microanalysis

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microanalysis

[¦mī·krō·ə′nal·ə·səs]
(analytical chemistry)
Identification and chemical analysis of material on a small scale so that specialized instruments such as the microscope are needed; the material analyzed may be on the scale of 1 microgram.
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In 1995 he joined the Laboratoire de Microanalyse des Surfaces at the Ecole Nationale de Mecanique et des Microtechniques (Besancon, France) and has been involved in a joint research program with the Australian Key centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis (Sydney, Australia).
Claude Roques-Carmes is a Professor at the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Mecanique et des Microtechniques in Besancon (France) where he created, in 1980 the Laboratoire de Microanalyse des surfaces.