Analytical instrumentation

This is what a black hole looks like

11 April, 2019

Astronomers have unveiled the first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole and its shadow.


The challenge of studying climate change

10 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Air Liquide Australia Limited

Understanding the long-term changes in the atmospheric composition, as well as the origin of pollutants, is critical to anticipate and mitigate changes in the Earth's climate.


Emerson Rosemount CT4400 Continuous Gas Analyzer

03 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson's Rosemount CT4400 Continuous Gas Analyzer is a purpose-built quantum cascade laser (QCL) and tunable diode laser (TDL) analyser designed to help plants report emissions correctly in environmental monitoring applications.


Andor Technology ultrasensitive Sona back-illuminated camera

01 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Coherent Scientific Pty Ltd

Andor Technology has released the ultrasensitive Sona back-illuminated camera for fluorescence microscopy. Featuring 95% quantum efficiency and vacuum cooling down to -45°C, Sona provides good sCMOS sensitivity.


Advancing cell biology with quantitative phase imaging

01 April, 2019 | Supplied by: AXT Pty Ltd

The quest to find high-resolution intracellular imaging techniques that do not require any expression of artificial genes has led to the upsurge in development of unlabelled techniques. One such field is that of quantitative phase imaging.


Thermo Scientific Dioxin Analyzer

28 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a workflow to address the complexity faced by scientists testing food and animal feeds for low levels of dioxins and 'dioxin-like' polychlorinated biphenyls (dl-PCBs).


Thermo Scientific TriPlus 500 Gas Chromatography Headspace Autosampler

28 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Thermo Scientific TriPlus 500 Gas Chromatography Headspace Autosampler is a static headspace sampling system that is expected to provide high productivity and fast analysis for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) across all sample types.


Spectrometer enhances surface science capabilities

27 March, 2019 | Supplied by: AXT Pty Ltd

The University of Sydney recently expanded its surface science capabilities with the installation of a Thermo Scientific K-Alpha+ X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer (XPS).


Scientifica SliceScope slimline upright microscope

25 March, 2019 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

Scientifica introduces the SliceScope — a stable, compact and slimline upright microscope. Its modular and versatile design enables it to be used for a range of neuroscience techniques.


Imaging joint cartilage at a molecular level

25 March, 2019

Australian scientists have reported an advanced imaging technique that allows the condition of joint cartilage to be examined — right down to a molecular level.


Thermo Scientific Nicolet Summit FTIR spectrometer

22 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Thermo Scientific Nicolet Summit FTIR spectrometer is designed to deliver reproducible data for quality control (QC), quality assurance (QA) and teaching laboratories.


Winemaking under the electron microscope

20 March, 2019 by Dr Cameron Chai

Electron micrographs provide a highly detailed view of structures relating to winemaking, revealing features that are largely invisible to winemakers and wine lovers alike.


Lovibond XD series spectrophotometers for water analysis

05 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Tintometer GmbH

The XD series of spectrophotometers from Lovibond are suitable for routine water analysis, especially spectral analysis. The XD 7000 and XD 7500 UV and UV/VIS devices can be used for disinfectant control, wastewater and raw water treatment, drinking water treatment, the analysis of boiler and cooling water or for pool water control, and swimming pool water treatment.


Mapping the brain's immune system

04 March, 2019

A new map of the brain's immune system reveals that the phagocytes in the brain — the so-called microglia — all have the same core signature but adapt in different ways depending on their function.


Luxendo MuVi-SPIM single plane illumination microscope for light sheet microscopy

01 March, 2019 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

Luxendo's MuVi-SPIM is a single plane illumination microscope designed to facilitate rapid in-toto fluorescence imaging of biological specimens with subcellular resolution.


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