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SHIMADZU and DECTRIS Ltd. Signed Frame Contract about the Delivery of DETECTORS For SHIMADZU X-Ray Diffraction Systems

(PresseBox) (Kyoto (Japan), ) Hiroyuki Murakita, General Manager of X-ray/Surface Analysis Business Unit at SHIMADZU Corporation and Clemens Schulze-Briese, CSO at DECTRIS Ltd. signed a frame contract about the delivery of detectors for the x-ray diffraction systems of SHIMADZU.

Due to the outstanding reputation of DECTRIS detectors in the x-ray diffraction market, SHIMADZU signed a delivery agreement for detectors for their x-ray diffraction systems. Hiroaki Furukawa, Product Manager for X-ray products at Shimadzu says: "The detector has 1280 channels. We can use this point to realize the faster analysis of our XRD customers for various applications, such as the quality control of chemical materials including pharmaceutical, the analysis of catalyst, and environmental applications. We developed the software for controlling this detector and succeeded to maximize the performance of the detectors."

Clemens Schulze-Briese says: "Our knowledge in the synchrotron market enables us to provide high reliable and sensitive detectors for the laboratory market. We believe that the customers receiving the systems from SHIMADZU including our detectors will be very satisfied and happy to work with such a high performance x-ray diffractometer"

About SHIMADZU

Analytical & Measuring Technology developed by Shimadzu Corporation can be easily termed as "Technology for Science". Our high-level, sophisticated products include Chromatographs, Light Absorption Analysis Systems, and Composition and X-ray/Surface Analysis Systems. We provide a broad range of analytical instruments indispensable for research, development, and quality control in a variety of fields, including new drug development. For primary instruments such as the Liquid Chromatographs and Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometers, we have moved actively to incorporate technology that responds to the latest global needs. As a result, we are anticipating continued future growth in these important markets.

Shimadzu also provides a broad range of high-precision testing and measuring technology that is essential for product development. Our high-precision measuring instruments are used for the evaluation of physical properties, non-destructive inspection, and environmental measurement.

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DECTRIS Ltd. is one of the technical leading companies in X-ray detection. The DECTRIS photon counting detectors have transformed basic research at synchrotron light sources, as well as in the laboratory and with industrial X-Ray applications. DECTRIS aims to continuously improve the measurement quality, thereby enabling new scientific findings. The broad range of products is based on this pioneering technology, all scaled to meet the needs of various applications. DECTRIS also provides solutions for customer developments in scientific and industrial X-Ray detection.

DECTRIS was awarded the 2010 Swiss Economic Award in the High-Tech Biotech category, the most prestigious prize for start-up companies in Switzerland.