MADISON, Wis., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's most innovative hard drive makers, Seagate Technology, has adopted Imago's LEAP Microscope to meet unique manufacturing challenges. Pat Ryan, Seagate's Executive Director, stated, "Seagate has long recognized the need for new microscopy techniques to further the advancement of our technologies and continue our leadership role." Ryan added, "Imago's LEAP is a powerful addition to our arsenal as it represents a uniquely capable and analytical tool for the development of advanced thin film magnetic heads and media." Imago's LEAP microscope provides mission-critical information at the atomic scale allowing scientists and engineers to positively identify all elements and isotopes within a structure. The true power of the LEAP lies in its ability to tie compositional information to structure allowing manufacturers to shorten time to market, enhance product yields and maximize capital equipment utilization. Dr. Timothy Stultz, President and CEO of Imago Scientific Instruments, stated, "Developing revolutionary technology that is not only state-of-the-art but is also practical enough to meet the needs of this demanding and complicated market has always been one of our goals." Stultz added, "We are delighted to work with a recognized technology leader such as Seagate and we are committed to providing application-driven solutions to a number of emerging analytical problems in the magnetic data storage industry." The LEAP Microscope has proven successful in solving a variety of issues facing manufacturers of high-performance devices such as the analysis of buried interfaces and grain boundaries. About Seagate Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide-range of Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile, and Consumer Electronics applications. The company is committed to delivering award-winning products, customer support and reliability, to meet the world's growing demand for information storage. Seagate can be found around the globe and at http://www.seagate.com . About Imago Scientific Instruments Corporation Imago Scientific Instruments Corporation is the recognized world leader in the development of Nanolytical(R) tools and solutions for manufacturers, engineers, scientists and researchers involved in the nano-technology revolution. Imago is committed to the sustained advancement of nano-technology and continually develops groundbreaking Nanolytical solutions specifically intended to address unique issues facing our clients and partners. Imago has developed a worldwide customer base and delivers support from a number of locations in the United States, Japan, and Asia Pacific. For more information, see http://www.imago.com .
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