ASI manufactures leading-edge instrumentation for geochemistry, including the SHRIMP IIe and SHRIMP IV ion microprobes, the RESOlution laser ablation instrument, the Alphachron automated thermochronology instrument, and the RESOchron double dating instrument. The instruments are based on research undertaken at the Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES) at the Australian National University (ANU), the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Curtin University, and elsewhere.