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Infrastructure Essentials: Preparing Your Workspace for a Phenom Desktop SEM

Integrating the ability to perform high-resolution imaging and compositional analysis of materials into any laboratory becomes simplified with a desktop scanning electron microscope (SEM). In…


Posted: April 10, 2024

Cutting Costs, Not Corners: Why Phenom Desktop SEMs are a Smart Investment 

When acquiring a new scanning electron microscope (SEM), it can be challenging to identify a solution that not only delivers exceptional performance but also remains…


Posted: April 5, 2024

How Does QCM-D Enable Research in PFAS Remediation?

Per- and PolyFluoroAlkyl Substances (PFAS) have been widely used in a range of applications. The concern with PFAS arises from their persistence in the environment…


Posted: April 3, 2024

What are the Pitfalls of Neglecting Technical Cleanliness Standards? 

Precision manufacturing is a process that emphasizes exact specifications and extremely tight tolerances within fabricated components. Within this domain, the term technical cleanliness (TC) refers…


Posted: March 27, 2024

Electrospinning Applications in Medical Devices

Electrospinning is an emerging technology in the medical device industry, offering precise control over material properties and structure at the nanoscale. Its ability to produce…


Posted: March 20, 2024

In-House or Core Facility SEM: Which Path is Right for You? 

Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) is an essential tool that allows scientists to directly visualize the surface structure and composition of a variety of materials on…


Posted: March 13, 2024

How Much Does a Potentiostat Cost and What Factors Affect the Price?

Potentiostats are all-important tools in electrochemistry that offer precise control of the electrode’s potential and measurement of the current. These instruments play a critical part…


Posted: March 6, 2024

Understanding the Difference between Magnification and Resolution in Scanning Electron Microscopy

Microscopes have revolutionized our ability to observe and analyze the microscopic world with unprecedented detail. By enlarging our view of objects, or magnifying them, microscopes…


Posted: February 28, 2024

Why is Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) important in Battery Testing?

Impedance is the frequency-dependent resistance of a circuit or electrochemical system to current flow. Applying a small AC sine wave perturbation to the electrochemical system…


Posted: February 21, 2024

6 Applications of SEM & EDS in Pharmaceutical Sciences

In the evolving landscape of pharmaceutical research and development, the goal to understand the micro and nanoscale properties of therapeutics is vital. Central to this…


Posted: February 14, 2024

Fabricating “Active” Electrospun Films for Enhanced Food Preservation

Recent advancements in food science research represent a dynamic frontier with profound implications for our global food systems. Breakthroughs in food preservation and packaging technology…


Posted: February 8, 2024

What Probe Liquid Should You Use for Contact Angle Measurements?

Contact angle is defined as the angle formed by a liquid at the three-phase boundary where the liquid, solid, and gas intersect. It gives a…


Posted: February 7, 2024

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