Analytical instrumentation > X-ray systems

Rigaku Micro-Z ULS sulfur analyser

03 July, 2013

The Rigaku Micro-Z ULS sulfur analyser is designed for the ultra-low-level sulfur analysis of diesel and petrol fuels. The benchtop WDXRF instrument measures both the sulfur peak and the background intensity.


Is that bacteria dead yet?

01 July, 2013

Nano and laser technology packed into small device tests antibiotic treatment in minutes.


Rigaku D/teX Ultra 250 1D silicon strip detector for XRD analysis

05 June, 2013

The D/teX Ultra 250 1D silicon strip detector from Rigaku is said to reduce data acquisition time by almost 50% compared to competitive detectors.


Rigaku Primini Biofuel WDXRF spectrometer

07 March, 2013

Rigaku has published an application note describing the quantitative analysis of trace amounts of controlled elements in different base oils, including biodiesel and bioethanol, by wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence (WDXRF) spectrometry.


What’s the big diff? The beamline that Australia built in Japan

04 March, 2013

After more than 20 years of service, the Australian National Beamline Facility will be retired this month and its iconic instrument, an in-vacuum diffractometer dubbed ‘Big Diff’, will head back to Australian shores.


Rigaku BioSAXS-1000 AUTO biological SAXS system for the home lab

22 February, 2013

Rigaku has introduced the BioSAXS-1000 AUTO for experimental biological SAXS (small angle X-ray scattering) workflow in the home lab.


Rigaku NEX QC VS EDXRF for RoHS rapid screening

14 July, 2012

Applied Rigaku Technologies has published an application report for the Rigaku NEX QC VS analyser. Application Note #1238 demonstrates performance for the elemental analysis of chromium, mercury, lead, bromine and cadmium in polyethylene (PE) by XRF rapid screening.


Rigaku NEX QC EDXRF for analysis of iron in aluminium

30 June, 2012

Applied Rigaku Technologies has announced an empirical method for the analysis of iron in aluminium. Application Note #1237 demonstrates the performance and versatility of the Rigaku NEX QC energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) analyser for qualitative screening of low- and high-grade aluminium.


Bruker Micro SAXS cameras with high-throughout nanoparticle analysis

19 April, 2012

Bruker has announced the strategic expansion of its X-ray diffraction and scattering product portfolio into high-throughput nanoparticle analysis, based on the company’s recent acquisition of Kratky Small Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS) technology developed previously by Hecus X-ray Systems GmbH in Graz, Austria.


Claisse TheOx fluxer for XRF, AA and ICP sample preparation

24 March, 2012

The Claisse fusion instrument line has added TheOX - an electric multiposition fluxer which achieves sample preparation by fusion for XRF, AA and ICP analysis.


Rigaku NEX QC benchtop EDXRF analyser for sulfur in oil

07 February, 2012

Applied Rigaku Technologies has announced the publication of an application note for the analysis of sulfur (S) in oil per ASTM D4294. Application Note #1135 demonstrates the efficacy of the Rigaku NEX QC benchtop energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) analyser for this measurement.


Bruker D2 Phaser crystalline phase analyser

04 February, 2011 by

The Bruker D2 Phaser crystalline phase analyser system is a benchtop analyser that utilises XRD for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of crystalline phases.


Bruker D2 Phaser crystalline phase analyser system

02 December, 2010 by

The D2 Phaser crystalline phase analyser system is a benchtop analyser that utilises XRD for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of crystalline phases. The device is easy to install in any laboratory or even in the field as a ‘plug and analyse’ system, using just standard electrical power and air cooling.


Help from the dark side

10 August, 2010

Using 'dark channel' fluorescence, scientists can explain how biochemical substances carry out their function.


Cl and RoHS elements in polyethylene/Rigaku NEX CG EDXRF

06 August, 2010 by

Applied Rigaku Technologies has published Application Note #1033 that shows performance for the elemental analysis of Cl and elements regulated by RoHS in plastics. The application report shows the analysis of polyethylene using the Rigaku NEX CG EDXRF with Cartesian Geometry. Empirical calibration summary and detection limits are shown and instrument repeatability is demonstrated.


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