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Case Study: Developing coatings for spacecraft equipment

The X-ray Diffraction facility worked with Teer Coatings Ltd, a specialist manufacturer of surface coatings, on their project to understand the antimicrobial and aging properties of coatings for spacecraft equipment using Small Angle X-ray Scattering.

Wed 13 Dec 2023, 16:11 | Tags: SAXS, Case Study, External Work

First paper published from our laboratory XAFS spectrometer

Paper from Louis Piper and co-workers to enable optimisation of metal oxide battery cathodes:

Thu 10 Nov 2022, 18:20 | Tags: XAFS, Equipment, Batteries, Oxides

Paper of the Month

B. Leforestier, M. R. Gyton & A. B. Chaplin, Oxidative addition of a mechanically entrapped C(sp)–C(sp) bond to a rhodium(I) pincer complex

Wed 30 Sep 2020, 14:00 | Tags: Single Crystal XRD, Publication, Organometallic Chemistry

Paper of the Month

M. C. Hatnean, O. A. Petrenko, M. R. Lees, T. E. Orton & G. Balakrishnan, Optical Floating Zone Crystal Growth of Rare-Earth Disilicates,R2Si2O7(R = Er, Ho, and Tm)

Sat 05 Sep 2020, 11:25 | Tags: Powder XRD, Publication, Oxides

X-ray Facility Open for Users

The X-ray facility is open and ready for our users. Please click on the link for more details on how to access the Facility post-lockdown.

Thu 18 Jun 2020, 10:54 | Tags: Powder XRD, Single Crystal XRD, SAXS, XRF, High-Resolution XRD, Covid-19

Paper of the Month

D. S. Cook, M. R. Lees, J. M. Fisher, D. Thompsett & R. I. Walton, Ga2.52V2·48O7·33(OH)0.67, a synthetic member of the nolanite/akdalaite-type family of oxyhydroxides containing trivalent vanadium

Mon 04 May 2020, 09:44 | Tags: Powder XRD, Publication, Oxides

Paper of the Month

Z. Luo, Z. Liu, D. Walker, S. Huband, P. A. Thomas, N. Zhang, W. Ran & Z.-G. Ye, Meso- to Nano-scopic Domain Structures in High Curie-Temperature Piezoelectric BiScO3-PbTiO3 Single Crystals of Complex Perovskite Structure

Thu 23 Apr 2020, 10:25 | Tags: Powder XRD, Perovskite, Publication, Ferroelectric

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