Daresbury Laboratory NCESS Dept machine, Cheshire UK
National Centre for Electron Spectroscopy and Surface Analysis. The National Centre for Electron Spectroscopy and Surface Analysis, brings together industry and academe to address problems in materials science, surface science and engineering.
Collaborative research programmes with industry and the academic community have been set up for targeted research areas, ranging from studies of polymers and composites through to ceramics, semiconductors, metals and novel materials. It offers repayment services to industry and has an EPSRC user programme which provides and supports access to its facilities to help academic groups with their own research programmes.