Upcoming Events

  • FIB/SEM May 4-5, 2022, Johns Hopkins Applied Research Lab,Laurel, MD. USA
  • Lehigh Microscopy School, June 2022, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA. USA (tbd)
  • Microscopy & Microanalysis, July 31 - August  4, 2022, Portland, OR. USA


Patents

  • ​*U.S. Patents 8,740,209 & 8,789,826​​ & 10,522,324 & 10,801,926

Press Releases

  • February 1, 2022: EXpressLO LLC Submits U.S. Patent Application for Cryo-EM Specimen Handling



  • January 27, 2015: EXpressLO LLC Releases New Specimen Preparation Solution:




  • July 29, 2014: EXpressLO LLC Granted Second U.S. Patent for Innovative Specimen Preparation Methods: 

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  • June 3, 2014EXpressLO LLC Granted U.S. Patent for Flexible Specimen Carrier Support Grid: 




Our History

Lucille Giannuzzi exploited "lift out" in the mid to late 1990's after a light bulb went on the first time she saw a FIB being used for TEM specimen preparation of semiconductor materials. The technique subsequently known as ex situ lift out was used for a wide range of materials. After starting her own consulting and service business in 2010, Lucille revisited the ex situ lift out technique and developed added flexibility with a patented* grid design and method named EXpressLO™. She started offering ex situ lift out solutions including EXpressLO™ in 2012.  In the summer of 2013, Lucille spun these product offerings off and started a new company as President of EXpressLO LLC. EXpressLO LLC and customers are applying manipulation methods to FIB/PFIB specimens, particles, fibers, thin films, CNTs, and diamond anvil cell work.   Cryo-EXLO for biological and beam sensitive materials will be released soon!

"The only thing that stays the same is change."
                                             -- Melissa Etheridge

EXpressLO LLC
​     "solutions that make ¢ents"
Expert ex situ Lift Out and Micromanipulation Solutions​ 
fast, easy, flexible & cost effective
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