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Using SP-ICP-MS to Analyze Nanoparticles in Biological Tissues

Using SP-ICP-MS to Analyze Nanoparticles in Biological Tissues

The environment impact of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) used in consumer products is a concern that needs to be addressed. [More]
Understanding Single Particle ICP-MS Analysis

Understanding Single Particle ICP-MS Analysis

Today, nanoparticles are being utilized in a wide variety products and materials, such as clothing, coatings, fuel additives, antimicrobial bandages, biomedical elemental tags, sunscreen, MRI contrast agents, etc. [More]
Measuring the Exposure and Effects of Silver Nanoparticles in Surface Water Using ICP-MS

Measuring the Exposure and Effects of Silver Nanoparticles in Surface Water Using ICP-MS

Over the last 10 years, there has been a significant increase in the production and application of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) and this has increased the possibility of their release into the surroundings. [More]
Characterizing Nanoparticle Element Oxide Slurries in Chemical-Mechanical Planarization Using Single Particle ICP-MS

Characterizing Nanoparticle Element Oxide Slurries in Chemical-Mechanical Planarization Using Single Particle ICP-MS

In the semiconductor and nanoelectronics fabrication industry, chemical-mechanical planarization (CMP) process is used for smoothing semiconductor surfaces for photolithography using chemical and mechanical forces. [More]

Ultra-Low Frequency Vibration Isolation Stabilizes Scanning Tunneling Microscopy at UCLA’s Nano-Research Group

The tunable microwave-frequency alternating current scanning tunneling microscope (ACSTM) has enabled the recording of local chemical data and local spectra on insulator surfaces, in a similar way to what is now possible using traditional STM for semiconductors and metals. [More]
Phase Two of the Power Protection Solutions ABB Provide Samsung at their (LCD) Production Facility in Suzhou, China

Phase Two of the Power Protection Solutions ABB Provide Samsung at their (LCD) Production Facility in Suzhou, China

Samsung has a $3 billion liquid crystal display (LCD) production facility in Suzhou, China and ABB has offered a power protection solution for Phase Two of this facility. [More]
Using TEM and SEM to Observe the Kirkendall Effect in Zinc Oxide/Alumina Spinels

Using TEM and SEM to Observe the Kirkendall Effect in Zinc Oxide/Alumina Spinels

Electron microscopes are scientific instruments that use a beam of electrons to examine objects on a very fine scale. They help in imaging nanoscale features and also aid in examining chemical components in materials. [More]
Analysis of EELS and EFTEM Systems Using an In-Situ TEM Liquid Cell

Analysis of EELS and EFTEM Systems Using an In-Situ TEM Liquid Cell

The increasing use of in situ liquid cell systems for the TEM necessitates better knowledge of using analytical tools on the microscope with a liquid cell. [More]
Using In-Situ TEM Electrochemistry for the Analysis of Automotive Fuel Cell Degradation

Using In-Situ TEM Electrochemistry for the Analysis of Automotive Fuel Cell Degradation

A fuel cell is capable of converting chemical energy from a fuel into electricity via a chemical reaction with oxygen or other oxidizing agent. However, the materials used in the fuel cells are expensive and charge efficiency tends to degrade quickly. [More]
Analysing Lithiation and Delithiation Processes in Batteries at the Nanoscale Using TEM Electrochemistry

Analysing Lithiation and Delithiation Processes in Batteries at the Nanoscale Using TEM Electrochemistry

One basic electrochemical process in lithium ion batteries, the lithiation and delithiation (discharging and charging) of battery materials has until now never been observed at the nanoscale. [More]
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