NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies said this week it is collaborating with the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology to advance development of inorganic analytical technology. The South Korean institute recently created the Inorganic Analysis Technology Cooperation Center, which is equipped with Agilent's mass spectrometry instruments and is focused on applications in energy, semiconductors, advanced materials, and nanotechnology. The center will be equipped with Agilent's ICP-MS and ICP-OES platforms.

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