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TALK: The new X-ray Surface Analysis Facility at Curtin

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Today's date is Sunday, September 20, 2020
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Surface science underpins all modern technology from Gore-Tex to the iPhone. We need to think about surfaces for catalysis, corrosion, coatings, growth of thin films, chemical/biological functionalization and nanotechnology just to name a few. Over the last few months Curtin has established a surface analysis facility based around a brand new x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) system. Using XPS one can determine the elemental and chemical composition of the first few nanometres of a sample surface. The XPS can also take images for chemical mapping and has a number of other electron, ion and photon-based techniques for surface analysis. The lab was established in partnership with UWA and can be accessed by all UWA researchers.

This talk will introduce the techniques available with a focus on XPS, and give some examples of how they can be used for materials science. The surface analysis facility is now available for users and a brief explanation will be given on how people can get training and access.
Speaker(s) Kane O'Donnell
Location CMCA Seminar Room 1.80, Physics Building
Contact Martin Saunders <[email protected]> : 6488 8092
Start Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:00
End Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:00
Submitted by CMCA Admin <[email protected]>
Last Updated Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:06
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