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Surface Analysis News

27 May 2022

The Gordon F. Kirkbright and Edward Steers awards are seeking nominations.

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27 May 2022

UHV X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy systems have unravelled the Na interaction process at Na/CuPc and Na/F16CuPc interfaces.

Spectra and diagram of electronic band structures of passive films formed on Ti
26 May 2022

Researchers at Tokyo Medical and Dental University use X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy to discover what gives titanium implants their remarkable biocompatibility, which may lead to more affordable medical and dental procedures.

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8 Feb 2022

2022 marks Hiden Analytical’s 40th year of continuous and independent operation in the field of mass spectrometry.

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26 Jan 2022

A research team has used x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy to observe charge motions in light-excited molecules of thiouracil, a modified nucleobase.

22 Nov 2021

Raman and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopies and X-ray diffraction have shown the underlying mechanisms leading to failure of energy storage devices.

29 Oct 2021

In a study that used inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry to mimic respiratory droplets that can carry viruses, researchers demonstrated a mechanism that enables multiple mask materials to be protective.

23 Jun 2021

Researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, however, have shown that X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy is often used erroneously.

18 May 2021

The use of high-resolution secondary ion mass spectrometry imaging indicates that there may be up to 70 times more hydrogen in Earth’s core than in the oceans.

26 Mar 2021

Applications are invited for two awards administered by the ABS Trust.

16 Mar 2021

Using time-resolved X-ray photoemission spectroscopy, scientists are for the first time analysing at the femtosecond scale the processes in a model system for organic solar cells.

10 Nov 2020

New virtual format for the 72nd Pittsburgh Conference.

26 May 2020

Researchers from Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology have used SIMS to visualise up to tens of different proteins simultaneously in the same cell.

29 Apr 2020

Using gas cluster ion beam secondary ion mass spectrometry (GCIB-SIMS), researchers at Penn State have directly observed functional enzyme clusters (metabolons) involved in generating purines, the most abundant cellular metabolites.

20 Apr 2020

Applications are invited for these prestigious awards administered by the Association of British Spectroscopists (ABS) Trust.

16 Aug 2019

Heidelberg University physicists develop new method based on UV photoelectron spectroscopy to show the energetic landscape within solar cells made from organic materials.

8 May 2019

Hiden Analytical have opened a new company, Hiden Analytical Europe GmbH.

17 Apr 2019

The ABS Trust is seeking applications for the Gordon F. Kirkbright bursary award and the new Edward Steers bursary, both open to early career scientists.

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10 Sep 2018

Machine learning techniques using a combination of the layer clustering and decision tree methods aids prediction of spectra.

2 Aug 2018

Electronic circuits are miniaturised to such an extent that quantum mechanical effects become noticeable. Using photoelectron spectrometers, solid-state physicists and material developers can discover more about such electron-based processes. Fraunhofer researchers have developed a new spectrometer that works in the megahertz range.