Dynamic Secondary Ion Mass SpectrometryBack

This new Essential Knowledge Briefing introduces dynamic SIMS, outlining its advantages over alternative surface analysis techniques, the major components of a typical dynamic SIMS instrument, and how and where it can be used. Four case studies provide examples of how SIMS is used in the real world, by leaders in fields spanning life science, materials science and cosmochemistry. Finally it looks at the future of dynamic SIMS technology, including advances in detection sensitivity and spatial resolution, and discusses directions that will allow the technique to be applied to a wider range of samples than ever before.

E-versions of this Essential Knowledge Briefing can be freely downloaded here