divisions: Laser Systems, Imaging Systems and 3D Display Systems and labs located in Canada, the United States, Singapore, Malaysia and Russia. Zecotek commercializes its novel, patented and patent-pending photonic technologies directly and through strategic alliances and joint ventures with multinational OEMs, distributors and other industry leaders. For more information, please visit www.zecotek.com.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are based on management's expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties, which are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual future results and trends may differ materially from what may have been stated.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Zecotek Photonics Inc. - Product and Technical Information
Susana Mendez Alcala
(604) 827-5232
Email:

or

Zecotek Photonics Inc. - Corporate Information
Michael Minder
CFO; VP Corporate Development
(604) 827-5203
Website: www.zecotek.com

or

Caliber Capital & Communications - Investor Information
Tim McNulty
(778) 327-6678
Email:

Copyright © Marketwire

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

News and information

UTSA study describes new minimally invasive device to treat cancer and other illnesses: Medicine diffusion capsule could locally treat multiple ailments and diseases over several weeks December 3rd, 2016

Novel Electrode Structure Provides New Promise for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries December 3rd, 2016

Research Study: MetaSOLTM Shatters Solar Panel Efficiency Forecasts with Innovative New Coating: Coating Provides 1.2 Percent Absolute Enhancement to Triple Junction Solar Cells December 2nd, 2016

Deep insights from surface reactions: Researchers use Stampede supercomputer to study new chemical sensing methods, desalination and bacterial energy production December 2nd, 2016

Announcements

UTSA study describes new minimally invasive device to treat cancer and other illnesses: Medicine diffusion capsule could locally treat multiple ailments and diseases over several weeks December 3rd, 2016

Novel Electrode Structure Provides New Promise for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries December 3rd, 2016

Research Study: MetaSOLTM Shatters Solar Panel Efficiency Forecasts with Innovative New Coating: Coating Provides 1.2 Percent Absolute Enhancement to Triple Junction Solar Cells December 2nd, 2016

Deep insights from surface reactions: Researchers use Stampede supercomputer to study new chemical sensing methods, desalination and bacterial energy production December 2nd, 2016

Tools

Deep insights from surface reactions: Researchers use Stampede supercomputer to study new chemical sensing methods, desalination and bacterial energy production December 2nd, 2016

Controlled electron pulses November 30th, 2016

Scientists shrink electron gun to matchbox size: Terahertz technology has the potential to enable new applications November 25th, 2016

News from Quorum: The Agricultural Research Service of the USDA uses a Quorum Cryo-SEM preparation system for the study of mites, ticks and other soft bodied organisms November 22nd, 2016

Photonics/Optics/Lasers

Controlled electron pulses November 30th, 2016

New method for analyzing crystal structure: Exotic materials called photonic crystals reveal their internal characteristics with new method November 30th, 2016

Novel silicon etching technique crafts 3-D gradient refractive index micro-optics November 28th, 2016

Single photon converter -- a key component of quantum internet November 28th, 2016

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