Laser 2000 is a world leader in the distribution of photonics products. We provide our customers with products that generate light, modify it, move it, and measure it. We lead the way in innovation by supplying state-of-the-art solutions, utilising the latest photonics and optoelectronic technologies. We work in partnership with our customers to provide customised solutions for even the most demanding applications and pride ourselves on our unfailing expertise, product quality and reliability.
We know that selecting the right product for your application is critical. This is why our highly qualified staff work with you to find the optimum combination of performance, features and cost. We provide assistance in helping you to find the product that matches your needs, including determining what those needs are for your application.
All Laser 2000 products meet rigorous standards of quality and specification, at competitive prices.
We regularly attend trade exhibitions, meetings and events to look out for and review the latest technologies. The suppliers we use are selected following careful consideration of the value they represent to our customers. In addition, our team has continuous product and application related training with the product developers to provide you with the best possible support.
By continuing to give you support and advice, with knowledgeable staff working in your time zone, we help you to prevent and reduce downtime. Even after many years of service.
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Cobolt develops, manufactures and supplies diode-pumped solid-state lasers (DPSSLs) and Diode Laser Modules in the visible, invisible and near infrared spectral ranges.
The company provides a broad range of market-adapted laser products built on a wavelength flexible, power-scalable and robust technology platform. The lasers are particularly suitable for OEM integration, but do also comply with applicable standards and directives for use as stand-alone devices in laboratory environment.
Cobolt is committed to supplying innovative laser products that meet or exceed the market’s expectations concerning quality, reliability and performance. The lasers are designed and manufactured to ensure a high level of reliability, and operation of the company using qualified and established processes assures the quality of the company’s products.
We maintain world-leading design expertise and proprietary technology in lasers as well as in nonlinear materials. This combination of know-how and IPR allows us to provide outstanding laser modules enabling entirely new customer applications. Cobolt is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
We believe in the importance of quality and our company is certified according to ISO 9000 standards, which represent an international consensus on good quality management practices.
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The Agfa-Gevaert Group develops, manufactures and distributes an extensive range of analog and digital imaging systems and IT solutions, mainly for the printing industry and the healthcare sector, as well as for specific industrial applications. Although the company generates its entire turnover in business-to-business markets, it also contributes to your everyday life. Whenever you read a newspaper or visit a hospital, the Agfa-Gevaert Group is probably closely involved.
The Agfa-Gevaert Group strives to be the partner of choice for imaging and information systems in all the markets in which it operates. The company does this by offering leading edge technology, affordable solutions and innovative ways of working, based on its in-depth understanding of the businesses and the individual needs of its customers. To succeed, investing in innovation and delivering top quality solutions are key.
Operating in a responsible, sustainable and transparent way is as important. We are convinced that this is the right approach for the long-term success of our company.
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NKT Photonics is the leading supplier of high performance fiber lasers, fiber optic sensing systems, and photonic crystal fibers. Our main markets are within imaging, sensing and material processing. Our products include ultrafast lasers, supercontinuum white light lasers, low noise fiber lasers, distributed temperature sensing systems and a wide range of specialty fibers. NKT Photonics has its headquarters in Denmark with sales and service worldwide. NKT Photonics is wholly owned by NKT Holding A/S.
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ChemPubSoc Europe is an organization of 16 continental European chemical societies. It was founded in the late 1990s. The amalgamation of 15 chemical journals owned by national chemical societies resulted in the formation of 13 high-quality European journals. ChemPubSoc Europe also owns the ChemViews Magazine.
The participating societies share a commitment to scientific excellence, to publishing ethics, and to the highest standards in publication, which are the basis for the success of the ChemPubSoc Europe journals.
De Cola is Professor Exceptionnelle at the University of Strasbourg (ISIS) as chair of Supramolecular and Bio-Material Chemistry, and part time scientist at the INT-KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany.
Her group, the lab for chemistry and supramolecular biomaterials actively researches a wide variety of topics such as:
Solvay Institutes Brussels is sponsoring the lecture of Prof. William E. Moerner of Stanford University. Prof. Moerner pioneered the field of single molecule spectroscopy and was awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Prof. Stefan Hell and Prof. Eric Betzig.
