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Innovative research employing the SPARC system published in ACS Photonics, Applied Physics Letters, and Nano Letters

December 30, 2015

Image: A SPARC prototype system at AMOLF.

The SPARC system has received much attention recently with three publications and a fourth in the making regarding its application for novel techniques in applied physics.

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Happy holidays from the DELMIC team

December 23, 2015

Image: The SECOM system installed at the University of Bremen.

2015 is coming to a close, and we are proud to say that we have had a very fruitful year. Our systems have been installed at several universities and institutions, including the University of Oslo, Monash University, and EMPA. We have closed the year with a successfully completed installation of the SECOM system at the University of Bremen.

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Exciting new research on imaging live cells with fluorescence and electron microscopy published in ACS Nano

December 02, 2015

A paper on the benefits of the integration of electron and fluorescence microscopy has recently been accepted to be published in ACS Nano. High-resolution imaging of live cells at the scale of a few nanometers is always a challenge because of the damage caused to cells by the process of electron microscopy, by which cells are fixed or frozen and placed in a vacuum. Research conducted at the Department of Imaging Physics at Delft University of Technology and the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at Vanderbilt University explores this challenge through an innovative method for imaging live cells with both fluorescence and electron microscopy. DELMIC’s Daan van Oosten Slingeland was one of the contributors of the project.

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