Hot off the Press: Two of the latest publications from Lake Shore Cryotronics

Wafer mounting in a Lake Shore Cryogenic Probe Station When using a cryogenic probe station, wafer mounting methodologies are a key element of wafer-level characterisation. The mounting materials and approach will influence device temperature, sample exchange time, and even the ability to post process a wafer after characterisation. Download the application note to learn more […]

Posted on Monday, August 3rd, 2020

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PPMS VSM, ACMS 2 and MPMS3 sample mounting and troubleshooting

Had a problem with centring your sample from your data? Mounting point differences  PPMS VSM: mounting point is 35mm from the bottom of the sample holder  ACMS 2 option: the mounting point is at 25mm from the bottom of the sample holder due to the coil set construction  This is a common point of confusion for customers with both […]

Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

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Understanding Electron Multiplying Gain

White Paper featuring the Raptor Falcon III EMCCD Camera Raptor Photonics’ Geoff Martin and Kevin Cooke present this white paper featuring the Raptor Falcon III EMCCD camera Excerpt: Electron Multiplying CCD (EMCCD) cameras, such as the Falcon III, can be used to detect very weak signals, which would otherwise be lost within the noise floor […]

Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

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How do we interface an external electrical resistance measuring system to the Dynacool PPMS or MPMS3 system?

From Our Recent Q&A Webinar answered by QDUKI Service Manager, Jordan Thompson In terms of interfacing  an external electrical resistance measuring system with either the Dynacool or the MPMS3, it would be helpful to know whether you are referring to hardware or software interfacing and what specifically you are looking to do. PPMS DynaCool For […]

Posted on Monday, July 27th, 2020

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Thermal Rotate Check (TRC) | New Video

Automated Test Bench Solutions for Rotational Parts The long-life fatigue strength and wearout are important characteristics of mechanical components. Manufacturers test these with certified procedures. Thermal measuring can be the decisive relief needed for evaluations under stress. For tests of rotating parts such as brakes, clutches and tyres InfraTec has developed a thermography-based test bench […]

Posted on Friday, July 24th, 2020

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DENSsolutions and Quantum Design UK and Ireland Part Ways

A letter from QDUKI MD David Want and DENSsolutions CEO, Ben Bormans : Dear Customers and Researchers, Since 2014, DENSsolutions and Quantum Design UK and Ireland (QDUKI) have collaborated to serve the in situ TEM market in the UK and Ireland. When DENSsolutions entered the market in 2012, they wanted to implement a distribution model […]

Posted on Friday, July 24th, 2020

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Specim Featured in FDPP Magazine Online

How Can We Improve Food Quality and Reduce Waste? Read the full article here in Food & Drink Processing & Packaging Specim’s information about reducing food waste and improving food quality has been featured in the magazine as part of its latest newsletter. Read the full article.

Posted on Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

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Bridging the Gap to the Synchrotron

Sigray featured in July’s issue of Materials Australia We were delighted to be informed that our partners, Sigray Inc., have been featured in Materials Australia. The article talks about the use of traditional synchrotrons and how they can be cost-inhibitive to many researchers. Sigray produces alternative instruments that can be easily incorporated into laboratories and […]

Posted on Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

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Why Measure Your Light Source?

Light has been used in a host of applications including medical, industrial, agricultural, and manufacturing processes for decades.  In these applications light provides more than a means to see by.  In these applications light is used to generate a reaction.  For example, when using light for curing polymers, UV light is used to initiate a […]

Posted on Thursday, July 9th, 2020

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Why A Cheap Light Meter May End Up Costing You More

The recent outbreak of Coronavirus has left many hospitals and healthcare facilities scrambling to extend the use of their PPE through disinfection. To that end, many are looking at using UV-C light in order to disinfect materials and surfaces of viruses and microbes .  ILT does not make any recommendation or referral on if or […]

Posted on Thursday, July 9th, 2020

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Did you know you can use an M91 FastHall measurement controller with a PPMS?

