High Energy X-rays a Vital Tool to Probe Within Materials
Interfaces between materials play a vital role in many areas, from electronics to artificial blood vessels. Professor Atsushi Ogura at Meiji University in Tokyo, Japan is at the cutting edge of the study of interfaces buried within materials. A better understanding of these buried interfaces may lead to more efficient solar cells and batteries, artificial bone, more efficient electronic devices, and many other applications.
The ARTOF-2 Time-Of-Flight Analyser
“The ARTOF is a very nice analyser especially for performing time resolved studies. Operation is more involved than hemispherical analysers and extra care must be taken to avoid MCP ageing. But having the capability to measure the entire dispersion of the 2D angular acceptance cone without having to rotate the sample or use sequential deflection is very useful.”
Researchers of the Future: Dr. Sabine Auras
The work presented in this PhD thesis by Dr. Sabine Auras relates to heterogeneous catalysis, and specifically catalytic reactions of small gas-molecules on solid surfaces. The surface of our curved crystal is cleaned and analyzed initially using a Scienta Omicron UHV system with a variable temperature scanning tunneling microscope (VT STM) consisting of a preparation and analysis chamber, as well as a load lock for transferring samples in and out of vacuum.
Scienta Omicron Newsflyer Spring 2021
The Spring 2021 edition of the Scienta Omicron Newsflyer provides you with an update on Scienta Omicron during the challenging year (2020) with a pandemic COVID-19, updated product offerings to suit our customers´ research needs, a selection of high impact results acquired using Scienta Omicron instruments and systems, highlight the work or our customers that are contributing to the field of surface science and nanotechnology.