News - 12 Jun 2013
Gold bars may signify great wealth, but the precious metal packs a much more practical punch when shrunk down to just billionths of a meter. Unfortunately, unlocking gold's potential often...
News - 30 Nov 2011
Raymond Browning of R. Browning Consultants has developed a first-of-its-kind X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic microscope at the Brookhaven National Laboratory of the U.S. Department of...
News - 21 Jun 2011
Gold nanoparticles are becoming the … well … gold standard for medical-use nanoparticles. A new paper by researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and...
News - 31 Jul 2010
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it will showcase its range of instruments for materials analysis at booth #436 at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2010,...
News - 25 Sep 2009
The National Science Foundation has awarded $431,200 to the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Physics to facilitate the purchase of a new highly-specialized imaging system - the...
News - 10 Aug 2009
Carbon nanotubes - tiny, rolled-up tubes of graphite - promise to add speed to electronic circuits and strength to materials like carbon composites, used in airplanes and racecars. A major problem,...
News - 29 Jan 2009
Photoelectron spectroscopy is a powerful technique for studying the composition and physical properties of a material. Despite its maturity, Yasutaka Takata from the RIKEN SPring-8 Center, Harima, and...
News - 29 Nov 2008
The basic molecules that make up all living things have a predetermined chirality or "handedness," similar to the way people are right- or left-handed. This chirality has a profound influence on the...
News - 14 Dec 2007
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have unveiled important details about a class of catalysts that could help improve the performance of fuel cells....
Article - 5 Mar 2020
This article discusses how to remove auger peak and core line overlap using differing photon energies.