Analytical Services

One stop analytical services are provided to industry clients who require measurements from one of our instruments at the SSSC, instruments in chemical engineering, instruments in food science, instruments in the WCVM microscopy laboratory and the Canadian Light Source. These instruments are accessed seamlessly on a fee for service basis. Our highly qualified staff develop methods, collect and interpret data from all the instruments to provide a full line of analytical service. Over the years, the SSSC has provided analytical and testing services to several industries.

Mining and Minerals

  • Corrosion
  • Diamond Quality
  • Tailing
  • Mineral Imaging
  • Water Quality

Materials Analysis

  • Defect in Materials
  • Nanomaterials
  • Corrosion
  • Thin Films
  • Electronics Failure
  • Material Composition
  • Adhesive Force

Structure Determination

  • Catalyst
  • Small Molecules Crystallography
  • Electronic and Molecular Structure

Trace Analysis

  • Water
  • Toxins
  • Contamination

Agriculture Value Added

  • Antioxidant
  • Imaging

Biomolecular Interactions

  • Protein Folding
  • Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Interaction
  • Shelf Life Studies
  • Aggregation


  • Method development and research contract. Please discuss requirements with Dr. Sammynaiken