Analytical instrumentation > Chemical analysis

Ethylene hydrogenation can be completed five times faster

31 May, 2021

Scientists have come up with a method to increase the rate of ethylene hydrogenation by more than five times compared to typical industrial rates.


Micrometre molecular modelling with real chemical reactions

26 May, 2021

Scientists have found a way to build micrometre-size model molecules using 'patchy particles', allowing for a much more direct study of molecular dynamics.


Sustainable sulfonamide production with electrochemistry

15 March, 2021

Researchers have developed an environmentally friendly electrochemical procedure for producing sulfonamides rapidly and inexpensively.


Microreactor developed for Grignard reagents

12 January, 2021

Researchers have developed a scalable and flexible microreactor that will not only make reactions with Grignard reagents faster and safer, but should also yield a purer product.


Fast, on-site detection of PFAS in the environment

18 September, 2020

Curtin University researchers have developed a new on-site method to immediately and accurately detect and measure levels of PFAS.


OI Analytical 1080 TOC Analyzer

01 August, 2020

The 1080 TOC Analyzer from OI Analytical processes aqueous samples for analysis of the total organic carbon (TOC), total inorganic carbon (TIC) and non-purgeable organic carbon (NPOC) content.


Thermo Scientific Gemini Analyzer with LowDoseID for narcotics analysis

31 July, 2020

The Thermo Scientific Gemini Analyzer, now with LowDoseID, specifically addresses the rising trend of low-concentration amounts of illicit substances.


Chemical analysis from a smartphone

21 July, 2020

Researchers have designed and validated a low-cost 3D-printed device that, when connected to a smartphone, makes it possible to conduct chemical analyses.


Selective catalyst for propane dehydrogenation developed

14 July, 2020

Scientists have developed an ultrastable, selective catalyst to dehydrogenate propane without deactivation, even at temperatures of more than 600°C.


Enzyme extraction enables biodiesel production

03 July, 2020

Researchers have developed a novel method for extracting enzymes from bacteria, opening up a new avenue for the enzymatic production of biodiesel.


Non-toxic fluorescent dye detects harmful bacteria

25 June, 2020

Scientists have prepared a new generation of aggregation-induced emission dye (AIE) luminogens using graphene oxide (GO).


Catalyst enables efficient hydrogenation of nitriles

23 June, 2020

A nano-cobalt phosphide catalyst for the hydrogenation of nitriles combines efficiency, cost-effectiveness, ease of handling and re-usability.


Scientists reveal the structure of benzene

06 March, 2020

Ever since the 1930s, debate has raged inside chemistry circles concerning the fundamental structure of the organic chemical compound benzene.


Anton Paar Multiwave 5000 microwave system

16 January, 2020

Anton Paar's Multiwave 5000 is a versatile microwave platform system for efficient, convenient and safe microwave-assisted analytical and synthetic chemistry.


Metrohm 2060 Process Analyzer

13 November, 2019

The 2060 Process Analyzer, from Metrohm Process Analytics, enables customised online monitoring of industrial processes with multiple parameters and streams.


  • All content Copyright © 2021 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd