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
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.
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
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 .
SOURCE Imago Scientific Instruments Corporation