aerosol spectrometer News

  • World’s Smallest and Lightest Portable Aerosol Mobility Spectrometer (PAMS)

    The new Portable Aerosol Mobility Spectrometer (PAMSTM) unit, developed using licensed technology from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH); the unit is smaller and lighter than conventional Scanning Electrical Mobility Particle Size Spectrometers, such as SMPSTM, weighing only 10 lbs. and measuring approximately 9x9x6 inches. ...


    By Kanomax USA, Inc.

  • Aerosols increasing over India

    Aerosols — particles or droplets suspended in the air that impact climate  by scattering or absorbing the sun’s radiation — are increasing across India, new research shows. The findings by S. Ramachandran and colleagues from the space and atmospheric sciences division of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Climate studies to benefit from 12 years of satellite aerosol data

    Aerosols, very small particles suspended in the air, play an important role in the global climate balance and in regulating climate change. They are one of the greatest sources of uncertainty in climate change models. ESA's GlobAerosol project has been making the most of European satellite capabilities to monitor them. Using data from the Along Track Scanning Radiometer-2 on the ERS-2 satellite, ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Fit for Filtech 2015!

    We have invested lots of energy and thoughts in our new appearance. Come and see our new booth at Filtech 2015 in Cologne (Germany), hall C9, booth No. 11.1! Get information about newest developments in filter testing ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • POWTECH, 23-25 April 2013, Nuremberg (Germany)

    The mechanical processing technology experts meet again at POWTECH 2013 from 23 – 25 April 2013 in Nuremberg. Some 700 companies from more than 20 countries show their product spectrum and we will be there too! You are kindly invited to visit us at our booth 5-156 in hall 5 and convince yourself on site of the quality and performance of our products in the range of filter testing ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Chilean volcano captured blasting ash across continent

    Chile’s Chaiten Volcano is shown spewing ash and smoke into the air for hundreds of km over Argentina’s Patagonia Plateau. The 1000 m-high volcano had been dormant for thousands of years before erupting on 2 May, causing the evacuation of thousands. Chaiten Volcano is located in southern Chile 10 km northeast of the town of Chaiten on the Gulf of Corcovado. Envisat’s Medium Resolution Imaging ...

  • Meet Palas at the IAC 2014

    The International Aerosol Conference – IAC 2014 – takes place at the Busan Exhibition Convention Center, in Busan (Korea) from 28 August to 02 September 2014. You are kindly invited to visit us at our booth (booth no. 26). Don’t miss the opportunity to convince yourself of the quality and performance of our new and proven products in the range of particle measurement ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Meet Palas at the EAC 2013

    We kindly invite you to visit us at the European Aerosol Conference - EAC - 2013 (Prague), booth no. 9 The European Aerosol Conference – EAC 2013 – will take place at the Clarion Congress Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic from 1st to 6th September 2013. Don’t miss the opportunity to convince yourself of the quality and performance of our new and proven products in ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • PlasmaQuant MS — Eco Plasma from Analytik Jena Sets a New Benchmark in ICP-MS

    With the introduction of the PlasmaQuant ® MS, Analytik Jena has extended its portfolio with an ICP-MS. The newly developed mass ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • Can rain clean the atmosphere?

    Original story at MIT News As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface before hitting the ground. The process by which droplets and aerosols attract is coagulation, a natural phenomenon that can act to clear the air of pollutants like soot, sulfates, ...

  • Tracking down the menace in Mexico City smog

    A new report by scientists who are part of the international MILAGRO Campaign indicates that some of the most harmful air pollution in Mexico City may not come from motor vehicles but instead originates with industrial sources – and that the culprit may be garbage incineration. The MILAGRO Campaign (Megacity Initiative: Local and Global Research Observations) monitored air quality in the Mexico ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Ball Aerospace Wins Contract to Build Air Quality Sensor for KARI

    Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been awarded a contract from the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) to build the Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS) for the National Institute of Environmental Research in the Ministry of Environment of South Korea.  GEMS is a geostationary scanning ultraviolet-visible spectrometer designed to monitor trans-boundary ...

  • Do you know ... MMTC System?

    Practical testing of cleanable surface filters in accordance with standards and based on customer preferences The MMTC series offersultra-precise, reproducible testing systemsfor the development and quality control of cleanable filter media. The advantages of the MMTC series allow a clear, cost-effective and practically useful comparison of cleanable filter media andexceed the ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Palas at Powtech 2016

    Official release of Fidas Frog You are kindly invited to visit us during Powtech 2016 in Nuremberg here in Germany - from 19th to 21st April 2016 - at our booth number 3-302 in hall 3. Don't miss this opportunity to convince yourself on site e. g. of the quality and performance of our nanoparticle measurement technology and our aerosol spectrometers and ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Agilent Technologies opens regional applications and training center for bio-analytical instruments in South Korea

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today opened a new Customer Applications and Training Center in South Korea, showcasing its latest bio-analytical instruments. The company's goal is to collaborate with customers to develop new applications and methodologies for research in the agriculture, environment and semiconductor industries. The center will also help train chemists and engineers in the ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • HORIBA Jobin Yvon Gratings in Sentinel-3A satellite helps monitor land and sea

    The Sentinel-3A satellite was launched on February 16th, 2016 from Russia to its sun-synchronous orbit more than 800kms above to monitor the health of our earth’s land and oceans. Five instruments have been integrated on board, including the Ocean and Land Colour Instrument (OLCI), a spectrometer based on a custom HORIBA Jobin Yvon (HJY) concave ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Come and see us at ACHEMA 2015 in Frankfurt!

    New booth, new ideas You are kindly invited to visit us during the Achema 2015 ( www.achema.de ) in Frankfurt, Germany (15.06.2015 to 19.06.2015) at our booth F77 in hall 11.1. Don't miss this opportunity to convince yourself on site e. g. of the quality and performance of our ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Indian PTR-MS collects first VOC data from Indo-Gangetic Plain

    Prof. Vinayak Sinha lives and does his research in a region called the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP). Home of one seventh of the world’s population and as a fertile region, it sustains agricultural food crop production for much of South Asia, yet it remains one of the most under-studied regions of the world in terms of atmospheric composition and chemistry. One of Prof. Sinha’s goals is ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Ozone hole grows but is below 2006 record

    Scientists from the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) have discovered that the ozone hole over Antarctica has expanded this year against what it was in 2007, but is smaller than what it was in 2006. The ozone is a protective atmospheric layer protecting Earth from harmful ultraviolet rays. Failure to shield the planet can trigger a multitude of health ailments in people and harm biodiversity. While ...

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