Focused Ion Beam (FIB) Sectioning with SEM/TEM Analysis Provides Subsurface Analysis and Insight for Manufacturers and Semiconductor Fabricators
Advanced MicroAnalytical provides material analysis utilizing focused ion beam scanning electron microscopy (FIB-SEM) and other advanced material testing techniques to provide precise answers to clients’ exacting questions.
Salem, NH, February 5th, 2020 In recent years, dual beam FIB-FESEM instruments have gained increasing adoption in manufacturing, process development and failure analysis due to their exceptional versatility and precision. The use of a focused ion beam (FIB) creates a very finely focused beam of ions from a reservoir source that can be rastered, focused and controlled with electrostatic deflectors and lenses. The ions can be scanned over a sample surface to image the material with secondary electron generation, similar to an SEM. However, the.......[Read More]
Materials Science Laboratory Offers Elemental Mapping Solutions to Provide Answers to Questions on the Microstructure Level
Advanced MicroAnalytical provides elemental mapping and other material testing services to communicate complex information to clients in an efficient and compelling manner.
Salem, NH, January 20th, 2020 Elemental mapping leverages the compositional precision inherent in techniques such as energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy (EDS) microanalysis and combines it with high resolution imaging to present complex data in an accessible and visually striking format. This makes it possible to communicate complex information in an effective and powerful manner for those seeking answers to material questions at the microstructure level. It is based on compiling extremely specific elemental composition data across an area.......[Read More]
Harnessing the Power of Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy to Support Precision Manufacturing and R&D Efforts
Advanced MicroAnalytical provides material analysis utilizing energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy along with other techniques for elemental analysis and chemical characterization.
Salem, NH, December 13th, 2019 Energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy (EDS) serves as one of the most versatile analytical tools available for general materials analysis. EDS is an elemental spectroscopy technique, which goes hand in hand with electron microscopy (EM). The analytical technique is capable of providing a wealth of problem solving data from an exceptionally small sample. EDS captures and analyzes the characteristic x-rays generated from any material when the intrinsic electron structure in that matter is impacted by a high energy.......[Read More]
Utilizing the Power of Scanning Acoustic Microscopy as a Tool for Failure Analysis, R&D and QC inspection to answer Manufacturing Questions
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers solutions to complex material challenges by harnessing cutting-edge test methods that include scanning acoustic microscopy (CSAM).
Salem, NH, November 26th, 2019 In 1974, the first scanning acoustic microscope was developed at Stanford University. Since then, the technology has continued to advance and scanning acoustic microscopy has become an important tool used for failure analysis, non-destructive material testing and other investigations. Scanning acoustic microscopy is an excellent non-invasive material testing technique that is regularly called upon to find and characterize hidden defects. The technology works by focusing sound to image, measure and inspect a.......[Read More]
Industry Solutions for Water Filtration and Membrane Technologies Testing and Development
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers a wide range of testing, engineering and consulting services to assist with the development and assessment of water filter technologies and treatment membranes.
Salem, NH, October 14th, 2019 The global water treatment market is expected to reach $88 billion by 2027 according to a report by Future Market Insights. This diverse and rapidly growing industry can be found in almost every corner of the globe and directly impacts industries and utilities involved in everything from drinking water and industrial processes, to wastewater treatment. Key technologies used by these industries include filters and water treatment membranes. These products and materials comprise a wide and varied product space........[Read More]
Scientific Testing Solutions Resolve Difficult Polymer Development and Production Challenges
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers a wide range of polymer development, testing and consulting services for all sorts of applications and industries.
Salem, NH, October 4th, 2019 Polymers encompass a broad class of both natural and synthetic compounds. These materials have a wide range of properties and are used by industry to make countless products used in modern society. Engineering of materials using polymers requires knowledge of the chemical properties and design of the materials used in the polymer system, as well as the physical properties of the manufactured product. This is especially true with modern engineered polymers because there are often several other factors that require.......[Read More]
Scientific Answers to Industry Questions about Paint and Coating Production Challenges and Product Development
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers a wide range of testing and development solutions to industries involved with producing or utilizing paints and other coatings.
Salem, NH, September 26th, 2019 The treatment of surfaces can serve a number of different purposes. These range from cosmetic coloration, protecting a substrate from chemical or abrasive damage, or perhaps modifying the surface properties of a material to increase or remove friction or tack. Ensuring the right paint or coating is used on a project can be the difference between success and failure. Answering these questions are the scientists from Advanced MicroAnalytical. They offer a wide range of services that include testing the bulk.......[Read More]
Metallurgical Testing Services Support a Wide Range of Industries Creating Innovative Products
Advanced MicroAnalytical offers testing solutions to advance industries that depend on traditional and cutting edge metals and alloys in all types of manufacturing processes.
Salem, NH, September 18th, 2019 Metals and alloys offer some of the widest varieties of composition and physical properties to modern engineers. They are used in all types of industries to produce everything from a home furnace or bicycle to mission-critical airplane engines and rockets. The microstructure and mechanical properties of metallic materials and alloys are of critical importance in the processing, selection, quality control and failure analysis of countless products and product components used today. To ensure these materials are.......[Read More]