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Registration Opens for iGC Symposium Online 2021

Tickets go on sale for iGC Symposium Online 2021, an event dedicated to the Inverse Gas Chromatography community taking place 17-18 February. With the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, Surface Measurement Systems have chosen to reinvent the 3rd edition of the North American iGC Symposium event as a virtual conference and networking experience, bringing [...]

Registration Opens for iGC Symposium Online 20212021-06-08T16:08:27+00:00

Prof. Daryl Williams assists the BBC’s Morning Live with Covid-19 face mask study

Our very own Prof. Daryl Williams, Founder & MD of Surface Measurement Systems, conducted an especially important piece of research for the Morning Live team at the BBC. This new study looked at the varying effectiveness of different face masks in containing the spread of moisture droplets and is just [...]

Prof. Daryl Williams assists the BBC’s Morning Live with Covid-19 face mask study2021-06-08T16:08:27+00:00

Particle Testing Authority and Surface Measurement Systems Announce Strategic Alliance in Germany

Enhanced access to dynamic vapor sorption technology for customers across Europe Norcross, GA/USA and London, UK – Particle Testing Authority (PTA), Micromeritics’ ISO17025 accredited contract testing laboratory, and Surface Measurement Systems, the global leader in sorption science, today announced a strategic alliance to enhance access to dynamic vapor sorption technology in Europe and [...]

Particle Testing Authority and Surface Measurement Systems Announce Strategic Alliance in Germany2021-06-08T16:08:27+00:00

Raman Spectroscopy and Gravimetric Vapor Sorption

In-situ Monitoring of the Crystallization Process and Organic Vapor-Induced Polymorphic Transition using Gravimetric Vapor Sorption and Raman Spectroscopy Combining Dynamic Vapor Sorption (DVS) and Raman spectroscopy allows for a better understanding of vapor-solid interactions between materials as it relates to structural properties. Raman data in conjunction with our patent pending speed of sound sensor now reveal [...]

Raman Spectroscopy and Gravimetric Vapor Sorption2021-06-08T16:08:28+00:00

Co-Adsorption in Material Processing and Separation Science

Speed of Sound DVS: Moisture, Organic Vapor, and Co-Adsorption in Material Processing and Separation Science Surface Measurement Systems' new Dynamic Vapor Sorption (DVS) instruments utilize the patent-pending Speed-of-Sound sensor. Measuring moisture, organic vapor, and co-adsorption isotherms, this unique DVS technology opens new areas of sorption characterization for material processing and separation science. Representative sorption kinetic data [...]

Co-Adsorption in Material Processing and Separation Science2021-06-08T16:08:28+00:00

Speed of Sound Dynamic Vapor Sorption (DVS)

Speed of Sound Dynamic Vapor Sorption (DVS) - "The only method to directly measure solvent concentrations." Surface Measurement Systems introduced new DVS products last year. These instruments extend the capabilities of our Dynamic Vapor Sorption family of instruments by introducing a revolutionary new sensor. The speed of sound sensor increases the reliability and accuracy of [...]

Speed of Sound Dynamic Vapor Sorption (DVS)2021-06-08T16:08:28+00:00

Materials Characterization workshop using DVS and iGC techniques – Budapest, Hungary

November 14, 2016 DVS and iGC Applications on pharmaceuticals, fibers, fillers, polymers, biomaterials and minerals The workshop will cover in-depth Dynamic Vapor Sorption (DVS) technique and iGC-SEA (Inverse Gas Chromatography - Surface Energy Analyzer), the most-advanced scientific instrument in determining surface energy. Individual whose works are in line with studying materials such as straws, bricks, polymers, [...]

Materials Characterization workshop using DVS and iGC techniques – Budapest, Hungary2021-06-08T16:08:28+00:00

Surface Measurement Systems launches the new DVS Adventure

13 June 2016 | Back to Newsroom Surface Measurement Systems announced the launch of Dynamic Vapor Sorption instrument – DVS Adventure. DVS Adventure is a water vapor sorption analyzer measuring sorption and desorption isotherms over a broad range of humidities and temperatures. It offers unprecedented temperature stability and humidity performance. It provides valuable information about [...]

Surface Measurement Systems launches the new DVS Adventure2021-06-08T16:08:29+00:00

GenRH Employed for Cellulose Deuteration with In-Situ FTIR

07 May 2015 | 08:59 By Jan Gorgol Cellulose is the main component of cell walls from plants, making it the most abundant organic polymer on Earth! Cellulosic biomass forms supramolecular structures comprising cellulose crystals as well as disordered, water-accessible fractions. Recently, Carlos Driemeier and co-workers from the Brazilian Bioethanol Science and Technology [...]

GenRH Employed for Cellulose Deuteration with In-Situ FTIR2021-06-08T16:08:29+00:00
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