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TESCAN is one of the global suppliers of scientific instruments. The company is building its reputation and brand name in the field of designing and manufacturing scanning electron microscopes and system solutions for different applications.

About TESCAN

The company is focused on research, development and manufacturing of scientific instruments and laboratory equipment such as:

  • scanning electron microscopes
  • supplementary accessories for SEMs
  • light optical microscopy accessories and image processing
  • special vacuum chambers and custom systems
  • detection systems
  • scientific hardware and software development

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Research & Development
TESCAN strives to keep improving continuously their products, which creates a competitive advantage for its customers. The TESCAN brand is becoming established thanks to the company’s participation in top research projects and cooperation with the leading companies in the field of electron microscopy and microanalysis. As a result, TESCAN’s instrumentation and innovative solutions have won a leading position in the world of nano- and microtechnology.

Manufacturing philosophy
We recognize that the highest quality and reliability of our products is the foundation of our business. The advanced information system for resources and company processes optimization, the top level of our technology equipment and quality management system constitute the real preconditions for meeting customer expectations about quality, price and delivery.

World wide availability of our products and services

Sales & Service

More than 3000 SEM installations in more than 80 countries prove the highest technical solution of TESCAN products.
TESCAN sales and service network covers countries all over the world. The team of sales representatives and well-trained service staff is capable to assure fast service and customer support as well as detailed product information.

Support

We have worldwide customer support

  • TESCAN CHINA, Ltd.
  • TESCAN USA, Inc.
  • TESCAN-UK, Ltd.
  • TESCAN FRANCE
  • TESCAN BENELUX
  • TESCAN do BRASIL
  • TESCAN GmbH (DE, AT, CH)
About Tescan

History and present of TESCAN company

  • 2019
    • Launch of the new SEM and FIB-SEM based on the S8000 platform equipped with the field-free UHR BrightBeam™ SEM column.
    • TESCAN CLARA FEG-SEM and TESCAN CLARA cryo
    • AMBER Series: TESCAN AMBER X Xe plasma FIB-SEM, TESCAN AMBER Ga FIB-SEM, and TESCAN AMBER cryo.
    • Launch of the new SEM and FIB-SEM based on the S9000 platform with the Triglav™ UHR SEM technology.
    • TESCAN MAGNA FEG-SEM
    • SOLARIS Series: TESCAN SOLARIS Ga FIB-SEM, and TESCAN SOLARIS X Xe plasma FIB-SEM
  • 2018
    • TESCAN XRE established – X-ray micro-CT analyzers (TESCAN UniTOM, TESCAN CoreTOM, TESCAN DynaTOM)
    • Release of the iFIB+ column, an upgraded Xe plasma FIB column with superior capabilities for fast and precise large-scale milling
    • Launch of the new S9000 Series: TESCAN S9000 FEG-SEM, TESCAN 9000G Ga FIB-SEM, and TESCAN S9000X Xe plasma FIB-SEM, all based on the Triglav™ UHR SEM technology
    • Launch of the TESCAN 8000X Xe plasma FIB fitted with the field-free UHR BrightBeam™ SEM column and the iFIB+ column
  • 2017
    • Introduction of TESCAN S8000G Ga FIB-SEM and TESCAN S8000 SEM equipped withthe BrightBeam™ SEM column with non-immersion ultra-high resolution imaging capabilities
    • Novel Orage™ Ga FIB column released
  • 2016
    • Introduction of Models 2016 equiped with TriglavTM column – XEIA3 model 2016, GAIA3 model 2016 and MAIA3 model 2016
  • 2015
    • Newly established subsidiary company TESCAN do Brasil
    • Newly established subsidiary company TESCAN Benelux
    • Q-PHASE, the unique multimodal holographic microscope, introduced
    • XEIA3 introduced
  • 2014
    • Acquisition of AppFive
    • GAIA3 introduced
    • RISE – World’s first fully-integrated Scanning Electron Microscope and Raman Imaging introduced
  • 2013
    • New subsidiary company TESCAN-UK Ltd formed
    • Merger of TESCAN and ORSAY PHYSICS: TESCAN ORSAY HOLDING, a.s.
    • Inauguration of the new production and administration building
    • New subsidiary company TESCAN Brno, s.r.o. formed
    • MAIA3 introduced
  • 2012
    • CEO Jaroslav Klima named Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 in the South Moravian Region and Technology Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 in the Czech Republic
  • 2011
    • FERA3 introduced
    • TIMA (TESCAN Integrated Mineral Analyzer) introduced
    • 20th anniversary of the company
    • 1000th SEM installed
    • ISO Certification, Certificate of Exceptionality (TÜV SÜD Czech)
  • 2010
    • Introduction of third generation of SEMs
    • Transformation to a joint stock company
    • Acquisition of Tescan USA
    • General Manager Jaroslav Klima named Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 in the South Moravian Region
  • 2009
    • Establishing a branch office in China (TESCAN China)
    • INDUSEM introduced – a scanning electron microscope for industrial use
  • 2008
    • LYRA I FEG introduced
    • Introduced VEGA II EasyProbe, an EasySEM™ with a fully integrated One-Touch EDX
  • 2007
    • LYRA I FIB-SEM introduced
    • MIRA II Schottky FE-SEM with In-Beam Detector
    • World’s first live stereoscopic SEM imaging
  • 2006
    • VEGA II 3D Metrology
  • 2005
    • MIRA I Schottky FE-SEM
    • In-Flight Beam Tracing™ technology for MIRA introduced
  • 2004
    • VEGA II SEM – second generation with 8 standard models
    • Released Wide Field Optics™ unique electron-optical design
    • ISO 14001, 9001 Quality Certification
  • 2003
    • LVSTD – the Low Vacuum Secondary Electron Detector – patented
  • 2002
    • Large chamber models for VEGA SEM released
  • 2001
    • Award of the Engineering Academy of the Czech Republic
  • 2000
    • Variable Pressure VEGA SEM introduced
  • 1999
    • VEGA SEM with built-in remote control introduced
  • 1996
    • First compact fully PC controlled SEM PROXIMA introduced
  • 1992
    • Image processor “Satellite” for upgrading older SEMs to digital image acquisition
  • 1991
    • TESCAN, s.r.o. established