AXT Appointed Distributor for Surface Analysis & Microanalysis Products of Thermo Fisher Scientific

AXT, Australia's leading supplier of high technology scientific equipment has recently been appointed a distributor of Thermo Fisher Scientific's surface analysis and microanalysis product ranges covering both sales and service.
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WARRIEWOOD, Australia - Aug. 28, 2014 - PRLog -- AXT Pty Ltd, a leading Australian supplier of high technology analytical solutions for industry and academia is proud to announce their association with Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, with revenues in excess of US$ 17 billion. AXT and the Nano-scale Materials Analysis product lines of Thermo Fisher Scientific recently signed a distribution agreement whereby AXT has become their distributor In Australia and New Zealand for its Surface Analysis and Microanalysis product lines, covering both sales and service.

The Nano-scale Materials Analysis product lines of Thermo Fisher Scientific manufacture a range of Surface Analysis and Microanalysis products. The Surface Analysis product line is based in East Grinstead, UK, and includes a range of XPS (X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy) models: Thermo ScientificTM K-AlphaTM+, Thermo ScientificTM ESCALABTM 250Xi and the Thermo ScientificTM Theta Probe. These systems are suited to the analysis of the most complex surfaces, thin films and interfaces. They will help analytical researchers advance their understanding of their surface quickly and efficiently with their class leading technology and intuitive, user-friendly, yet powerful software packages. Their high sample throughput rates also makes them suited to both production and applications and academic research.

The Microanalysis Product line is based in Madison, Wisconsin, US, and manufactures a range a range of microanalysis solutions for electron microscopy. These include world class EDS/WDS spectroscopy and EBSD solutions. In particular, the Thermo ScientificTM NORAN System 7TM is the product of over 40 years of experience providing accurate results in just seconds thanks to the highest sensitivity x-ray detectors and sophisticated software. These microanalysis solutions are available as fitments to new systems, or can be retrofitted to existing SEMs.

AXT’s Managing Director, Richard Trett commented, “this new partnership with a highly internationally recognised brand helps to extend our product offering in the materials analysis marketplace. The XPS product range adds a whole new technology to our portfolio helping to make us a complete solution provider in our field. The microanalysis products enhance the appeal of the TESCAN SEM’s that we distribute, making the new products an ideal fit for AXT.”

“We are excited to be teaming up with AXT to distribute our surface science and microanalysis products in Australia and New Zealand.” said Kevin Fairfax, Nano-scale Materials Analysis General Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific. “They have been making fabulous inroads in the Australian and New Zealand markets with their existing product range and we look forward to sharing the same success with our products.”

Thermo Scientific is one of the premier brands of Thermo Fisher Scientific. For more information on its surface analysis or microanalysis product ranges, or on any of AXT’s other materials analysis solutions, please visit or email

Dr. Cameron Chai
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