Olympus's latest addition to the Vanta series of handheld XRF analysers provides on-the-spot chemical analysis to quickly scan for toxic metals like lead, cadmium, mercury, chromium and bromine in consumer products such as toys, apparel, footwear and electronics to comply with RoHS regulations.
The ETG-4100 optical topography system from Hitachi Medical Systems is a mobile, non-invasive tool for the investigation of blood flow in the brain using near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS).
Frontier Microscopy has developed an automated microscopy analysis system for the asbestos air monitoring industry.
It is now possible to selectively switch individual oxygen molecules 'off' and 'on', from a non-reactive to a reactive state, using a special force microscope.
The SPOT RT CMOS camera from Diagnostic Instruments uses Sony's Pregius CMOS sensor for high speed and sensitivity.
Physicists have designed a handheld device that uses the power of MRI and mass spectrometry to perform chemical analysis of objects. Their inspiration? The sonic screwdriver used in science-fiction program Doctor Who.
Oxford Nanoimaging (ONI) has released the Nanoimager, a super-resolution fluorescence microscope capable of single-molecule imaging.
The Thermo Scientific iCAP TQ ICP-MS is an easy-to-use system developed to support ultralow detection limits, and it offers a interference removal capabilities designed to overcome interferences common in challenging matrices. It is also designed to provide reproducible data for a range of applications.
The BaySpec Compact OCI-2000 Snapshot Hyperspectral Imager offers high-performance hyperspectral/multispectral real-time imaging in a compact, handheld form weighing only 363 g.
Ellutia Chromatography Solutions has announced the 500 Series gas chromatograph, featuring the ability to perform conventional and fast gas chromatography with an air-blown oven and ultrafast chromatography with directly heated columns.
Through a combination of genetic engineering, super-resolution microscopy and biocomputation, European researchers have been able to observe protein nanomachines in living cells in 3D.
Phenomenex has expanded its Kinetex core-shell and Luna Omega fully porous media offerings to a 1 mm ID microbore format. The stainless steel columns are compatible with micro LC systems, which operate at low flow rates and effectively separate small-volume samples.
The Eucentric Sample Holder, from Phenom World, allows users to quickly and safely tilt and rotate samples while imaging on a desktop SEM.