We are happy to announce that VIB is sponsoring the lecture of Prof. Enrico Gratton of the UC Irvine Laboratory of Fluorescence Dynamics. Prof. Gratton is one of the leading experts in fluorescence lifetime imaging.
Fluorescence microscopy has become an indispensable tool to interrogate biological systems at the cellular and molecular level. While historically mostly used in a qualitative manner, rapid advances in labelling methods, microscope automation and camera and computer technology have made it easier to extract meaningful quantitative data from microscopy images. This transition of microscopy into a more quantitative technique brings significant scientific benefits in the form of new applications and improved performance and reproducibility. However, the multidisciplinary character also steepens the learning curve for the non-expert. The aim of this course is to lower the threshold for young and experienced researchers by providing an overview of different flavours of quantitative fluorescence microscopy techniques including live cell imaging, imaging of molecular dynamics and high-content microscopy. To this end, theoretical lectures will be complemented by hands-on sessions so as to provide in-depth practical knowledge.
Key Learning Outcomes:
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Science pushes the boundaries of our knowledge. The Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) is the agency that supports ground-breaking fundamental and strategic research at the universities of the Flemish Community. The FWO also stimulates cooperation between the Flemish universities and other research institutes.
Fundamental scientific research is focussed on expanding knowledge about human beings and their environment. As the level of knowledge of our society grows, so does the quality of life in general and the quality of training in particular. Young people are thus provided with every opportunity to deploy their talents in a broad array of disciplines.
Research financed by FWO, specially Strategic Basic Research, also contains an important step in the valorisation of scientific breakthroughs.
In the long term, such a high level of knowledge in combination with the resulting human capital pave the way for targeted and applied research, which has also a policy-supporting role. Decisions in economic or social domains can then also be influenced by the work of excellent research groups. This is not surprising, as ground-breaking research may lie at the heart of solutions to the key challenges facing our society today (environment, mobility, health, etc.). Science is the driver of innovation.
Fundamental research seldom leads to short-term economic or social valorisation. It is, however, essential for ensuring our welfare and well-being in the long term. That is why the FWO is dependent on government funding. A balanced distribution of resources between targeted and non-targeted research is required.
With the financing of strategic research in the broadest sense, the FWO takes an important step to valorisation.
Non-governmental 'research councils' are a tradition in Europe. The FWO, too, is a member of the European Research Council (ERC) and involved in various European research initiatives.
The Flemish Supercomputer Centre (VSC) is a virtual centre making supercomputer infrastructure available for both the academic and industrial world. This centre is managed by the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) in partnership with the five Flemish university associations
More information can be found on the FWO website
The HORIBA Group of worldwide companies provides an extensive array of instruments and systems for applications ranging from automotive R&D, process and environmental monitoring, in-vitro medical diagnostics, semiconductor manufacturing and metrology, to a broad range of scientific R&D and QC measurements. Proven quality and trustworthy performance have established widespread confidence in the HORIBA Brand.
Inspired by our unique motto, “JOY and FUN,” we focus on social responsibilities by building state-of-the-art products for scientific advancement; especially for protecting health, safety, and the environment. “HORIBARIANs,” the HORIBA employees all over the world, are looking forward to working with you and providing the best analytical solution for your needs.
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About the European Microscopy Society:
In 2002 the board of the European Microscopy Society has investigated the possibility to obtain a legal status for the European Microscopy Society (EMS). This appeared practically impossible, due to the many different systems of law in Europe. However, according to Dutch law, it was possible to install a foundation which can handle all the financial and other interests of EMS. Accordingly, on September 19th, 2003, the European Microscopy Foundation (EMF) was founded and officially registered. *
All the financial matters of EMS are handled through the official bank account of EMF:
Financing all the other activities of EMS (costs secretariat EMS, board meetings, travel costs, etc.)
