Complimentary Webinar: Understanding metal surfaces and oxides with X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)
Our latest surface analysis webinar covers the basics of X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, with a special emphasis on how it can be used in the field of metal and oxide analysis. X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) is a powerful technique for the chemical analysis of the surface of materials.
February 22, 2012
Session 1 - 9:00am (EST) / 2:00pm (UTC/GMT)
Session 2 - 1:00pm (EST) / 6:00pm (UTC/GMT)
Requiring little or no sample preparation, and able to directly quantify all elements except hydrogen and helium, XPS delivers chemical state information from the topmost few nanometers of the surface of a sample. Modern instruments, such as the Thermo Scientific K-Alpha spectrometer, can extend analyses into chemical images of the surface, or reveal the composition of buried interfaces using depth profiling. These strengths allow scientists and engineers to measure passivation coatings, understand catalyst chemistries, and develop bio-compatibility coatings.
Register here to learn from the spectroscopy experts at Thermo Scientific how XPS works, and how it can be used to understand problems on metal, oxide and mixed material samples.