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Posts Tagged ‘element mapping’

Thermo ColourSEM: SEM & EDS Combined

Combined SEM and EDS with Thermo ColourSEM

ColourSEM technology from Thermo Scientific combines SEM and EDS for easy-to-interpret elemental information, displayed live in colour on your SEM images. It’s fully integrated and always on, highlighting features on your sample that may otherwise be unnoticed. Blue Scientific is the official industrial distributor for the Thermo Scientific Axia ChemiSEM in the UK and Ireland. For […]

Analysing Paintings with Macro-XRF

Analysing Historic Paintings with Micro-XRF

The National Gallery in London used micro-XRF to reveal a hidden sketch on a Leonardo da Vinci painting, which is the focus of their exhibition: “Leonardo: Experience a Masterpiece”.

Bruker M4 TORNADO PLUS Micro-XRF for Light Elements

NEW: Detect & Map Light Elements Down to Carbon with the Bruker M4 TORNADO PLUS Micro-XRF

The world’s first micro-XRF system that can detect and analyse the complete element range from carbon to americium.

Large Elemental Distribution Maps

Large Elemental Distribution Maps with Micro-XRF

How to acquire large element distribution maps at high resolution, with the Bruker M4 TORNADO and Bruker M6 JETSTREAM micro-XRF spectrometers.

Analysing Geological Samples with WDXRF

Analysing Elemental Distribution in Rocks with XRF (Coltan)

How to analyse elemental distribution in rocks with XRF. In this case study we look at columbite-tantalite (coltan) in rocks from Canada, with the Bruker S8 TIGER Series 2 WDXRF spectrometer. Blue Scientific is the official distributor for Bruker XRF in the Nordic region (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland). For more information or quotes, please get in […]

Micro-XRF in Geology

Micro-XRF in Geology

Micro-XRF has many applications in geology for elemental and mineral analysis, and is faster and more cost-effective than alternative methods.

Micro-XRF images of historic glass

Analysing Medieval Window Glass with Micro-XRF

Historic England used micro-XRF to image glass from medieval painted windows, to reveal decoration that was otherwise hidden.