National Physical Laboratory

A New Arrival to the NiCE-MSI Lab: The 3D OrbiSIMS

The 3D OrbiSIMS, the revolutionary instrument built in the 3D OrbiSIMS project, arrived at NPL this week.

Photo by Ichiro Mihara

The new hybrid analyser instrument is the first SIMS (secondary ion mass spectrometry) instrument with an Orbitrap mass spectrometer allowing ultra-high mass resolution.

The instrument will be officially launched by Sir Colin Dollery at the NiCE-MSI Science & Technology Day and 3D OrbiSIMS launch event on 29 November 2016.

The instrument joins our recently-acquired IONTOF TOF-SIMS.5 with FIB-SIMS tomography and an IONTOF TOF-SIMS IV in our continuously expanding NiCE-MSI laboratory.

Find out more about the 3D OrbiSIMS project

Contact: Ian Gilmore

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2017
Created: 17 Nov 2016

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