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Bench refractometers or polarimeters
  • Bench refractometers
Chromatographic detectors
  • Photodetectors
Digital cameras
  • Line scan cameras
Electron microscopes
  • Microprobe stations
  • Probe test stations
  • Flow meters
Fluorescent microscopes
  • Confocal fluorescence microscopes
  • Deconvolution fluorescence microscopes
  • Total internal reflection fluorescence TIRF microscopes
Frequency counters or timer or dividers
  • Photon counting systems
Fume hoods or cupboards
  • Chemical hoods
Graphic recorders
  • Digital panel meters
HEPA filtered enclosures
  • Biosafety cabinets
Infrared imagers
  • Infrared viewers
  • Near infrared cameras
  • Autocorrelators
  • Optical spectrum analyzers
  • Wavelength meters
Isolation glove boxes
Laboratory safety furnaces
  • Oxidation furnaces
Laser beam analyzers
  • Laser beam profilers
Laser fax machine
  • Laser facsimile machines
Laser printers
  • Argon-ion lasers
  • Extreme ultraviolet lasers
  • Femtosecond lasers
  • Laser tweezers
  • Nitrogen lasers
  • Single photon lasers
  • Tunable diode lasers
  • Tunable dye lasers
Level generators
  • Pulse generators
  • Photodiode array detectors
  • Streak cameras
Optical choppers
  • Digital storage oscilloscopes DSO
Personal computers
Power meters
  • Optical power meters
  • Optical time domain reflectometers OTDR
Scanning electron microscopes
  • Scanning electron microscopes SEM
Scanning light or spinning disk or laser scanning microscopes
  • Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering CARS microscopes
  • Near field scanning optical microscopes NSOM
  • Raman microscopes
Scanning probe microscopes
  • Atomic force microscopes AFM
Semiconductor process systems
  • Contact lithography systems
  • Electron beam lithography systems
  • Plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition PECVD systems
  • Reactive ion etchers RIE
  • Spin coaters
  • Vacuum deposition systems
Semiconductor testers
  • Semiconductor parameter analyzers
Spectrofluorimeters or fluorimeters
  • Fluorescence lifetime spectrometers
  • Spectrofluorimeters
  • Spectroscopes
Temperature cycling chambers or thermal cyclers
  • Rapid thermal annealers RTA
Tumblers or polishers
  • Chemical mechanical polishing CMP systems
Utility knives
  • Optical fiber cleavers
Vibration testers
  • Laser Doppler vibrometers
Voltage or current meters
  • Current monitors
Xenon lamp
  • Xenon arc lamps


Analytical or scientific software
  • Adept Scientific GRAMS
  • Mathsoft Mathcad
  • Pattern recognition software
  • Photon Design FIMMPROP
  • Photon Design PICWave
  • Spectroscopy software
  • The MathWorks MATLAB Hot technology
  • Wolfram Research Mathematica
Computer aided design CAD software
  • Apollo Photonics APSS
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Hot technology
  • Dassault Systemes CATIA Hot technology
  • Optiwave OptiBPM
  • Optiwave OptiFDTD
  • Optiwave OptiSPICE
  • Photon Design CrystalWave
  • Photon Design FIMMWAVE
  • Photon Design OmniSim
Development environment software
  • C Hot technology
  • Microsoft .NET Framework Hot technology
  • Microsoft Visual Basic Hot technology
  • National Instruments LabVIEW Hot technology
Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot technology
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Microsoft Visio Hot technology
Object or component oriented development software
  • C# Hot technology
  • C++ Hot technology
  • Python Hot technology
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot technology
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot technology
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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