28 jul Anasys Instruments webinar: Network Polymer Degradation Mechanisms with nanoIR spectroscopy

 

Santa Barbara | July 28, 2017

On Wednesday, August 2 (5PM CET), Anasys Instruments will be hosting a webinar titled “Network Polymer Degradation Mechanisms with nanoIR spectroscopy”. The speakers, Dr. Eoghan Dillon (Anasys Instruments) and Dr. Suzanne Morsch (University of Manchester, School of Materials) will discuss advanced polymeric applications of nanoscale IR spectroscopy. 

Webinar topics:

Analytical studies of network polymers from University of Manchester, including water damage, electrical stress and UV-induced aging

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About nanoscale IR Spectroscopy:

AFM-based IR spectroscopy (nanoIR spectroscopy) is a nanoscale spectroscopy and chemical imaging technique that uses an AFM probe tip as an IR absorbance detector, enabling spatial resolution of better than 25 nm. nanoIR spectroscopy is being used in a large variety of exciting applications in materials science to life sciences. Examples include polymer interface chemistry, blends, monolayers, protein secondary structure, sub-cellular composition, calcified tissues, bacteria, viruses and DNA. Unlike other AFM based nanoscale spectroscopy techniques such as Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS), nanoIR spectroscopy is a robust technique that has been successfully used being used to investigate diverse problems in both academic and industrial research.