Oxford Instruments PLC (LON:OXIG) is engaged in the research, development, manufacture and sale of high technology instruments. The Company combines core technologies in areas, such as low temperature and high magnetic field environments; X-ray, electron and optical based metrology; nuclear magnetic resonance, advanced growth, deposition and etching. It has two segments Analytical and Superconductivity. The Analytical business provides measurement and fabrication instruments for industrial and commercial customers. Its Superconductivity business provides materials, tools and systems for industrial and government customers working at the frontiers of science. On April 9, 2008, the Company acquired 100% of Technologies and Devices International Inc. On May 28, 2008, the Company acquired 100% of Oxford Instruments Nordiska AB from LINK Analytical AB.