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Atomic Spectroscopy News

18 Dec 2015

Photonis USA has announced that it has reached an agreement with MasCom Technologies GmbH of Bremen, Germany, to stock and resell a wide selection of discrete dynode electron multipliers designed for use in inductively coupled mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) instruments. The agreement adds to Photonis’ extensive line of electron multiplier products.

11 Sep 2015

Rand Capital Corporation has invested $250,000 as part of a $4.3 million equity capital funding round in SciAps, Inc., manufacturer of handheld analytical instruments. The funding round was led by new investor Jolimont Global Mining Systems with participation from Rand Capital, and other existing investors including SciAps CEO and Founder Donald Sackett, as well as two additional new investors.

Photograph of Klaus Berka
31 Aug 2015

Analytik Jena celebrates its 25th anniversary. As one of the first companies founded in East Germany after the fall of the Berlin wall, they have grown to offer a wide range of analytical products including a wide wide of atomic spectroscopy instrumentation.

13 Aug 2015

Unique “graffiti” on the walls of a cave in central China describes the effects drought had on the local population over the past 500 years. Stable isotope and elemental analysis of stalactites have been able to confirm the climate variations.

29 Jul 2015

Scientists at Loughborough University hope their early trials of a new technique based on LIBS could assist a crackdown on stone theft.

1 Oct 2010

A team of chemists from the University of Seville, Spain, has managed to distinguish between different kinds of tea leaves on the basis of their mineral content and by using artificial neural networks.