A key benefit of the Lake Shore MeasureReady™ M91 FastHall™ measurement controller is that it can be used with any type of magnet, including a superconducting magnet. One such magnet system is the Physical Property Measurement System (PPMS®) from Quantum Design, which in addition to a superconducting magnet, consists of a low-temperature cryostat, control electronics, and MultiVu® software […]

Posted on Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

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Helium Conservation Day 🗓

Cryogenics and Optical Cryostats News

Quantum Design has designated July 10th as #HeliumConservationDay to raise awareness of this valuable resource July 10th is the 112th anniversary of the ground-breaking work by Dutch physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands which led to the first liquefaction of liquid helium. To celebrate this achievement and the importance […]

Posted on Monday, July 6th, 2020

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The Ultimate SWIR Camera and Lens Bundle Offer – now extended to 31 July 2020 !

We’re able to offer this incredible bundle from our partners, Raptor Photonics and the bundle is at a great price. Get in touch with us to find out how much you could be saving… The bundle includes: OWL 640 II InGaAs camera (Part Number: OWL-1.7-VS-CL-640-II) and a 25mm Stingray SWIR Lens… but that’s not all. […]

Posted on Monday, June 29th, 2020

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All The Latest On Hyperspectral Imaging Cameras

We wanted to bring you all the latest from our partners, Specim, our partners in Hyperspectral Imaging Cameras. Including: Case Studies Webinars You Can Watch Applications Live Demos Case Studies Here are just some of the case studies, with various applications, for the Specim range. We’d love to know what you’re using your Specim Camera […]

Posted on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

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Book your alpha-SE ellipsometer online demo now!

A simple, low cost system for measuring index and thickness with a spectral range of 380-900 nm For routine measurements of thin film thickness and refractive index, the alpha-SE ellipsometer allows you to mount a sample, choose the model that matches your film, and press “measure”. You have results within seconds. We are inviting you […]

Posted on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

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New Sales Manager Ashley Crane Joins QDUKI

Another new team member joins us this month. A warm welcome to Ashley Crane. Ashley joins Quantum Design following 15 years of experience with Spectra-Physics (now part of MKS Instruments Inc.) providing state-of-the-art laser systems and solutions to UK Universities, R&D and Industry. Prior to this, Ashley started out in the industry with Linos photonics […]

Posted on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

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Our Latest Addition to the QDUKI Staff – Josh Hook

Please welcome our new Sales and Service Support Engineer, Josh Hook We’re delighted to welcome Josh on board here at Quantum Design UK and Ireland. Josh completed his BSc in Physics at Surrey University, with his dissertation focusing on the integration of nanomaterials into macroscopic fibres. He also spent a year in the Emissions and […]

Posted on Monday, June 22nd, 2020

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DENSsolutions Launches Impulse 1.0 Software

Intuitive In Situ experiment control and automation software. Impulse 1.0 software gives researchers complete control over their stimuli. With Impulse, you can easily design your In Situ experiment from your desk. Decide which sample conditions you want to be met at which time and Impulse will do the rest. During your TEM experiment, Impulse will […]

Posted on Thursday, May 28th, 2020

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New AFSEM Publication: Nanostructuring of Copper Surface

Coloration of a copper surface by nanostructuring with femtosecond laser pulses Highlights Coloration of a copper by nanostructuring with femtosecond laser pulses was studied. Surface structures with low spatial frequency were formed. Surface topology on observed areas of different colours were investigated. SEM-images were taken in secondary electron and backscattered electron mode. Reasons for the […]

Posted on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

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Physics World magazine features Quantum Design OptiCool

“Reinvention lights up optical experiments at low temperatures” They said: Product development can often be an incremental process, but Quantum Design took the bold step of assigning three of its most experienced physicists to create a dedicated R&D unit to devise, design and build a new instrument from scratch. “We were told we could work […]

Posted on Friday, May 22nd, 2020

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