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NPL and Queensgate collaboration improves spatial correction for multi-axis nanopositioning

New research paper available As part of the Analysis for Innovators program round 6, Queensgate, in collaboration with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), were awarded funding for a project to investigate parasitic motion/off-axis errors in multi-axis nanopositioning stages, and develop a unique and practical correction methodology. All moving systems have a certain amount of unwanted […]

How to care for your automated microscope stages

Maintain the efficiency of motorised microscope stages Our precision microscope automation and nanopositioning systems are manufactured to the highest standards.  They are backed by comprehensive technical support, repair services and warranties, so that if you have a question about initial setup or subsequent use you can be sure of a fast and effective resolution.  In […]

Prior Scientific is pleased to introduce its newest automated slide loader, the SL160.

Prior Scientific is pleased to introduce its newest automated slide loader, the SL160.  This 160 slide capacity loader combines reliability, easy set up, and high capacity to provide automated slide loading to a wide variety of existing upright microscopes or with the use of Prior’s OpenStand microscope.  This SL160 will be the standard for OEMs […]

Introducing a new high-load Piezo wafer Z stage

Queensgate, a brand of Prior Scientific, introduces a new high-load Piezo wafer Z stage Queensgate’s wafer Z stage is a new addition to its product line, achieving fast response and settle times using Queensgate’s leading digital closed-loop controllers. Queensgate, a brand of Prior Scientific, has announced the launch of the WP-Z-120A Wafer Stage. Millisecond response […]

Prior Scientific introduces motorized nosepieces for use with OpenStand microscopes

Prior Scientific introduces motorized nosepieces for use with OpenStand microscopes Prior’s motorized objective changer nosepieces are the latest addition to the OpenStand product family to provide customers with additional automation for OEM optical solutions and one-off custom microscopes Rockland, MA. USA – 21 July 2022: Prior Scientific Instruments Ltd., a manufacturer of microscopy solutions and […]

Prior Scientific introduces CS200 joysticks and touchscreen to control Prior stages and focus drives, and motorized accessories

Prior Scientific release the new CS200 series of joysticks and TS200 touchscreen display to control their ProScan™ and OptiScan™ products. Prior Scientific, a manufacturer of microscopy solutions and precision optical and electromechanical equipment, today announced the launch of the CS200 line of joysticks. These joysticks offer a simple, ergonomic, and cost-effective way to manually control your […]

Prior Scientific Introduces the OpenStand Motorized Optical Stand

A new motorized stand combined with Prior Scientific’s portfolio of automation and optical components offers a new way to develop custom optical platforms. The OpenStand is a unique modular platform that allows for easy customization. It is a fully configurable and motorized optical stand, when combined with a range of readily available optics, light sources […]

COVID-19/Coronavirus Update

7 April 2020 Update  To: All Employees, Customers, Suppliers, Visitors and Contractors  General  In light of the global spread of the COVID-19, Prior Scientific is providing this updated notice to outline the policy implemented to prevent the spread of the virus. Prior Scientific continuously monitors government and health organization recommendations to ensure that we follow all […]

Queensgate: collaborating to push the boundaries of measurement science

The National Physical Laboratory and Queensgate share an unrelenting passion for better precision at the cutting edge of measurement science Queensgate XY stage in AFM at National Physical Laboratories Queensgate – a brand of Prior Scientific Instruments – offers their customers maximum precision and accuracy along with high-speed solutions for the nanopositioning challenges they face. […]

Prior Scientific Food Donation at Jimmy’s

Prior Scientific wanted to support our local community, and one of our employees thought a food donation at Jimmy’s homeless shelter in Cambridge would be amazing, as Christmas is a time of giving and they would be very grateful. To find out how we helped and how you can also get involved click on the article

100 Years under the microscope

At the end of our 100 year our CEO, Tom Freda talks to Inside Industry Magazine about Prior’s history and how the company has evolved over the course of 100 years into the business it is today.