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27 Aug2018

Cameca launches first electron probe micro analyser with touch-screen interface

CAMECA, a world leader in scientific instrumentation and metrology solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of SXFive-TACTIS, the newest addition to the CAMECA line of high-end microanalytical instruments, and the only Electron Probe Microanalyzer (EPMA) in the world with a touch-screen interface. “We are very proud to introduce the SXFive-TACTIS EPMA, which represents the latest evolution in our SXFive product line,” comments Sanjay ...Read More
20 Aug2018

Single or dual microfocus X-ray diffractometer for all your crystallography needs

XtaLAB Synergy-S With your success utmost in our minds, we have developed the XtaLAB Synergy-S X-ray diffractometer for single crystal X-ray diffraction. Using a combination of leading edge components and user-inspired software tied together through a highly parallelized architecture, the XtaLAB Synergy-S produces fast, precise data in an intelligent fashion. The system is based around the PhotonJet-S series of microfocus X-ray sources that i...Read More
16 Aug2018

Wirsam Scientific attended the Geometallurgy Conference 2018

Wirsam scientific attended the SAIMM geometallurgy conference from the 6th to the 8th of August 2018 hosted at the Lagoon Beach Conference Centre, Cape Town.  The conference was themed "back to the future" was inspired by looking both into the past and the future: the concept of Geometallurgy goes back to some of the earliest mining activities when mineral recognition, mining, separation and concentration were undertaken simultaneo...Read More
06 Aug2018

Experience the first true macro fluorescence imaging system with the OLYMPUS MVX10

Researchers are interested in the impact of gene expression and protein function not only at the cellular level but also within whole tissues, organs and even organisms. Hence organisms like C elegans, Drosophila, Zebra fish, Xenopus, Mouse or the plant Arabidopsis are used as biological models for in vivo studies in a vast field of research applications. The introduction of the naturally fluorescent protein makers, such as Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP),...Read More
31 Jul2018

Practical introductory XRF training hosted by Wirsam Scientific

From the 23rd to the 27th of July 2018 XRF users from around South Africa and neighbouring African countries gathered at the Wirsam Scientific head office in Johannesburg for an introductory course in Practical XRF Analysis. The workshop was presented by Dr. Clive Feather (Geological Consultant) and from Wirsam Scientific, Benjamin Marrian, George van der Walt & Alex Wagner. The course was well attended and delegates had the opportunity to expan...Read More
11 Jul2018

The New NaioAFM

The NaioAFM is the ideal atomic force microscope for nanoeducation and small sample measurements. More than just the successor of the well-known Easyscan 2 AFM, this all-in-one AFM system provides solid performance and easy handling, with a price tag and footprint that fit anyone and any place. The NaioAFM is AFM scan head, controller, sample stage, micrometer positioning table, anti-vibration solution, and measurement accoustic enclosure all in one! Beca...Read More
10 Jul2018

Speedwave XPERT Innovative Technologies for reliable Digestions

The all-rounder for challenging microwave digestions This high-performing microwave is tailored for complex digestions of difficult sample material under elevated temperatures and pressures. The sophisticated microwave design combines high-quality materials and innovative sensor technology and guarantees a high level of safety. Read More
05 Jul2018

Analysis of Rare Earth Elements in Uranium Using Handheld Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

You can analyze concentrations of rare earth metals (REEs) with the SciAps Z-300 handheld LIBS. In a just-released publication in Applied Spectroscopy, author Ben Manard and his Los Alamos National Laboratory colleagues use the SciAps Z-300 handheld LIBS to quantify levels of rare earth elements in a uranium oxide matrix. Los Alamos personnel need a method to perform rapid chemical analysis in a nuclear facility. In this example, the analysis was performe...Read More
03 Jul2018

Air Permeability Tester ToniPERM II

Air permeability tester for the automatic determination of the specific surface (grinding fineness / Blaine value) of powdered materials, especially for the permanent control of manufacturing characteristics in the daily laboratory work.   Key benefits for the user: 5.7" color display with touchscreen operation for intuitive and user-friendly operation alternating operation with two measuring cells enables a higher test freque...Read More
28 Jun2018

OLYMPUS is hosting a Super-resolution and its application for live cell imaging webinar

As the super-resolution microscopy industry evolves, experimental needs and demands change alongside it. More and more, demand for super-resolution microscopy on live samples has grown and caught the attention of microscope manufacturers.In this webcast, we will discuss practical limitations for super-resolution imaging in live cells as well as methods to mitigate their effects on experimental data.This webcast has been produced on behalf of the sponsor wh...Read More
28 Jun2018

MiniFlex Benchtop X-ray diffractometer for phase analysis

New sixth generation MiniFlex benchtop X-ray diffractometer is a multipurpose powder diffraction analytical instrument that can determine: crystalline phase identification (phase ID) and quantification, percent (%) crystallinity, crystallite size and strain, lattice parameter refinement, Rietveld refinement, and molecular structure. It is widely used in research, especially in material science and chemistry, as well as in industry for research and quality ...Read More
26 Jun2018

Get reliable data quickly with the LEXT OLS5000 Materials Science Laser Scanning Microscope from OLYMPUS.

The OLYMPUS OLS5000 microscope has advanced technology which enables it to capture high-resolution measurements of 3D samples. The microscope’s scanning algorithm delivers improved data quality and improved speed to reduce scan time as well as streamline your workflow, resulting in improved productivity. It features automatic data capture so difficult setting adjustments are no longer necessary, even users with minimal training can still obtain accur...Read More