>It is now widely know that Europa Scientific has run into financial
>difficulties and faces an uncertain future. Europa has played an
>important part in the development of new instrumentation and
>applications for stable isotopes for many years. If their contribution
>to the field is lost then I fear that much of the momentum in new
>applications will also be lost. In the long run it is not in the best
>interests of the isotope community to have instrument manufacture
>concentrated in an ever smaller number of companies.
>I am hopeful that the strenuous efforts being made by Europa staff to
>revive the company and continue its distinctive approach will be
>successful. It will help these efforts if users can offer as much
>support as possible at this time.
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