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Platinum Products for Electrochemical Analysis

Electrochemical analysis is a complex field of study concerning chemical reactions under electrical stimulation. This involves the transfer of electrons through the heterogeneous interface between an electrode and an ionic conductor. By analyzing the gain/loss of electrons from the ionic solution, it is possible to draw detailed conclusions about its chemical status, ionic concentration, kinetic behavior, mechanism of reaction, and more.

Accurately characterizing ionic solutions via electrochemical analysis requires a series of electrodes working in tandem. At XRF Scientific, we have years of experience manufacturing anodes and electrodes for complex analytical applications. Our suite of platinum products includes a choice of electrodes suitable for various forms of electrochemic...

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X-ray Fluorescence: The Basics

Analytical chemistry is built on the premise of acquiring information about the composition and structure of sample materials through rigorous testing. This may involve the application of mechanical loads or extremely high temperatures to monitor the way that matter reacts to specific stressors. Although, the method applied fundamentally depends upon the properties of interest. Assessing the chemical content and structure of materials, for instance, is typically carried out via spectroscopic methods like X-ray fluorescence (XRF).

What is Spectroscopy?

Spectroscopy refers to a diverse toolset used to analyze materials based on various emission spectra. In this context, emission spectra are defined as the signals emitted by molecules after they have interact...

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ICP Solutions: AES or Mass Spectrometry?

Among the most sensitive techniques available to biomedical experts and life scientists today, inductively coupled plasma (ICP) spectrometry enables trace element analysis of a wide range of sample types. Using a high precision electromagnetic array with a plasma torch and an integrated spectro-analytical detector, ICP solutions can reliably determine numerous chemical elements present in a sample down to the trace and ultra-trace levels. This analytical prowess means there are myriad ICP applications, from construction materials screening to biomedical research.

Understanding ICP Solutions

Part of the reason why ICP applications are so varied comes down to the outstanding flexibility of the method itself. A typical ICP array can be coupled with a choice o...

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