Surface Analysis

Arrive at a confident answer

Tackle the most challenging surface, thin film and interface questions with Thermo Scientific™ XPS spectrometers. Our analytical innovations allow scientists on the forefront of materials science to drive bold progress in the fields of ultra thin film and nanotechnology development. Unparalleled ease-of-use, best-in-class software and high sample throughput provide superior results for production and analytical laboratories. Whenever new questions rise to the surface, our comprehensive offering of XPS spectrometers deliver the performance and flexibility to arrive at a confident answer.

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Featured XPS systems

HDI K-Alpha XRay Photoelectron Spectrometer System 230 x 195

Get precise results, quickly and efficiently. The compact Thermo Scientific™ K-Alpha+ system bridges the XPS requirements for both research and routine analysis with high sample throughput and advanced capabilities. Intuitive operation, guided by the Thermo Scientific™ Avantage Data System, makes the K-Alpha+ ideal for multi-user facilities.

Experience high analytical performance and flexibility with the Thermo Scientific™ ESCALAB™ 250Xi X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer (XPS) Microprobe. This system combines high sensitivity with high resolution quantitative imaging and multi-technique capability to produce high-quality survey scans in seconds. 

HDI ESCALAB 250Xi XRay Photoelectron Spectrometer 230 x 195
HDI Theta Probe 230 x 195

Characterize ultra-thin layers non-destructively using the Thermo Scientific™ Theta Probe Angle-Resolved X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer System. Theta Probe collects angle resolved spectra without the need to tilt the sample, making complex thin film measurements simple and intuitive.

Ensure peak performance for your next surface analysis experiment. The Thermo Scientific™ MAGCIS™ dual mode ion source enables depth profiling analysis and surface cleaning of both soft and hard materials on the same XPS instrument. Switching between gas cluster sputtering and monatomic sputtering is handled completely by Avantage software, and can be done in a matter of seconds.

HDI MAGCIS POSITION A 230 x 195

Realize the full potential of your electron spectrometer with the Thermo Scientific™ Avantage Data System for surface analysis. This best-in-class data system integrates instrument control, data acquisition, data processing and reporting to provide precise, accurate and reliable instrument control.

Featured X-Ray photoelectron spectrometer videos

Changing the way XPS instruments are built

The new K-Alpha+ delivers outstanding XPS performance and a fully automated workflow from sample entry to report generation at an affordable price.

MAGCIS from the inside out

This dual-mode ion source enables depth profile analysis and surface cleaning of both soft and hard materials on the same XPS instrument.