2MILab receives 3.5Mkr from KTH Research Infrastructures for XPS

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KTH Research Infrastructures has allocated 3.5Mkr to allow 2MILab to acquire an X-Ray Photoelectron Spectrometer (XPS) for sustainability research. The funding matches that awarded by Olle Engkvist Foundation. XPS is used to distinguish elemental composition and bond-states at the surface … Read More

2MILab approved as full KTH Research Infrastructure

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Mikael Östling, KTH’s  Deputy President for Research has approved the promotion of 2MILab from interim to full research infrastructure, in the company of top facilities like Electrum Lab, Odqvist Laboratory, Parallel Data Center (PDC) and National Genomics Infrastructure (NGI). The … Read More

Partial funding of 3.5Mkr for a new XPS system

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The private foundation Olle Engkvists Stiftelse has just announced that an application for funding an X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) system for use in sustainability research has been approved to a value of 3.5Mkr. This amount covers a significant part of … Read More

2MILab @ K Building update

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The heritage-listed building that houses the Department of Chemistry at KTH was purpose-built in 1922 for education and research in chemical science. Parts of the building have been renovated since then, but a large scale renovation has not been undertaken, until now.… Read More

New degasser for 3Flex

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A new degasser was recently installed next to the 3Flex gas adsorption instrument. The main reason for upgrading the degasser was to optimize degassing of samples based on natural products (e.g. wood) and enabling micropore analysis on these materials.

Sustainable energy

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Surfaces and interfaces have a crucial role in generation of electricity via several routes. Solar cells of different types consist of large surfaces containing a number of interfaces between components. Good contact between phases is vital to maintain efficiency, as … Read More

Agricultural chemicals

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Pesticides and herbicides are applied to crops via complex formulations in the form of aerosols of single or multi phase liquids. The stability of the formulation both in its bulk form and as aerosol during application is related to interfacial … Read More

Implant surfaces

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The use of e.g. metal and ceramic components such as joints, screws, teeth etc are examples of biomaterials. The  interface between these materials and the body plays a crucial role in their successful integration. The way in which any of … Read More

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