Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

About Us

About Us

Our Newcastle-based laboratory is one of UK’s leading research centres for XPS analysis.

Our world-class equipment includes:

These principal methods have applications in an increasing number of areas, including:

  • electronics
  • semiconductor physics
  • novel materials and biomaterials
  • biomimicry
  • cell and tissue biology
  • surface chemistry - functionalisation, sensor surfaces, adhesion, abrasion and tribology
  • nanomaterials
  • medical devices
  • geological materials and processes
  • carbon capture and storage
  • astrobiology

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide XPS, Helium ion microscopy and other Ion Beam services to both academics and industry within region of North East of England and wider in UK.

We have state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Our team of highly specialised experts will assist and advise you.

We aim to support collaborative XPS data sharing and remote access in a sustainable way.

We are open to national and international collaborations. In particular we are also suportive to host international Visiting researchers and Visiting professors.