For the last 2 years, Kelly Vere has been talking about technicians to every important person she can find, representing us [technicians] at the Science Council.
Although aqueous hydrofluoric acid is not a strong acid, it is very useful. Unfortunately, it is also very dangerous.
BET is one of the few methods available for surface area measurement and has the advantage of being able to give a measure of porosity.
Calibration standards are key to the analytical process as they are used to create the calibration curve. Better the calibration standards the better calibration curves and so the better the results.