202016Sep
First infrared nano-spectroscopy demo at the Canadian synchrotron (CLS)

With the support of the Canadian Light Source (CLS), a live demonstration of the neaSNOM nano-FTIR microscope in August 2016 provided researchers the opportunity to show synchrotron infrared nano-spectroscopy at the CLS for the first time. neaspec’s application engineer Tobias Gokus partnered with the Canadian Light Source scientists Scott Rosendahl and Stuart Read to implement the neaSNOM into the…

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42016Feb
neaspec wins the iF product design award 2016 for nano-FTIR

neaspec’s neaSNOM microscope wins the prestigious iF design award 2016 in the category products. Each year the iF International Forum Design GmbH awards particularly well-designed industrial products to communicate the importance of design. The iF DESIGN AWARD is a symbol for excellent form, aesthetic quality and user-focused, efficient design around the world. The neaSNOM near-field microscope was awarded the IF…

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242015Jul
Rainer Hillenbrand presents @ ICAVS8 in Vienna

Prof. Rainer Hillenbrand, co-founder and scientific advisor of neaspec GmbH talks about the unique advantages of the neaSNOM near-field microscope at the ICAVS 2015 in Vienna. The ICAVS is a leading international conference for advances in vibrational spectroscopy and brings together researchers, application scientists and instrument developers. Prof. Rainer Hillenbrand was interviewed to highlight the…

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102015Jun
Terahertz near-field microscopy at 30nm spatial resolution

Due to their long wavelengths, terahertz radiation runs into difficulties when detecting extremely small structures. However, by combining terahertz radiation with a near-field microscope, it is possible to increase the lateral resolution into the nanometer range. neaspec GmbH and Fraunhofer IPM have developed a ready-to-use terahertz system that is capable of achieving a spatial resolution…

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12014Jul
Prof. Rainer Hillenbrand (neaspec Scientific Advisor & Co-Founder) wins the Ludwig-Genzel-Prize 2014

Prof. Rainer Hillenbrand (neaspec Scientific Advisor & Co-Founder) wins the Ludwig-Genzel-Prize 2014 for the design and development of infrared near-field spectroscopy and the application of this novel spectro­scopic method in different areas of natural sciences. Prof. Rainer Hillenbrand is a pioneer and world-leading expert at developing devices for optical near-field microscopy. This revolutionary surface-imaging technique…

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32014Mar
attocube systems AG acquires the majority holding in neaspec GmbH

Munich-based nanotechnology specialist attocube took over the majority share in neaspec GmbH by mid-February. neaspec and attocube share a common history and the same values: They have been founded as spin-offs from prestigious research institutes (CeNS & Max-Planck-Institute), are passionate in developing excellent products, enabling applications close to the limit of what is physically and…

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42013Dec
neaspec wins STEP award competition 2013 for best product & technology

neaspec won the STEP award competition 2013 for the best product & technology. The laudators emphasized that the prize was awarded to neaspec, because its product and technology has the potential to become a champion in the field of chemical nano-analytics. The STEP award aims to stimulate companies in their growth phase for their successful future development. It is…

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22013Feb
nano-FTIR – A new era modern analytical chemistry

Nanoscale chemical identification and mapping of materials now becomes possible with nano-FTIR from neaspec GmbH. This technique combines the best of two worlds, the high spatial resolution of Atomic Force Microscopy and the analytical power of Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy. nano-FTIR allows for fast and reliable chemical identification of virtually any material at the…

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82012Nov
neaspec wins CeNS Publication Award 2012

This year, neaspec wins two(!) CeNS publication awards from the Center of NanoScience in Munich: One for a Nano Letters publication for demonstrating the nano-FTIR technology with a custom-developed broadband IR-laser The other for a Nature publication for neaspec’s unique Graphene plasmon interference mapping technology

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122012Sep
neaspec selected as a top 20 finalist of the STEP award competition 2012

neaspec is selected as a top 20 finalist of the STEP award competition 2012. The STEP Award is a german enterprise award initiated by Infraserv Höchst and the F.A.Z.-Institute with a price money of 100.000 Euro. Together with numerous sponsors and partners, the award aims to stimulate companies in their growth phase for their successful development.

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192012Jun
Plasmons on Graphene with neaSNOM

Two independent research teams have successfully used their infrared near-field microscopes (neaSNOM) for laying down a ghost: visualizing Dirac plasmons propagating along graphene, for the first time. They also demonstrate electric tuning of these plasmons, important for applications. more… “Gate-tuning of graphene plasmons revealed by infrared nano-imaging”, Z. Fei,  A. S. Rodin,  G. O. Andreev,  W….

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282011Jul
neaspec is one of the winners of the Munich Business Plan Competition 2011

neaspec is one of the winners of the Munich Business Plan Competition 2011, Munich and Bavaria’s most prestigious business plan competition. The Munich Business Plan Competition (MBPW) has been founded by industry and universities. It helps start-up companies to set up their businesses and offers networking opportunities for entrepreneurs in the Munich and Bavaria Area.

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