Surface-analytical procedures provide a detailed insight into the chemical and structural composition of the material surfaces and the contamination layers on them – whether in the form of a film or particles – which are no longer visible to the unaided eye. That is why modern industrial practice is no longer conceivable without methods for the precise characterization of product surfaces.
These methods provide crucial information for:
- fault and damage analytics in production and processing
- quality control and monitoring of process steps,
- and product development and process optimization.