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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. 

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Last Month's Most Accessed Feature: Pollock's paints: Modern art X-rayed

A non-invasive study using macro X-ray fluorescence mapping (MA-XRF) and multivariate curve resolution-alternating least squares (MCR-ALS) analysis has been used to work out what paints Jackson Pollock used to create his work Number 1A from 1948, the analysis also suggests in what order the drips may have been applied.

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2016 Free Sample Issues of Key Analytical Science Journals

The 2016 free sample issues of all our Analytical Chemistry journals are now available!

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Crystallising carbon capture: X-ray study

David Bradley

Jan 15, 2017

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A simple, yet reliable, process for trapping carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere involves the crystallisation of a guanidine sorbent. X-ray diffraction reveals the structural details.

The propagation of four selected elements of experimental error has been studied during X-ray diffraction measurements of flow stresses of polycrystalline sheet metal specimens subjected to large plastic deformation.

Nano insights: X-ray spillover

David Bradley

Jan 6, 2017

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Catalysis underpins eighty percent of the products of the chemical industry it is also critical to reducing pollution from vehicle exhaust gases. Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Villigen and ETH Zurich have developed a method for improving the precision of analytical experiments used to investigate catalytic processes.

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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.

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.

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.

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Pittcon 2017

Mar 5, 2017

Chicago, IL, United States

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Pittcon 2017, the world’s largest annual conference and exposition for laboratory science, March 5-9, 2017, Chicago, IL. Pittcon offers the latest innovations from exhibitors from around the world, unique networking opportunities with world renowned scientists, and exceptional educational opportunities.

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Pittcon 2017

Mar 5, 2017

Chicago, IL, United States

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Pittcon 2017, the world’s largest annual conference and exposition for laboratory science, March 5-9, 2017, Chicago, IL. Pittcon offers the latest innovations from exhibitors from around the world, unique networking opportunities with world renowned scientists, and exceptional educational opportunities.

ENC returns to Asilomar, CA in 2017.

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X-Ray Spectrometry is devoted to the rapid publication of papers dealing with the theory and application of x-ray spectrometry using electron, x-ray photon, proton, γ and γ-x sources.

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New Thought Leader for Agilent

Jon Evans

Dec 14, 2016

Agilent Technologies has presented its latest Thought Leader Award to Rohit Bhargava, founder professor of bioengineering at the University of Illinois Cancer Center in Urbana-Champaign, US.

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Pittcon 2014 Editors' Gold Award – Texas Instruments

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.

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