Nikon Metrology

Zebrafish “cell-fie” takes first place in Nikon Small World competition 2016

The annual Nikon Small World competition encourages scientists, photographers and hobbyists from around the world to showcase proficiency and photographic excellence of photography taken under the microscope. In this article you can find a selection of the top entries including the winning zebrafish face.     Dr. Ruiz brings the world face-to-face with his research on facial development and cellular morphogenesis with his winning image of a four-day-old zebrafish embryo. Dr. Ruiz uses the zebrafish to study genetic mutations that lead to Read more...

Medical Device Inspection Webinar

Medical Device Inspection Solutions: 101 – Nov 15, 2:00 PM EST As the Metrology industry continues to expand companies are finding themselves with a surplus of inspection solutions from stereo and compound microscopes, industrial confocal microscopy to benchtop SEM imaging devices. Each of these products has their strengths and weaknesses, making it difficult to decide which inspection solution will provide you with the competitive edge you have been searching for. This webinar will provide you with an overview of the latest metrology techniques Read more...

NEW: Nikon DS-Fi3 and DS-L4 microscope camera & control unit

  Nikon Metrology announces the release of the DS-Fi3 microscope camera and the DS-L4 camera control unit in the Digital Sight series. The Digital Sight series has gained a strong reputation amongst universities and laboratories in the medical and biological fields as well as industrial R&D and inspection sites. The DS-Fi3 introduces high-resolution color imaging, high sensitivity, low noise, high-speed live display and excellent colour reproducibility. It is presented alongside the DS-L4 tablet-type compact camera control unit optimized for Read more...

Nikon Movie Theater – Beyond the logo

Movie Theater - a video introduction to Nikon

Want to discover more about Nikon and find out what goes on behind the scenes? Take a look at the Movie Theater for a video introduction to the brand.   From the precision equipment and instruments to the imaging products, take an in depth look at what happens within Nikon, beyond the logo. See the history of the first ever microscopes, lenses and cameras to the present day development and production activities across the widening scope of solutions. Nikon has had an enormous impact on the modern society, not just with the digital cameras and Read more...

Show review – Control 2016: focusing on automation and increased productivity

For Nikon Metrology, the 30th edition of the Control show saw the introduction of the Laser Radar next-generation shop floor CMM, HN-C3030 gear inspection system and ceramic bridge Altera range among a variety of video and microscope measuring systems. With a multitude of robotized inspection applications, the emphasis on automation and increased productivity was evident. The Nikon Metrology team would like to thank everybody who came to visit. For the people who couldn’t make it to the Control show this year, or would like to learn more about what Read more...

Richard Weston “The architect with a microscope”

Revisiting the Richard Weston studio Here you can follow the Richard Weston story, from his silk scarves at London’s Liberty store and images in the Olympic village to the application of the Nikon microscope solution. In the article “The architect with a microscope” written by Rebecca Pool for Microscopy & Analysis, some special images can be found. The link to the online article is below, alongside our previous blog item featuring Richard.   Take a look at the Microscopy & Analysis piece here or to revisit our previous article please Read more...

Nikon Mexico Opens New Metrology Showroom

Nikon Mexico Opens New Metrology Showroom Brighton, MI – December 22, 2015 – As a result of increased business in Latin America, Nikon Mexico will be opening a new metrology showroom located in Queretaro, Mexico. To celebrate their grand opening they will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The open house is free to the public and will showcase their new state of the art metrology showroom. In addition to tours of the new office, application engineers will be available to provide customers with interactive Read more...

Nikon microscope enables more efficient rock sample categorisation

CASP researchers choose “brilliant” stereomicroscope for geological research CASP is a non-profit, charitable trust carrying out field- literature-, and analysis-based geological research in prospective hydrocarbon basins. Funding comes entirely from subscriptions by the oil and gas industry. CASP members of staff publish the results of their research in internationally renowned peer-reviewed scientific journals after a suitable delay. Fieldwork forms the core of CASP’s work. This not only involves field descriptions and photographs of rock Read more...

New Case Story: Open University establishes world lead in weld testing for safety-critical applications

Nikon Metrology photomicrography equipment supports high precision stress-strain analysis at elevated temperatures and under vacuum To assist research into optimal procedures for welding aero engine fan blades, nuclear pressure vessels and other safety-critical fabrications, a new material testing capability has been developed at the Open University in Milton Keynes, UK. The digital image correlation-based technique uses digital images to measure spatially resolved deformation of test samples at elevated temperatures under vacuum. This method allows Read more...

Nikon Metrology announces new benchtop JCM-6000Plus NeoScope™

The new benchtop scanning electron microscope, JCM-6000Plus NeoScope™, is designed to fulfill the diversifying needs of customers. The JCM-6000Plus is the third generation of the popular NeoScope benchtop SEM designed for convenience and ease of use. Nikon and JEOL have established a firm partnership in 2008 and this combination of experience and technology helps customers to obtain better insight in their products and finally increasing the daily productivity. The JCM-6000Plus is equipped with the high-sensitivity semiconductor detectors found in Read more...