SIMS imaging in neurobiology and cell biology
Secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) has been increasingly recognized as a powerful technique for visualizing molecular architectures in the fields of neurobiology and cell biology.
A critical review of single particle inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry – A step towards an ideal method for nanomaterial characterization
The critical review discusses instrumental developments in single particle ICP-MS (spICP-MS) of recent years step-by-step. Nanoanalysis application papers from the literature are summarized in a tabular form including important experimental parameters.
Fluorinated nanobodies for targeted molecular imaging of biological samples using nanoscale secondary ion mass spectrometry
Specific labeling of cellular proteins with fluorinated nanobodies enables their visualization in nanoSIMS.
Antiscattering X-ray fluorescence analysis for large-area samples
The scattering background in large-area X-ray fluorescence analysis (more than one square centimeter) has been greatly reduced by using highly polarized X-rays and by inserting a collimator plate between the sample and the detector.
Single shot laser ablation MC-ICP-MS for depth profile analysis of U isotopes in UO2 single crystals
Depth profiling of the n(235U)/n(238U) amount ratio in UO2 single crystals employing LA-MC-ICP-MS, a dual beam focused ion beam and confocal laser scanning profilometry.
238U/235U measurement in single-zircon crystals: implications for the Hadean environment, magmatic differentiation and geochronology
We present novel analytical methods allowing the precise determination of the uranium isotopic composition (238U/235U) of single zircon crystals.
Performance of sp-ICP-TOFMS with signal distributions fitted to a compound Poisson model
Characterization of dissolved background signals as compound Poisson distributed enables more accurate and robust nanoparticle detection thresholds in single-particle ICP-TOFMS.
Laboratory-scale near-edge X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy with a laser-induced plasma source
A compact spectrometer for laboratory NEXAFS measurements, allowing quantitative chemical analysis in the soft X-ray spectral range (250–1000 eV).
Mass spectrometry imaging as a novel approach to measure hippocampal zinc
Mass spectrometry imaging used to measure hippocampal zinc shows complementarity to fluorescence and shows protein-bound rather than free zinc.
A novel confocal XRF-Raman spectrometer and FPM model for analysis of solid objects and liquid substances
A new table-top combined spectrometer was designed and constructed consisting of X-ray fluorescence and Raman spectrometers for spot-analysis of elementary and chemical composition of solid and liquid substances for industrial analytical applications.
A quantitative nanoparticle extraction method for microsecond time resolved single-particle ICP-MS data in the presence of a high background
A new method for the quantification of dissolved ions and nanoparticles in mixtures with SP-ICP-MS with microsecond time resolution.
A laboratory-based double X-ray spectrometer for simultaneous X-ray emission and X-ray absorption studies
A newly developed laboratory-based double X-ray spectrometer enables systematic and simultaneous X-ray emission (XES) and X-ray absorption (XAS) measurements.
Glow discharge optical emission spectrometry for quantitative depth profiling of CIGS thin-films
The article demonstrates how quantitative compositional depth profiles of Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 layers can be utilized to determine their energy bandgap distribution.
Identification of nanoparticles and their localization in algal biofilm by 3D-imaging secondary ion mass spectrometry
ToF-SIMS boundaries were pushed to enhance lateral resolution and mass resolving power for chemical imaging of nanoparticles in biological systems.
Laboratory based GIXRF and GEXRF spectrometers for multilayer structure investigations
This work reports laboratory angle resolved XRF measurements with the goal of establishing laboratory techniques to obtain a more complete idea of the intralayer composition of multilayer samples.
Single-particle ICP-MS with online microdroplet calibration: toward matrix independent nanoparticle sizing
Microdroplets with known concentrations of element standards are introduced concomitant with NP-containing solutions into the ICP to provide online matrix-matched calibration of analyte NPs for single-particle-ICP-TOFMS.
Novel 2D binning approach for advanced LIMS depth profiling analysis
Novel layer-by-layer ablation protocol for sensitive chemical depth profiling measurements of micrometer-sized samples.
FI-ICP-TOFMS for high-throughput and low volume multi-element analysis in environmental and biological matrices
The capabilities of flow injection inductively coupled plasma time-of-flight mass spectrometry (FI-ICP-TOFMS) were evaluated for accurate multi-element analysis addressing water and serum reference materials with a sample intake of 5 μL in comparison to FI-ICP-MS/MS analysis.
Heart-cut 2DSEC-RP-LC-ICP-MS as a screening tool in metal-based anticancer research
Screening tool for metal-based anticancer drugs enabled by on-line heart-cut two-dimensional liquid chromatography combined with ICP-MS (2DLC-ICP-MS).
Intercomparison measurements of two 33S-enriched sulfur isotope standards
Isotopic compositions of two S-33 enriched sulfur standards were assessed for the normalization of Δ33S and Δ36S data, to fulfill the need of accurate message extraction from S-MIF signals in atmospheric and geological samples.
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