About STOE

2013

Martin Fark becomes a shareholder and joines the management team, heading the commercial operations, together with Jens Richter who continues to be heading the scientific operations.

2010

MYTHEN 1K

Implementation of the DECTRIS solid state strip detector MYTHEN 1K for the STOE powder diffractometer systems.

2009

StadiVari

Introduction of the STOE open eulerian cradle StadiVari. Implementation of the DECTRIS solid state pixel detector PILATUS.

2008

IPDS 2T DB

Introduction of the IPDS 2T Dual Beam.

2006

Vertical Stadi MP

Jens Richter becomes managing director. Introduction of the vertical mounted STADI MP. IPDS 2T with Xenocs GeniX BDS.

2004

IPDS 2T

Introduction of the IPDS 2T.

2002

High-speed data readout for the IPDS II.

2001

IPDS II

Completion of STOE's new extension building offering much more space for offices and production facilities. Introduction of the STOE high throughput and combinatorial measurement diffractometer STADI P combi.

2000

IPDS II

Introduction of the:
- Imaging Plate Diffraction System II (IPDS II)
- Imaging Plate Position Sensitive Detector for Powder Diffraction Systems (IP-PSD)
- Four-Circle CCD Diffractometer STADI4 CCD

1997

Stadi MP

Introduction of the STOE Multi Purpose Diffractometer STADI MP.

1995

Prof. Dr. E. Wölfel dies at the age of 73. His three children and seven long-time employees inherit his STOE shares.

1992

IPDS

Introduction of the STOE Imaging Plate Diffraction System IPDS.

1979

Introduction of the patented STOE Transmission X-Ray Powder Diffraction System.

1976

Mrs. B. Dollmann becomes managing director of the company.

1970

Prof. Wölfel constructed a new film instrument, the Reciprocal Lattice Explorer, patented by STOE.

1968

Introduction of the STOE computer controlled 4-Circle Diffractometer System - STADI4.

1966

The Company moves to its present facility in Darmstadt.

1961

The STOE shares were offered by Viditon to E. Wölfel who continued to run the company. This was the start of the development and production of X-Ray diffractometer systems.

1960

Prof. Dr. E. Wölfel entered as share holder to Stoe. The company started to produce X-Ray equipment.

1959

The company was bought by Viditon Corporation Ltd., Ontario Canada.

1909

Goniometer

Fritz Reinheimer (a nephew of Peter Stoe) continued to run the company in Heidelberg. Production of improved models of one- and two-circle optical goniometers, cutting and grinding goniometers, goniometer heads etc.

1887

Peter Stoe

The company was founded by Peter Stoe in Heidelberg. Production of one- and two-circle optical goniometers with Prof. Dr. V. Goldschmidt.