New instruments help S&T scientists dig deeper

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On February 8, 2021


The Scanning Electron Microscope-Prisma from ThermoFisher Scientific is one of two new instruments being installed in McNutt Hall. Photo by Michael Pierce/ Missouri S&T

With the addition of $6 million in the latest equipment at S&T, researchers in materials science, chemistry, physics, biomedicine and other disciplines have expanded capabilities. The centerpiece is a $4 million dual-beam instrument that incorporates a scanning electron microscope and a plasma-focused ion beam that allows researchers to deposit or remove materials on the nanoscale and examine what is below the original surface of the specimen without removing it from the microscope.

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On February 8, 2021. Posted in Announcements