The powerful sensitivity and high resolution of the
AttoMap produces synchrotron-quality elemental distribution mapping of trace elements for a wide range of research applications, spanning from the life and materials sciences to industrial use for pharmaceuticals, natural resources (oil and gas, mining), and semiconductor failure analysis.
Hyperaccumulating Plant Hyperaccumulating seedling shown with K (red), Ni (blue), Cl (green) elements selected. Zoom-in of seedling roots shows trace uptake of Mn. Roots zoom-in shown with K (red), Ni (blue), Mn (green). Courtesy of Dr. Antony van der Ent and Dr. Peter Erskine, The University of Queensland, Australia
iPhone Chip Phone chip with buried copper (green) layers visualized non-destructively, without removing the epoxy resin covering
Turf Grass: Control Sample Control root sample with potassium (green), calcium (red), and manganese (blue) shown
Correlation of AttoMap with Optical and SEM-EDS Courtesy of Dr. Dieter Rammlmair, BGR Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources
Mouse Brain Samples Mapping dysregulations of elements in Parkinson model mouse brain sections Courtesy of Prof. Simon James and Dr. Erin MacAllum, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Mutant Arabidopsis 19-day leaf of a mutant OPT3 Arabidopsis plant, showing trace-level accumulation of iron (e.g. ug/cm^2) Results comparable to previous runs on the synchrotron Provided by Prof. Olena Vatamaniuk and Dr. Ju-Chen Chia, Cornell University
Sphene in Ilmenite X-108 Fe channel shown in overview scan. A region of interest was identified and elements of interest (Zr, Ca, Ti) are shown. Courtesy of Dr. Wei Tan, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry
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