Learn about some of the techniques that are used by researchers in universities or industry if they want to analyse materials or compounds they have made.

1. Chromatography – separate mixtures of chemicals (Adsorption chromatography, GC, HPLC)

2. Electron microscopy – use electron beams to study materials

3. NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance)

4.UV-vis absorption spectroscopy

5. MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)

6. AFM (atomic force microscopy)

7. Luminescence spectroscopy

8. Mass spectrometry

9. X-Ray Diffraction (XRD)