ScIDre started a new development project on behalf of the Argonne National Laboratory

In close cooperation with the Emerging Materials Group of John Mitchell from the Argonne National Laboratory (Illinois, USA), we just started a new development project.

The goal is to create a highly advanced…

Paul Scherrer Institute ordered a 150 bar version of our HKZ floating zone furnace

The Solid State Chemistry Group of Prof. K. Conder from Paul Scherrer Institute PSI in Villingen, Switzerland, ordered a HKZ floating zone furnace which will be able to perform growth experiments with up to 150 bar atmosphere pressure. 

ScIDre started the setup of a 300 bar HKZ floating zone furnace

Recently, we started the setup of an ultra-high pressure floating zone furnace, suitable to handle pressures of up to 300 bar oxygen or argon within the growth chamber.

University of Shanghai ordered the first HKZ furnace of the new generation

Mediated by our new distributor in China, the University of Shanghai ordered the first model of the updated and optimized 2015/2016 generation of our Optical Floating Zone Furnace HKZ.

New distribution partner in China

We are happy to announce that Quantum Design China ( will act as distributor and marketing partner for our products in the territory of People’s Republic of China.

Dresdner Transferbrief 1.16 – ScIDre company portrait

In its first issue of 2016, the Dresdner Transferbrief features a ScIDre company portrait and our product and services overview. The article (in German) can be downloaded or read online.

Technology Transfer Press Article

Dresdener Universitätsjournal published an article dealing with technology transfer and ideas exploitation offered by ScIDre (link to pdf version, page 11). Often researchers are legally prevented or have no capacity or time to promote and sell self-developed equipment, although…

We have moved

In order to be closer to our workshop "Campuswerkstatt" and the main scientific institutes in Dresden, we have moved to the central Südvorstadt into a beautiful old building. The new address is Gutzgowstrasse 30, 01069 Dresden. All phone numbers remain unchanged.

Delivery of the new Rotatable Flux Crystal Growth Furnace to Augsburg University

The new Flux Crystal Growth Furnace RFO was constructed, build and delivered to Augsburg University.

The Flux Crystal Growth Furnace is a powerful software-controlled tube furnace, designed for the growth of single crystals from molten fluxes. The furnace can be operated in air, but the process chamber can also be evacuated and filled with argon or nitrogen with a slight overpressure in…

HePump - new joint R&D project for the development of a liquid helium pump

Design and Development of a Liquid Helium Pump

The development of a new liquid helium pump is the purpose of a joint R&D project between ScIDre, the Bitzer-Chair of Refrigeration, Cryogenics and Compressor Technology of the TU Dresden and the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden (IFW Dresden). The project has started in summer 2015. It will last for 2.5 years…