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Materials characterization

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

Membranes for Clean Water

This project provides measurement solutions that probe the surface and internal structure of polymer membranes used in water purification, and correlate that

Synchrotron X-ray Spectroscopic Imaging

The Spectroscopic Imaging project develops hyperspectral imaging capabilities the probe the chemical, electronic, and physical structure in advanced materials.

Publications

Software

NIST DTSA-II

NIST DTSA-II builds on the best available algorithms in the literature to simulate, quantify and plan energy dispersive x-ray analysis measurements.

Tools and Instruments

Cabinet x-ray system

The Smiths Detection 6046si cabinet x-ray system was designed for security screening of bags, parcels and other objects of similar size. The system runs at 160

Thermogravimetric Analyzer

Thermogravimetric Analysis, or TGA, is a classic thermoanalytical measurement performed on many different types of materials. In our laboratory, it is used for

Awards

2018 ACS PMSE Fellow

The ACS PMSE Fellow Program was started in 2000 to honor PMSE Members for scientific and technological contributions to polymer material...