Category: University Level Guides

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An Introductory Guide to Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)

High-powered microscopy techniques enable scientists to visualize samples to learn about their surface structure. Some techniques focus on capturing physical images, whereas others scan the surface of a material by measuring the interactions between a probe and the surface. Atomic...

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Basics of Ion Exchange

A simple yet extremely versatile tool, ion exchange systems are used to separate specific ions across a wide range of processes: synthesis, research, mining, even agriculture. Whether you’re a biochemist who needs some precious protein purified or an engineer looking...

How To: Decide Between Liquid or Gas Chromatography

Chromatography is a technique used by scientists throughout all disciplines. Many different chromatography techniques exist, each catered to a specific type of analyte. That’s because the principle behind it is simple, separation of a mixture of compounds into individual components...