commercial aerosol instrument News

  • IONICON announces research alliance for e-cigarette aerosol analytics with Fontem Ventures

    Fontem Ventures, parent company of blu, the number one e-cigarette brand in the United States and a market leader in the United Kingdom, is partnering with IONICON to conduct pioneering research into e-cigarette aerosols. With Fontem Ventures a strategic research alliance has been formed where the latest analytical tools are applied to the new consumer product category of e-cigarettes. ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Commercial Property Damage Claims & Common Indoor Environmental Issues in Texas

    Each year, billions of dollars are paid to settle insured commercial property damage claims. Many of these claims are due to water damage, fire damage, and wind and storm damage. While damage from any one of these events is often quite visible, they can also create potential indoor environmental hazards that many business owners and property managers may not immediately recognize.  These ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • PTR-TOF technology contributes to CLOUD experiment at CERN

    The PTR-TOF-MS technology, developed in Innsbruck, Austria and successfully commercialized by IONICON, is part of the large-scale experiment “CLOUD” at CERN in Switzerland. IONICON CEO Lukas Märk reports that highly sensitive “PTR-TOF-MS” (Proton-Transfer-Reaction Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry) instruments contributed to a better understanding of new ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • First results of CERN`s CLOUD experiment now published in NATURE journal

    The CLOUD experiment has been designed to study the effect of cosmic rays on the formation of atmospheric aerosols - tiny liquid or solid particles suspended in the atmosphere - under controlled laboratory conditions. Atmospheric aerosols are thought to be responsible for a large fraction of the seeds that form cloud droplets. The CLOUD results show that trace vapors assumed until now to account ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • New Space Sensor As A Hosted Payload To Track Air Pollution Across North America

    NASA has selected a proposal from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Mass., to build the first space-based instrument to monitor major air pollutants across the North American continent hourly during daytime. The instrument, to be completed in 2017 at a cost of not more than $90 million, will share a ride on ...

  • Air Monitors sponsors air quality PhD

    The instrumentation company Air Monitors has announced that it is sponsoring a new PhD project at King's College London to study ambient levels of Black Carbon. Applications for this important post must be posted online to the KCL Health School by Friday 2nd December. Air Monitors' MD Jim Mills said: "This is a fantastic opportunity to become involved in one of today's most important air quality ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Scientists let the sun shine in at Lauder

    Scientists based at NIWA’s research station in Central Otago are undertaking a new set of experiments to determine how the atmosphere affects the performance of solar panels. The station at Lauder, 35km from Alexandra, is having photovoltaic panels installed that will be capable of generating 18KW of electricity at their peak – almost enough to power the huge array of specialist ...

  • Ball Aerospace Selected by NASA for TEMPO Air Pollution Mission

    Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. is part of a team selected to build the first space-based instrument to monitor major air pollutants across the North American continent for NASA's Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) mission. Led by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, Mass., the TEMPO team will build a geostationary ultraviolet-visible (UV-VIS) ...

  • US Nuclear Corp announces aerial radiation detection

    US Nuclear Corp is proud to announce the Aerial Radiation Detection instruments of the DroneRAD system.  In this time of multiple threats to our security: dirty bombs; cyber crime; shooters in public places; homemade bombs; misinformation; etc. we feel extremely vulnerable; perhaps more vulnerable than ever before.  With the advent of Drone technology now ...


    By Technical Associates

  • 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 ...

  • Measurement makes the difference at Cascade Technologies

    The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has worked with Cascade Technologies at various stages of its development and growth, from its formation as a spin-out from the University of Strathclyde in 2003 to its current position as an award-winning SME and the only commercial supplier of quantum cascade lasers for identifying and measuring industrial gases. Two of the company's ...

  • LGR Launches Unique Gas Analyzer for Quantitative Detection of Carbonyl Sulfide (OCS) Anywhere

    Los Gatos Research (LGR), the leader in precision trace gas analyzers, has launched an ultra-sensitive analyzer that provides real-time, direct and automated measurement of carbonyl sulfide (OCS or COS) in ambient air samples with parts-per-trillion precision and at rates as fast as 10 Hz. This new OCS Analyzer also provides simultaneous measurements of carbon monoxide (CO), carbon dioxide (CO2) ...

  • New School Year Could Mean Exposure to Mold, Lead, Asbestos and Dust for Faculty and Students

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, provides testing services to ensure summer construction projects at schools don’t create health hazards for students and teachers. August means back to school for millions of people as students and teachers alike get ready for the new school.  It also means many construction and remodeling ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Legionnaires’ Disease Reported in Several Recent Outbreaks

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, provides Legionella testing services to protect building inhabitants from the dangers of Legionnaires’ disease.  Pennsauken, NJ, August 12th, 2010  Last month it was reported that at least 31 people became ill at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Building Science Experts Warn of Indoor Hazards following Historic Colorado Floods

    In September, what some experts have called a thousand year flood ravaged large parts of Colorado.  In addition to the floods destroying roads and bridges, several thousand homes and numerous commercial buildings are likely beyond repair.  Thousands more suffered flooding and can be rebuilt, but area residents are being cautioned over the potential for exposure to a variety of ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Ball Aerospace OMPS Sensor for JPSS-1 Progressing Ahead of Schedule

    The Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS) instrument being built for the first Joint Polar Satellite System satellite (JPSS-1) is progressing ahead of schedule and on budget. The OMPS nadir sensor and main electronics box are in the final stages of unit testing, with testing of the integrated sensor suite planned for early spring of 2013.  The ...

  • Natcore Technology Opens Solar Research Center in Kodak's Business Park

    In a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Kodak's Eastman Business Park, Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX VENTURE: NXT)(PINKSHEETS: NTCXF) has formally opened its Research and Development Center in Rochester, NY. The Center is located in Building 308 of the Park. The ceremonial scissors were wielded by Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, who was instrumental in attracting Natcore to Rochester; Mike Alt, ...


    By Marketwire

  • U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0958093/US-Indoor-Air-Quality-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=HVAC INTRODUCTION ...


    By ReportLinker

  • TOMI Announces Moving Its Operations and the Opening of New East Coast Office

    TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc. (“TOMI” or the “Company”) (OTCBB:TOMZ), a global bacteria decontamination and infectious disease control company, announced today the opening of a new office in Rockville, Maryland as the most recent expansion of TOMI’s presence on the East Coast. The opening comes in response to the increasing demand for TOMI's technology in the ...

  • Black carbon pollution emerges as major player in global warming

    Soot from biomass burning, diesel exhaust has 60 percent of the effect of carbon dioxide on warming but mitigation offers immediate benefits.  Black carbon, a form of particulate air pollution most often produced from biomass burning, cooking with solid fuels and diesel exhaust, has a warming effect in the atmosphere three to four times greater than prevailing estimates, according to ...

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