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Calipso is the specialist in the world on surface analysis with Low Energy Ion Scattering (LEIS). 

The company was founded in 1997 by professor dr. Hidde H. Brongersma as a spin-off of the Eindhoven University of Technology. It started as a service company, providing analytical surface analysis with our in-house developed HS-LEIS technology.

Calipso serves many of the leading companies in the area of catalysts, semiconductors, polymers, ceramics, etc. We are working on problems at the front-end of R&D in many application areas.

Calipso also takes part in problem solving as a consultant. We unite more than 35 years of experience in the use and interpretation of surface analysis techniques with high-tech, state-of-the-art technology. 

We also offer application and service support and we are highly interested to do research with our customers on new applications.