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Packard awarded NSF funding for TOF-SIMS instrument

Colorado School of Mines will soon be home to a state-of-the-art instrument for the chemical analysis of materials at very small scales and concentrations, with particular application to materials that are sensitive to air.

Corinne Packard, associate professor of metallurgical and materials engineering, has been awarded $900,000 through the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation Program to purchase and operate a time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometer (TOF-SIMS) for use by academic, government and industry researchers throughout the region…  Read more…