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Behind the scenes of the PANalytical Award selection
24 Nov 2015

Behind the scenes of the PANalytical Award selection

By Sybille Franken, member of the PANalytical Award team
With 1 December approaching rapidly, the deadline for submitting an entry for the PANalytical Award is in sight. While applicants will not be able to submit their articles for the next 3 months, work behind the scenes has already started.

Evaluate your analysis – There’s always something you can do better...
24 Sep 2015

Evaluate your analysis – There’s always something you can do better...

By Scott Gilroy, Regional Product Manager XRF
There is a big difference between just running an analysis and producing solid quantifiable results that are repeatable.

Imagine that there are crystalline cities in your mobile phone!
7 Sep 2015

Imagine that there are crystalline cities in your mobile phone!

By Patricia Kidd, Principal Scientist Materials Applications Research
In the 1980s when I first started learning about electronics and electronic materials, people would talk about global communications and I couldn’t visualize what that meant.

Thoughts from the diffraction laboratory
16 Aug 2015

Thoughts from the diffraction laboratory

By Patricia Kidd, Principal Scientist Materials Applications Research
In this age of high-speed electronics we expect everything to happen in an instant (well at least at the speed of the fastest electrons).

Energy (ED) vs wavelength (WD) dispersive fluorescence - Battle of evolution
27 Jul 2015

Energy (ED) vs wavelength (WD) dispersive fluorescence - Battle of evolution

By Scott Gilroy, Regional Product Manager XRF
I am often asked the very simple question - 'which is better wavelength or energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence?.

Sweet new analysis method for gelatin
18 Jun 2015

Sweet new analysis method for gelatin

By Andrew Fussell, Product Manager XRF
You might remember a few years ago there was news from China about toxic gelatin capsules containing high concentrations of chromium because a company was using cheaper industrial grade gelatin to produce capsules for human consumption.

Award-winning research on lithium ion batteries
3 Jun 2015

Award-winning research on lithium ion batteries

By Peter van Velzen, CEO of PANalytical
Haven’t you wondered how dependent we all are of electricity? Just about everything we use is powered in one way or other. With this increasing performance and consumption, the requirements for battery performance increase as well.

Addressing the unique challenges of mining in South America
28 May 2015

Addressing the unique challenges of mining in South America

As reported by Katherine Macchiarola, Marketing Manager for the Americas
Katherine recently attended the mining conference Exponor in Chile and found it to be an immense display and technical program. And in and amongst the huge mining                                                                                machinery and vendors of everything was PANalytical.

How Zetium started a new era in the world of XRF analysis at Pittcon 2015
9 Apr 2015

How Zetium started a new era in the world of XRF analysis at Pittcon 2015

By Pieter de Groot, Corporate Marketing Director/CMO at PANalytical
Almost a month after the introduction of Zetium at Pittcon in March 2015, Pieter looks back at the most exciting product launch he has ever been part of in awe of what we achieved.