Founder of Edinburgh Instruments and Professor Emeritus of Heriot-Watt University Desmond ‘Des' Smith (OBE FRS, FRSE, F.Inst.P), sadly died in August aged 92.
Professor Smith came to Scotland in 1970 from Reading in the south of England to establish the Department of Physics at Heriot-Watt University. The University developed the first Research Park in Europe in 1971, launching Edinburgh Instruments as
Edinburgh Instruments is delighted to announce the release of its new benchtop FTIR Spectrometer, the IR5, designed and manufactured at their global headquarters in Scotland.
The IR5 is the first Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectrometer of the Edinburgh Instruments brand, renowned for its expertise in instrumentation for Raman, fluorescence, and UV-Vis absorption spectroscopies. The IR5 is a modern, high-performance benchtop FTIR
Edinburgh Instruments is delighted to announce the introduction of a new upgrade for its photoluminescence spectrometers, designed and manufactured at their global headquarters in Scotland.
The MicroPL upgrade enables the study of spectral or time-resolved photoluminescence of samples in the microscopic scale by converting an Edinburgh Instruments photoluminescence (PL) spectrometer into a combined spectrometer and microscope system. A wide range of
Edinburgh Instruments is delighted to launch a series of pulsed light sources for time-resolved photoluminescence spectroscopy. The VPL, VPLED and HPL series of pulsed diode lasers and LEDs expand the range of compact, monochromatic sources on offer, while the AGILE supercontinuum laser provides tunable picosecond pulses across the visible and NIR regions.
Fig 1. Edinburgh Instruments light sources
The HPL diode lasers
We are delighted to announce our new affiliated partnership with Edinburgh Rugby.
Edinburgh Rugby has been competing at the forefront of Scottish and European rugby for over 145 years. As we mark our own 50th Anniversary, this collaboration is a perfect opportunity to work together and reinforce our world-class spectroscopic instrumentation alongside Edinburgh Rugby’s formidable reputation and winning drive.
Our branding will
Techcomp Instruments Limited (“Techcomp”) is delighted to announce that Techcomp Europe has successfully completed the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Isotopx Limited, based in Middlewich, Cheshire.
For the past 13 years Isotopx has been at the forefront of mass spectrometer design and innovation. The whole team at Isotopx, led by CEO and founder Zenon Palacz, are justifiably proud of their
Staff at Techcomp Research and Engineering Centre (TREC) were delighted to take the keys this week to a new facility situated alongside their Scottish HQ in West Lothian.
The facility will enable TREC to further support the research and development requirements of Techcomp’s three core technologies: Molecular Spectroscopy, Chromatography and Laboratory Products. It expands the footprint of Techcomp in the UK
In response to excellent business growth throughout the Americas, we have made a number of exciting appointments to our team in recent months. We are now delighted to announce that Christophe Roux has joined the team from sister company Froilabo and will be leading our business development activities on the American continent.
Christophe will be based at our new, larger premises
As we enter 2021, we are delighted to celebrate 50 fantastic years in business.
Founded in 1971 by Professor Des Smith, we have grown from humble beginnings as a private spin-out company on Britain’s first University “Research Park” at Herriot Watt University in Edinburgh to become global leaders in the field of research, development and manufacturing of state-of-the-art spectroscopic instrumentation. Over
Edinburgh Instruments is delighted to announce the launch of the new RMS1000 Raman Microscope designed and manufactured at their global headquarters in Scotland.
The RMS1000 Raman Microscope is an open architecture, research grade confocal Raman Microscope. It has been designed to be adapted to almost any modern, state-of-the-art Raman application. This high-end research tool has been built with no compromises; resulting