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  • noun chemistry an instrument used to determine the chemical composition at a point on a solid surface, such as that of a mineral; analyzes the X-rays emitted when a beam of electrons are focused on the sample

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  • Zare and his Stanford co-workers discovered small amounts of PAHs associated with the carbonate globules within ALH84001 via a method termed microprobe two-step laser microscopy.

    The Case for Mars

  • Zare and his Stanford co-workers discovered small amounts of PAHs associated with the carbonate globules within ALH84001 via a method termed microprobe two-step laser microscopy.

    The Case for Mars

  • In January, JEOL completed the installation of its new generation of EPMA, also known as a microprobe, at the Southeastern North Carolina Regional Microanalytical and Imaging Center (SENCR-MIC), a state-of-the-art facility opened in 2009 as a joint collaboration between Fayetteville State University and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

    D Mag - News

  • In January, JEOL completed the installation of its new generation of EPMA, also known as a microprobe, at the Southeastern North Carolina Regional Microanalytical and Imaging Center (SENCR-MIC), a state-of-the-art facility opened in 2009 as a joint collaboration between Fayetteville State University and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

    D Mag - News

  • In January, JEOL completed the installation of its new generation of EPMA, also known as a microprobe, at the Southeastern North Carolina Regional Microanalytical and Imaging Center (SENCR-MIC), a state-of-the-art facility opened in 2009 as a joint collaboration between Fayetteville State University and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

    R&D Mag - News

  • JEOL completed the installation of its new generation of EPMA, also known as a microprobe, at the Southeastern North Carolina Regional Microanalytical and Imaging Center (SENCR-MIC), a state-of-the-art facility opened in 2009 as a joint collaboration between Fayetteville State University and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

    D Mag - News

  • "The microprobe is the perfect tool for determining the age of the zircons," Harrison said.

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  • University of Wisconsin-Madison geologist Takayuki Ushikubo and colleagues used a sophisticated new instrument called an ion microprobe to analyze isotope ratios of the element lithium in zircons, the oldest known materials on Earth, from the Jack Hills in western Australia.

    Geologists Claim Earth Was Habitable 4.3 Billion Years Ago | Disinformation

  • The discussion on water in minerals likely goes back to mentionings of a paper from 2008 by Saal et al, where they used new ion microprobe techniques to measure water and other volatiles in lunar volcanic rock samples.

    Water on the Moon: What Does it Mean? | Universe Today

  • Flyby, orbiter, and probe missions are all discussed including a proposal for a microprobe in Saturn's rings!

    Saturn's Hexagon Endures! | Universe Today

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