The X-ray spectrometry channel covers all aspects of research into techniques using X-ray fluorescence (XRF), X-ray diffraction (XRD) and crystallography used in material science, protein analysis, art and archaeology research, environmental analysis, biotechnology and pharmaceutical analysis.
X-ray crystallography reveals that two closely related proteins, the HAP2 protein from the single-celled alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and the fusion protein from dengue virus are essential for fusion with a cell membrane and thus both sexual reproduction and viral invasion of a host cell. The proteins probably emerged very early in the history of life on Earth.Read More
The 2017 free sample issues of all our Analytical Chemistry journals are now available!Read More
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Apr 15, 2017
The Ghent Altarpiece was a family affair painted around 1432 by Flemish/Early Netherlandish artist Jan van Eyck and according to art historians probably his brother Hubert. Now, chemical imaging based on element-specific X-ray analysis of a large area of the work has revealed the original paint layers and assisted in cleanup and conservation.
Apr 10, 2017
The first dynamic contact strain measurement of a ball bearing using stroboscopic energy dispersive X-ray diffraction has been performed, examining the outer raceway of a test bearing.
Apr 1, 2017
A collaboration between the A*STAR Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA is working towards a versatile, directional X-ray source that exploits the properties of the "two-dimensional" carbon material known as graphene and could be built as a bench-top or even handheld device for a wide range of applications.View All Ezines
Nov 27, 2016
Selected key technologies of the analytical science industry are discussed by Steve Down with reference to burgeoning application areas and the scope for future improvements.
Nov 21, 2014
We are proud to announce a new series of educational webinars run in collaboration with Chromedia, COAST, and SciMind, a product of the American Chemical Society. These webinars will build into a must-have set of tutorial materials for the analytical scientist.
Jun 1, 2014
In this article, the late Ron Jenkins, formerly of the International Center for Diffraction Data provides a brief but comprehensive overview of modern X-ray techniques.View All Education Articles
Sep 14, 2016
Robert H. Hill, Jr., David C. Finster
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Jeroen A. van Bokhoven, Carlo Lamberti
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Date: Mar 10, 2014
Eileen Skelly Frame talks with this year's Pittcon Editors' Award Gold winners, Texas Instruments, about their DLP NIR scan technology.