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6 Apr 2021

X-ray photon correlation spectroscopy has been used to reveal the protein dynamics in egg white as it is heated.

6 Apr 2021

Study at FLASH with femtosecond time-resolved X-ray photoemission spectroscopy (TR-XPS) provides better understanding of novel photovoltaic and photocatalytic frameworks.

26 Mar 2021

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

26 Jan 2021

Researchers have developed a method to modify the spectral width of extreme-ultraviolet light. By employing a novel phase-matching scheme in four-wave mixing, they can compress the spectral width of the initial broadband light by more than hundred times.

17 Dec 2020

Scientists at Tokyo University of Science have combined SERS and XRF to distinguish between differently dyed individual hair strands for forensic investigations.

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7 Dec 2020

Shannon Postma has been appointed as new Managing Director of Specac Limited.

24 Nov 2020

Professor Peter Lay from the University of Sydney has been awarded the Australian Synchrotron Lifetime Contribution Award by ANSTO, the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.

10 Nov 2020

New virtual format for the 72nd Pittsburgh Conference.

2 Nov 2020

Mass spectrometry, XRF and NIR spectroscopy are being used together with voltammetry to determine the origin of ancient ceramic fragments.

30 Oct 2020

Shimadzu opened a branch office in Denmark in September, providing local support.

29 Oct 2020

Researchers have developed a novel ultrafast coherent light source in the extreme ultraviolet (XUV) wavelength region with multi-MHz range repetition rates by utilising intracavity high-order harmonic generation (HHG) in a Yb:YAG thin-disk mode-locked oscillator.

9 Oct 2020

Oxford Instruments plc and Bruker Corporation have announced that they have reached a settlement on a patent related issue with Bruker’s Cube product.

24 Sep 2020

Researchers have been able to fully identify the nature of oxidised oxygen in the important battery material, Li-rich NMC, using RIXS and 17O MAS NMR spectroscopies.

30 Jul 2020

New atomic spectroscopy analyses reveal the origin of Stonehenge’s giant sarsen stones as West Woods on the edge of Wiltshire’s Marlborough Downs, about 15 miles to the north.

8 Jun 2020

Synchrotron-generated X-rays can be used to probe what happens when liquids solidify into disordered solids, a process that has puzzled physicists for decades.

15 May 2020

XANES has helped explain how ultramarine paint was traditionally made and offered an insight into the problem of “ultramarine disease” suffered by some paintings.

20 Apr 2020

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

19 Feb 2020

A new research project in partnership between academia, companies and the Netherlands Forensic Institute to develop ways to chain analytical techniques together to gain complementary information.

3 Sep 2019

Shimadzu has opened a branch office in Sweden, which will market Shimadzu’s full range of analytical instrumentation solutions.

27 Aug 2019

XRF mapping, infrared and hyperspectral imaging reveal early designs for Leonardo da Vinci’s The Virgin of the Rocks.

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