The board of directors of EMF consists of three members, and is appointed by the board of directors of EMS. At present the Board consists of Josef Zweck (president), Virginie Serin (secretary) and Christian Schöfer (treasurer). Each year at least one meeting of the board is held, in which the board shall draw up a balance sheet and a statement of income and expenditure for the financial year that ended. These figures are also presented at the General Assembly of EMS. Regulations of EMF may not be contrary to the law, the Constitution and By-Laws of the European Microscopy Society.
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Located in Berlin, APE is a worldwide leading supplier in the field of ultrashort laser pulse diagnostic and tunable wavelength conversion.
Since 1992, APE is passionately supporting customers to get the best out of their ultrafast lasers, applications, and processes. That is why we develop and produce devices for our customers to measure, modify and improve their ultrafast laser solutions.
Our product portfolio includes optical parametric oscillators (OPOs), optical parametric amplifiers (OPAs), and systems for harmonic generation (HarmoniXX series). Our ultrashort pulse diagnostics line covers autocorrelators for pulse width measurements, spectrometers, and other equipment for measuring and characterizing femtosecond and picosecond laser pulses.
APE. At the Pulse of Light.
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|Mad City Labs, Inc offers a wide variety of nanopositioners, micropositioners, and instrument solutions. Please select from the categories below to browse our product lines. Custom/OEM options are available for the majority of our products. Contact our sales team about modifying existing products or developing customized solutions.|
Mad City Labs' piezo nanopositioning systems move and maintain the position of objects with sub-nanometer precision and high stability. Applications for nanopositioners include super resolution microscopy, high speed confocal imaging, AFM, NSOM, SPM, optical trapping, fiber positioning, single molecule spectroscopy, single molecule/particle tracking, high resolution optical alignment, nanoscopy and lithography.
Mad City Labs micropositioning stages are designed to complement our high precision piezo nanopositioning systems. Our micropositioning stages provide extended range of motion and are designed to provide a stable platform for our nanopositioners. Our product line includes high precision manual stages and fully automated, programmable stages for use with optical microscopes or stand-alone instruments.
Nano-scale precision motion and stability are cornerstones of research grade microscopes for high resolution imaging. Mad City Labs provides nanopositioning systems, micropositoining systems, and stabilization systems that assist users with developing and adapting instrumentation for their own application requirements. Contact our sales and engineering team to discuss the right products for your application.
Nano-scale precision motion and stability are cornerstones of research grade microscopes for single molecule imaging. Mad City Labs has developed modular microscopes that ease integration of optical components and assist users with developing and adapting instrumentation for their own application requirements. Contact our single molecule microscopy application development team to discuss the right products for your application.
High resolution AFM and NSOM require positioning systems with high resolution, repeatability, and stability. Mad City Labs has developed positioning systems that ease integration and assist users with developing and adapting instrumentation for their own application requirements. Our experienced sales and engineering team can assist you further with the right solution for your application.
The Nano-Gauge™ is an ultra high precision, single axis, displacement measuring instrument capable of resolving dimensions down to 1.5 nanometers (0.06 microinches) over a full scale range of 25mm (1 inch). Combining ease-of-use and small physical size, the Nano-Gauge™ can be quickly adapted to a wide variety of precision measurement situations without lengthy or complex setup procedures.
Nearly all standard systems can be modified for vacuum applications to 10-8 Torr if baking is not necessary. Many UHV applications require custom designed solutions. With experienced UHV instrumentation specialists on staff, we can provide custom nanopositioning and micropositioning solutions for your vacuum application.
Multilayer piezoactuators offer precise motion, low energy consumption, fast response times and high force, can be used in a variety of applications and environments, e.g. AFM, fiber positioning, valves, medical nanotechnology, and metrology. Piezoactuators offer considerable advantages although applications that require guided or repeatable motion are best served by our high precision, closed loop nanopositioning systems. We offer a standard range of 150V piezoactuators. In addition we can supply custom designed piezoactuators. Our piezoactuators can be controlled using our PA25 Amplifier or PA3 Amplifier for optimum performance.