Tag Archives: Mass Spectrometry

A new LA-ICP-MS lab in Manchester

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Exciting times in Manchester! A few months ago we were awarded a grant by the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council to equip ourselves with a new piece of kit. The system comprises an excimer laser (LA) hooked up to … Continue reading

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Ancient fluids beneath our feet

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This article was written by group member Dr Greg Holland, Senior Lecturer in Terrestrial Noble Gas Geochemistry ————   ————   ———— New group paper: Tracing ancient hydrogeological fracture network age and compartmentalisation using noble gases Very little is understood about the … Continue reading

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A look into the IDLE laboratory

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Our IDLE (Interstellar Dust Laser Explorer) laboratory is home to two time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometers (TOFSIMS) which we have built ourselves. Building the instruments ourselves not only saved money but also made it possible to customize the instruments for … Continue reading

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