Analytical instrumentation > X-ray systems

X-ray laser to enable nanometre measurements

09 July, 2020

By reducing the beam diameter of an X-ray free-electron laser to 6 nm, researchers bring the utility of these lasers for imaging structures closer to the atomic level.


X-rays can now tell us about soft tissues

03 April, 2020

The advantage is that X-rays can provide much greater resolution than ultrasound — on the order of tens of micrometres (millionths of a metre) instead of millimetres.


Thermo Scientific IonicX portable XRF analyser

16 October, 2019

Pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturers can now verify the identity of ionic salts in the warehouse in a matter of seconds with the Thermo Scientific IonicX portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyser.


New non-invasive method for diagnosing coronary artery disease

03 July, 2019

Coronary CT angiography is a suitable diagnostic technique in patients with a low to intermediate probability of coronary artery disease, researchers say.


How can Sudoku help scientists X-ray granular movements?

05 December, 2018

Scientists have developed a new X-ray method which allows them to see inside granular flows — and the findings could have a big impact on numerous industries.


CAMECA SXFive-TACTIS electron probe microanalyser

29 November, 2018

CAMECA has announced the SXFive-TACTIS microanalytical instrument — an electron probe microanalyser (EPMA) with a touch-screen interface.


Drug-filled nanobubbles triggered by X-rays

17 July, 2018

The tiny bubbles, known as liposomes, are commonly used in pharmacology to encapsulate drugs, making them more effective in the treatment of disease.


Protein crystallography system installed at UWA

05 April, 2018

AXT recently completed the first Australian installation of an XtaLAB Synergy-S protein X-ray crystallography system from Rigaku Oxford Diffraction.


Single-crystal diffractometer coming to UQ

23 November, 2017

Analytical instrumentation provider AXT will soon be installing a Synergy-S single crystal X-ray diffraction system, manufactured by Rigaku Oxford Diffraction (ROD), at The University of Queensland (UQ).


Olympus L Series Vanta handheld XRF analyser

21 September, 2017

Olympus's L Series Vanta handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyser is designed for users who demand ruggedness, power, speed and ease of use in a Si-PIN X-ray detector model.


Mini synchrotron enables biomedical imaging research

12 September, 2017

The light generated by the Munich Compact Light Source (MuCLS) can be used to increase contrast in techniques that can be applied to real-world medical diagnosis problems, thus enabling groundbreaking biomedical imaging research.


New X-ray diffractometer at the University of Auckland

05 September, 2017

AXT has announced its installation of a Rigaku Ultimate IV X-ray diffractometer at the University of Auckland in the Faculty of Engineering.


Measuring metal contamination on-site

28 August, 2017

Environmental scientists have developed what they claim to be an accurate, rapid and inexpensive method for assessing metal-contaminated sites.


Lightweight X-ray machine approved by FDA

07 July, 2017

Adelaide-based start-up Micro-X has announced that its DRX Revolution Nano, a lightweight X-ray machine for mobile radiography, has received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval.


Gold standard in mineral analysis

14 June, 2017

SA analytical instrumentation provider Chrysos is developing a gold analysis process that is said to be up to three times more accurate than conventional methods.


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