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Researchers from the University of East Anglia, UK, use nanoscale thermal analysis techniques to improve drug delivery systems

(December 4 2012, Santa Barbara CA) – Anasys Instruments report on the use of their award-winning nanoscale characterization instrumentation to advance developments in the understanding of drug delivery systems. The Drug Delivery & Materials Characterization Group at the Uni
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NIST research highlights promise of AFM-IR for quantitative nanoscale chemical analysis.

(October 30 2012, Santa Barbara CA) – Anasys Instruments announces a new paper authored by Dr Andrea Centrone and his colleagues at NIST published recently in Small*, a leading publication which focuses on the nano and micro worlds. Dr Centrone’s team reported on experiments tha
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Improving Nanometer-Scale Manufacturing with Infrared Spectroscopy

Nanotechnology-based materials identification enables critically needed chemical metrology for nano-manufacturing. (October 10 2012, Urbana IL) – One of the key achievements of the nanotechnology era is the development of manufacturing technologies that can fabricate nanostructu
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Scientific Talks at ICNT on nanoscale IR and mechanical Spectroscopy

Anasys Instruments will be giving talks at the International Conference for Nanoscience and Technology (ICNT) in Paris, France July 23-27. The following talks will be held: Speaker: Andrea Centrone Date / Time / Location: NO-1.2 MON 14:15 Grand Amphitheater Title: Infrared Spectroscop
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Reverse Engineering of polymers using nanoscale IR spectroscopy via AFM-IR

(July 16 2012, Santa Barbara, CA) – A recent publication in Spectroscopy Europe by lead authors from Kimberly Clark Corporation showed the use of AFM based nanoscale IR Spectroscopy for reverse engineering of polymeric multilayer films. The Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) is a fai
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Purdue researchers use nanoIR to study drug-polymer blends

(May 1, 2012, Santa Barbara, CA) – Two new papers are going to press featuring the use of Anasys Instruments’ nanoIR™ system by Professor Lynne S. Taylor’s group in the Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy at Purdue University. In each study, miscibility of pharmaceutically
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nanoscale IR Spectroscopy Seminar at MIT on April 13, 2012

Nanoscale chemical and thermal mapping with AFM-based infrared spectroscopy and nano-thermal analysis Dr. Craig Prater, Anasys Instruments Friday, April 13, 2012 10:00 AM Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, 500 Tech Square, Bldg NE47, Room 189 Abstract We have employed AFM-based i
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nanoTA for Cure Rate and Cross Link density determination receives 2011 Best Paper Award from SPE ANTEC

(March 19, 2012, Santa Barbara, CA) – Anasys Instruments has been chosen to receive a Best Paper Award for 2011 for a talk given at ANTEC 2011. The paper, titled “Rapid Determination of Cure Rate and Direct Identification of Spatial Variations in Cross Link Density”, was presented at
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Magnetic actuation enables nanoscale thermal analysis

(Jan 12, 2012, Urbana, Ill) – Polymer nano-films and nano-composites are used in a wide variety of applications from food packaging to sports equipment to automotive and aerospace applications. Thermal analysis is routinely used to analyze materials for these applications, but t
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