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  • Ultra-Fast Depth Profiling by PP-TOFMS

    Watch our video and discover a new material characterization technique. Understand how you can get in few minutes the elemental depth distribution of any element for a wide range of materials. The speed of Plasma profiling TOFMS results from a high density sputtering plasma and the ultra-fast full mass coverage TOFMS detection. The fact that the sample is not transferred into a UHV environment ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Ultimate performance: the IONICON PTR-TOFMS series

    We entered the market of commercial PTR-TOF-MS instruments in 2007 and soon became the benchmark for ultimate performance. True to our mission to developing instruments that go beyond known standards, we launched a product that exceeded specifications claimed in the literature at that time by far. Now we redefine known standards again, but this time our own: The IONICON ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Plasma Profiling ToFMS at International SIMS Conference

    Come and listen to the presentation that will be given at the 20th International Conference on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS XX) in Seattle (September 13-18, 2015) on Monday 14, September at 11:20AM during the Microelectronics Session entitled “Combining Plasma Profiling ToFMS with ToF-SIMS depth profiling for ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • There’s suspense in the air - detected with Ionicon PTR-TOFMS

    Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany investigated how the composition of the air changed when an audience watched movies from different genres such as comedies like “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and “Buddy”, or fantasy movies like “The Hobbit” and the science-fiction thriller ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • HORIBA Scientific Announces New Ultra Fast Plasma Profiling TOFMS

    HORIBA Scientific, global leader in plasma profiling, announces the release of their new Ultra Fast Depth Profiling TOFMS. This unique Plasma Profiling TOFMS (PP-TOFMS) instrument is compact and provides chemical composition as a function of depth of solid materials. The depth profiling technique involves a high ion density ionic glow discharge plasma source that ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Community based and commercial third party PTR-TOFMS software packages

    We as instrument manufacturer invest substantial resources in the software of our systems, but also the community and our suppliers have been actively developing dedicated software packages. We’re glad that this variety of data processing but also tuning solutions is now available to our customers. I would like to give PTR-TOF-MS instrument users a brief overview of ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • IONICON presents the new CHARON aerosol inlet for PTR-TOFMS

    IONICON Analytik, the Austrian based leading manufacturer of real-time trace gas analyzers, introduces a new sample introduction system for aerosols to complement its PTR-TOFMS series products: CHARON. This revolutionary new inlet enables IONICON PTR-TOFMS series instruments to measure aerosols directly with the most versatile, reliable ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • VOC release from WPC: a new PTR-TOFMS application

    In the quest for new alternatives for crude oil based materials such as plastics, WPCs (Wood-plastic composites) seem to be suitable materials, used in buildings and in the automobiles production. WPC are natural fibre composites with properties of both plastic and wood. It is estimated that the production of WPCs will experience an annual growth of 14% between 2014 and 2019 according to a study ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • SRI-TOFMS: Rapid Analysis of New Psychoactive Substances Blends

    Following up our recent research on explosives, chemical warfare agents, toxic industrial compounds and illicit drugs detection, we are currently focusing on the analysis of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) utilizing state-of-the-art ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • New IONICON PTR-TOFMS series for high-resolution VOC quantification in the single-digit pptv-range

    IONICON, the worlds’ leading PTR-MS company presents the new PTR-TOFMS series, taking online mass spectrometry for trace VOC analysis another step ahead. The new PTR-TOFMS series offers to the scientific market two very attractive variants: the IONICON PTR-TOF 8000 and the IONICON PTR-TOF 2000. Both instruments combine the legendary features of Proton Transfer Reaction (PTR) technology that is ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Join us and discover a new revolutionary depth profiling technique on Thursday, October 15th

    During this webinar you will discover a new depth profiling technique that provides ultra-fast and direct elemental composition as a function of depth. We will show you through numerous examples the potentials of PP-TOFMS such as: general application (thin to thick layers, conductors/semiconductors/dielectrics), simultaneous full elemental coverage, high sensitivity/high depth resolution, ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • PTR-TOF 1000 unveiled at Analytica 2014

    Analytica 2014 – with a 10% increase in attendance this year – turned out to be an ideal platform for launching our brand new PTR-TOF 1000 trace gas analyzer, the newest offspring from the IONICON engineers to complement our successful ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • NASA campaign KORUS-AQ: monitoring the smog above Korea

    An international team coordinated by NASA has recently investigated air pollution over the Korean peninsula. Two of IONICON’s PTR-TOFMS instruments were used to monitor volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in real-time aboard NASA’s DC-8 Flying Laboratory. The data gathered by scientists from the University of ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • IONICON fastGC is winner of an Innovation Award 2015

    On December 17, 2015 theTASIAs were published, celebrating a year of innovation. We’re are glad to be among the 15 winners of an Innovation Award with the IONICON fastGC to PTR-TOFMS, ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • The new PTR-TOF 4000 trace VOC analyzer: no compromises.

    Discover the world’s smallest, commercial high-resolution PTR-TOFMS You might know that our PTR-TOF 1000 is the smallest and lightest commercial PTR-TOF trace VOC analyzer available. It’s also a huge success for us with over 30 instruments sold since 2014. You might wonder if we can do even better than this? For the first time we combine ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Fracking yields high wintertime ozone pollution

    Chemicals released into the air by oil and gas exploration, extraction and related activities (i.e. horizontal drilling combined with hydraulic fracturing “fracking”) can spark reactions that lead to high levels of ozone in wintertime, high enough to exceed the US federal health standards, according to new NOAA-led research, published in ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • IONICON launches the new ultra-sensitive PTR-QiTOF trace VOC analyzer

    IONICON Analytik, the Austrian based leading manufacturer of PTR-MS real-time trace gas VOC analyzers, unveils its new PTR-TOFMS series flagship instrument: the PTR-QiTOF. Featuring a Quadrupole ion guide (Qi), the PTR-QiTOF achieves a ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • New PTR-TOF 1000 ultra launched at Pittcon 2016

    Up to 10x increased sensitivity with the new ION-BOOSTER technology. Our real-time VOC analyzers are known for their exceptional sensitivity. A higher sensitivity not only improves the limit of detection but also allows for a higher measurement frequency at a given signal-to-noise ratio. For real-time VOC analyzers this can have a beneficial implication when investigating highly ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Launching the new PTR-TOF 1000 trace gas analyzer

    Join us for this world premiere at Analytica 2014 in Munich, April 1.-4., hall A2, booth 508B! Get a FREE registration code for your Analytica day pass: click here to learn how! The PTR-TOF 1000 is an IONICON ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • IONICON presents the new PTR-TOF 1000 ultra trace gas analyzer

    The PTR-TOF 1000 ultra is the new benchmark for ultra-sensitive volatile organic compound (VOC) analysis in real-time. Integrated in an affordable, small and light PTR-TOFMS instrument.  ION-BOOSTER funnel PTR-MS is known for its ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

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