Special Projects - mass spectrometry and ToF analysis

Excellence in Mass Spectrometry

Special Projects - mass spectrometry and ToF analysis

Special Projects

As well as its standard product portfolio SAI is involved in many exciting and novel mass spectrometer projects with our valued partners and collaborators.

One instance of our expertise in this area is the design and supply of the ToF analyser and ion buncher subsystems for the J105 Imager  3D imaging SIMS marketed by Ionoptika. The picture below shows an example of this ground breaking instrument installed at the University of Manchester.

The design utilises a continuous primary ion beam to maintain high imaging resolution for 3D biological imaging applications. To learn more, follow this link   http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdfplus/10.1021/ac8015278

Click on the image below to look at a 3D time lapse rotation showing the intra cellular SIMS imaging data obtained from Xenopus Laevis Oocytes using this machine 


Paper reference :


TOF-SIMS 3D Biomolecular Imaging of Xenopus laevis Oocytes Using Buckminsterfullerene (C60) Primary Ions