AXAA 2011 Conference Videos

AXAA 2011 Conference Videos
Neil Hughes from Bruker shows us the S2 Picofox total reflection x-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometer. He explains how this new technology works and how, unlike conventional XRF, it can detect elements down to the parts per billion, and in some cases parts per trillion level. The S2 Picofox is a portable self-contained unit ideally suited to environmental and on-site monitoring.
This is the first time the PANalytical Epsilon 3XL benchtop XRF has been shown as it was only released in January 2011. The Epsilon 3XL can perform elemental analysis down to Fluorine. It is suited to lower throughput applications like production control applications, but is capable of producing results comparable to larger more expensive floor standing XRF units.
Aleksandar Stefanovic from PANalytical gives us a tour of the Empyrean, multi-purpose diffractometer. The Empyrean is unique, as it is not just a, x-ray diffractometer (XRD), it can also perform computer tomography (CT).
Maarten van Andel from PANalytical shows us the SST-mAX50, the world's most advanced x-ray tubes which are used in instruments like the AXIOS XRF. They incorporate 2 key features, the no drift zeta technology and the chi-blue corrosion protection coating.
Simon Milner from PANalytical shows us their Eagon 2 fully automatic fusion instrument used for preparing fusion bead samples for XRF (x-ray fluorescence) samples. He shows us how the system works and it's safety features to protect the operator from coming into contact with hot materials.