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Structure of the Cantor alloy
2 Nov 2022

Multi-edge X-ray absorption spectroscopy at BESSY II and then the reverse Monte Carlo method to analyse the collected data have been used to study high entropy alloys.

Diagram showing the electronic X, A and B states of N2+ and transitions.
17 Oct 2022

Femtosecond soft X-ray spectroscopy has been used to understand lasing in the forward direction in air upon focusing intense femtosecond light pulses.

Graphic showing helical dichroism
8 Jul 2022

Using a new method, helical dichroism in the X-ray domain, scientists are better able to distinguish between chiral substances.

27 May 2022

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

Photo of Joachim Holm
6 May 2022

The first local managing director for Shimadzu Denmark, Joachim Holm, has been appointed.

11 Apr 2022

As an industry partner, HORIBA will co-create, support and mentor a four-year research project to explore how spectroscopy can help drive new methods of cell screening and disease diagnosis based on animal-free research.

28 Mar 2022

A collaborative team of researchers combined a single-cell ICP-MS with XAFS to get a detailed picture of the interaction between precious metals and Galdieria sulphuraria cells.

Drawing of water molecules in the liquid phase
3 Mar 2022

An international team of researchers has developed a procedure allowing them to reproduce the double peak feature of x-ray emission spectroscopy (XES) spectra in liquid water.

Photo of Michael Privik
10 Jan 2022

Dr Christoph Mätzig, who is moving within the AMETEK Group and has taken over the management of the Ultra Precision Technologies division, will be succeeded by Michael Privik.

3 Jan 2022

In situ Raman and X-ray absorption spectroscopy can track the dynamic catalytic processes, capture the short-lived intermediates and reveal reactive sites.

3 Jan 2022

A new X-ray technique developed at Cornell offers an unprecedented look at the elaborate inner workings of batteries while they are in use, and is already yielding important findings for the development of next-generation energy storage.

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.

25 Oct 2021

As a UvA professor, she will focus primarily on the application of molecular spectroscopy for the study of historic paints and their degradation.

22 Oct 2021

The New York/New Jersey Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy are seeking nominations for their 2022 Gold Medal Award.

30 Aug 2021

For the first time, researchers have studied the behaviour of a catalyst for water electrolysis at the atomic level.

9 Aug 2021

Shimadzu has appointed Jürgen Semmler as the new Managing Director of its European organisation. He previously headed Shimadzu Deutschland since its foundation in 2006.

2 Aug 2021

Using portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectroscopy, researchers have discovered that a glass panel at Canterbury Cathedral, UK, contained within a series of windows depicting the Ancestors of Christ, was much older than originally thought, with glass dating back to 1130–1160.

2 Jul 2021

An international team of researchers has demonstrated a new concept for the generation of intense extreme-ultraviolet radiation by high-harmonic generation which enables a much smaller footprint.

29 Jun 2021

Work at the Diamond synchrotron has found a way to help reduce false-negative results in lateral flow tests by a simple modification.

14 Jun 2021

An international team of researchers has discovered elemental metallic copper and iron in the human brain for the first time.