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  • Analytik Jena AG: contrAA - The Better Way to Do Atomic Absorption Spectrometry

    Since its introduction into the market, High-Resolution Continuum Source (HR-CS) AAS has revolutionized the world of spectroscopy. contrAA® instruments provide this technology for Flame, Graphite Furnace and Hydride analysis, including ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • Novel Atomic Absorption Spectrometers Enable Analysis of Non-Metals for the First Time

    The High-Resolution Continuum Source AAS technology (HR-CS AAS) now also enables the detection of non-metals using an AAS instrument, the contrAA from Analytik Jena: Thanks to a Xenon lamp as continuous radiation source, any wavelength is available for measurement on the contrAA - ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • ASTM D4691 - 11 standard practice for measuring elements in water by flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry

    Elemental constituents in water and wastewater need to be identified to support effective water quality monitoring and  control programs. Currently, one of the most widely used and practical means for measuring concentrations of elements is by  atomic absorption spectrophotometry. The major advantage of atomic absorption over atomic emission is the almost total lack of spectral ...


    By ASTM International

  • LA testing expands materials testing laboratory in Pasadena with addition of FTIR capabilities

    Due to client demand FTIR services are now available at LA Testing. FTIR is a technique used primarily for the analysis of organic compounds as well to determine the chemical structure of inorganic compounds. Since chemical bonds absorb infrared energy at specific wavelengths, the basic structure of compounds can be determined by the spectral locations of their infrared absorptions. When ...


  • Rapid Multi-Element Analysis at a Low Price? No Problem with HR-CS AAS!

    Does your multi-element analysis with AAS take too long? Are the operating costs of your ICP too high? Analytik Jena has the solution: High-Resolution Continuum Source AAS (HR-CS AAS) with the contrAA! Thanks to a Xenon lamp as radiation source every wavelength of every element is ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • Analytik Jena AG launches new HR-CS AAS instrument

    contrAA® 600 completes the innovative product family of high resolution continuum source AAS with a specific solution for graphite furnace technique Analytik Jena AG, a leading manufacturer of analysis measuring technology, today launched its new atomic absorption spectrometer contrAA® 600. The device complements the contrAA® product family and optimizes the advantages of high ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • Are cell phones safe? the verdict is still out

    Does your cell phone increase your risk of brain cancer? Does it affect your skin or your sperm viability? Is it safe for pregnant women or children? Should you keep it in your bag, on your belt, in your pants or shirt pocket? Should you use a hands-free headset? Are present cell phone safety standards strict enough? You don't know? You're not alone. With some 4 to 5 billion cell phones now in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Italian Cruise Ship to Carry Air Pollution Monitoring Station

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, November 3, 2005 (ENS) - The European Commission and the Italian cruise line Costa Crociere have launched a new way of monitoring human generated pollution of the atmosphere that the Commission says is essential to improving understanding of climate change. The holiday guests cruising the Mediterranean will probably never see it, but an automatic air pollution monitoring ...

  • Improve weighing accuracy with tips & tricks booklet

    METTLER TOLEDO has launched a campaign that focuses on features and benefits of their instruments for the Chemical Industries. There is an option to download a free booklet with tips and tricks to simplify the work in a chemical laboratory. Register at: www.mt.com/ChemLab Balances are among the most commonly used instruments in any laboratory. From sample ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Campus Palmas Altas prevents the emission of more than 1,300 t of CO2/year thanks to its air-conditioning system

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, prevents 1,300 tons of CO2/year in emissions in Campus Palmas Altas headquarters thanks to its innovative cooling system compared to traditional methods. According to data from the World Bank, each person in Spain generates 5.8 ...


    By Abengoa

  • German INDUSTRIEPREIS for SCHOTT Receivers

    SCHOTT is this year’s winner of the 2014 INDUSTRIEPREIS (2014 German Industry Prize) in the category Energy & Environment. The international technology group was recognized for its high-performance receivers that are used in solar power plants. Thanks to their mature technology, SCHOTT receivers have a significant impact on the performance of these power plants and generate eco-friendly ...

  • Keeping cool in Australia using the summer heat

    The leader of the Flagship’s solar cooling research project, Dr Stephen White, says significant greenhouse gas savings can be achieved in air conditioning by using energy from the sun. “Solar cooling utilises heat from solar thermal collectors to generate cooling for building air-conditioning,” he says. “Most conventional mechanical air conditioners use high-emission electricity derived from ...

  • Alanod-Solar Introduces New MIRO-Fin Solar Thermal Absorbers for North American Flat Plate Collectors

    Black Lacquered Selective Surfaces Deliver Economical Advantage With Industry Leading Efficiency and DurabilityENNEPETAL, GERMANY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/30/10 -- Alanod-Solar, the worldwide leader in advanced reflective and absorptive solar surfaces, today introduced two new solar thermal absorber ...


    By Marketwire

  • Solar Thermal Cooling Plant with SCHOTT Receivers Refreshes MNT Headquarter in South Africa

    South Africa’s first concentrating solar thermal cooling system is relying on technology from SCHOTT. The international technology group based in Mainz, Germany, has supplied solar receivers for use in the solar thermal system that was put into operation in July 2014 at the MTN (Mobile Telephone Networks) headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Fresnel-collector with thermal peak ...


    By SCHOTT AG

  • Titanium dioxide-water nanofluids enhance the performance of solar collectors

    Adding nanoparticles to water in solar collectors, which are used to capture the sun’s energy, can considerably improve their performance, a recent study on nanofluids has found. The energy efficiency of the collector can be increased by up to 76.6% when using water containing 0.1% by volume of titanium dioxide nanoparticles, compared with water alone. Energy from the sun is a renewable ...

  • BioLargo issued patent for its platform of liquid and hydrogel iodine technologies

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced today the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued patent 8,846,067 titled “antimicrobial solutions and methods” which covers the use of BioLargo’s iodine technology in its platform of liquid ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • IPCC assesses geoengineering proposals

    Geoengineering experts, who gathered this week to assess proposals for manipulating the earth to avoid climate disaster, have stressed that they are not planning to make recommendations about actions the world should take — but are merely assessing whether the proposals are sound science. Spraying the atmosphere with aerosols; changing the colour of clouds; and 'fertilising' oceans with ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • NREL solar research garners two prestigious R&D 100 awards

    An etching technique that makes silicon wafers more efficient and a mammoth power generator that sets a new standard for the production of solar energy – both developed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory – have been named among this year’s most significant innovations by Research & Development (R&D) Magazine. The two ...

  • Environmental solution for Sick Building Syndrome

    Green Earth Nano Science, Inc., nanotechnology solutions provider and global distributor of advanced photocatalyst* coatings, recently introduced its new solution for bio-contamination problems in our daily lives, in offices, homes and cars. Poor indoor air quality and bacteria contamination can have a profound effect on our health, moods, productivity and enjoyment of our home or place of ...

  • ENER-G CHP reduces carbon footprint of Manchester`s historic town hall and library

    Two of Manchester's finest public buildings are generating  their own low carbon energy supply via ENER-G combined heat and power (CHP) technology. As part of the  multi-million pound refurbishment of the grade two-star listed Manchester Town Hall Extension and Central Library, main contractor Laing O' Rourke worked with ...


    By ENER-G

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