Advanced Particle Characterization Techniques

Luis Liz-Marzán and Sara Bals present a collection of selected contributions by different researchers who are recognised as experts in the field of structural characterization as well as on optical and catalytic properties of nanoparticles.

A novel probe for in vivo sialome imaging

Researchers in China have developed a novel probe for in vivo sialome imaging. Based on the click reaction the fluorophore is generated in situ.

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The tiniest color picture ever printed

Scrona Ltd. and the ETH Zurich have been announced official World Record Holders for the smallest inkjet-printed colour image

Nanosight acquired by Malvern

Malvern Instruments Ltd has acquired nanoparticle characterization company NanoSight Ltd. The acquisition was completed on 30th September 2013.

Thermo Fisher open new R&D center in Shanghai

China Innovation Center will significantly expand its research, development and training capabilities to support growth markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

Most extreme UV microscope will help semiconductor manufacture

The world’s most advanced extreme-ultraviolet microscope is about to go online at theDOE’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Optical technique could be essential tool for computer chips

Technique developed several years ago at NIST for improving optical microscopes could be applied to the next generation of computer chip circuit components.

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LANL and Tribogenics produce lightweight, low-cost X-ray system

Handheld X-ray camera could provide real-time inspection of sealed containers and facilities.

World’s most powerful microscope open for business in Canada

Scanning transmission electron holography microscope, the first such microscope of its type in the world, up and running at University of Victoria.

Zeiss to aquire X-ray microscopy firm X-radia

Transaction is subject to the fulfillment of customary closing conditions including a required filing with the U.S. competition authorities.