Advances in analytical capabilities of TEM over the past decade have fueled a new era of catalyst research. Modern TEMs are no longer a niche tool for fundamental research in the catalysis industry but are necessary equipment for product development, production support and patenting efforts. In this webinar we discuss several cases of how such analytical instruments are used and present our state-of-the-art Thermo Scientific Spectra 200 S/TEM that has just been installed at Haldor Topsøe A/S.

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HR-STEM imaging (atomic resolution) of a Re-Pt catalyst and STEM/EDS mapping of Pt-Pd catalyst

We also discuss the unique characteristics of the Spectra 200 S/TEM such as the ultra-high brightness cold FEG electron source and the patented probe corrector which together make sub-angstrom resolution in EDS elemental maps possible, the powerful Dual-X EDS detection system for extra high x-ray collection efficiency, the Panther STEM detection system and the iDPC STEM technique for low dose imaging of beam sensitive catalyst specimens like zeolites and MOFs.

By attending this webinar you will learn…

  • Advanced catalyst characterisation methods using TEM
  • How tools like the Spectra 200 S/TEM are used in the catalyst industry
  • Why Haldor Topsøe chooses the Spectra 200 S/TEM

Anil Yalcin, product specialist at Thermo Fisher Scientific Group

Speaker: Anil Yalcin, product specialist, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Anil Yalcin is working in product marketing with a focus on materials science TEM offerings in EMEA. He holds a PhD in in-situ TEM applications from Delft University of Technology. 

Ramchandra R Tiruvalam is a principle research scientist for Haldor Topsøe

Speaker:  Ramchandra R Tiruvalam, principle research scientist, Haldor Topsøe A/S

Ramchandra R Tiruvalam is a principal research scientist at Haldor Topsøe A/S. He holds a PhD in materials science and engineering from Lehigh University. He is currently responsible for the analytical TEM facility at Haldor Topsøe.


Ben Valsler

Moderator: Benjamin Valsler, digital editor, Chemistry World

Ben is the digital editor of Chemistry World magazine, producing video and podcasts to accompany the magazine and website. Prior to joining the Royal Society of Chemistry, he was the producer of the award-winning Naked Scientists, making local and national radio programmes for the BBC, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Primedia in South Africa.

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