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22 Feb 2018

Smart garments using embedded near infrared spectroscopy sensors are being developed at the University of British Columbia.

20 Feb 2018

Many chemical processes run so fast that they are only roughly understood. To clarify these processes, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now developed a pump-probe spectroscopy methodology with a resolution of quintillionths of a second. The new technology has the potential to help better understand processes like photosynthesis and develop faster computer chips.

14 Feb 2018

Researchers at the Universities of Kyoto and Tokyo in Japan have developed a new method of light detection for NMR by up-converting radio-frequency signals into optical signals.

2 Feb 2018

Infrared laser techniques have been used to study methane scattering on a nickel surface for the first time with full quantum-state resolution.

2 Feb 2018

Starna has been accredited to the new Reference Material Producer (RMP) ISO 17034 standard has well as ISO 17034:2016.

30 Jan 2018

XRF study shows that the plastic used in many second-hand toys could pose a risk to children’s health.

23 Jan 2018

Spectro Analytical Instruments and Bernd Kraft GmbH are to cooperate over multielement standards.

23 Jan 2018

The acquisition of Innovative Photonic Solutions will expand Metrohm’s handheld Raman portfolio.

19 Jan 2018

Advion, Inc. has reached several major sales milestones for its Compact Mass Spectrometer. 

18 Jan 2018

Diffuse reflectance mid-infrared Fourier transform spectroscopy identifies key variations in Alaskan soils, quickly providing insights into carbon levels.

16 Jan 2018

Raman, infrared, x-ray photoelectron and ultraviolet/visible spectroscopies are being used at the University of Liverpool to help develop better energy storage devices.

22 Dec 2017

NIR hyperspectral imaging can be used to control the addition of seed treatment products to monitor dosage levels and coverage.

13 Dec 2017

Researchers at the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI have shown the importance of using multiple excitation wavelengths when studying complex oxides with Raman spectroscopy.

29 Nov 2017

The use of time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry imaging to examine the skin can reduce the number of animal experiments while providing new opportunities to develop pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

28 Nov 2017

Lomonosov Moscow State University scientists have invented a new way of doing time-resolved spectroscopy without ultra-fast lasers.

28 Nov 2017

The Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung and Analytik Jena have agreed to cooperate in the research and development of optical spectrometry in the area of elemental analysis.

24 Nov 2017

AGLAÉ is the only particle accelerator in the world dedicated to studying heritage objects. Now improvements in automation and detector sensitivity have been introduced.

24 Nov 2017

Raman imaging can now produce images of brain tissue that is affected by Alzheimer’s disease. The images include the surrounding areas, which may already be showing changes.

24 Nov 2017

The SESAME light source in Jordan has seen First Monochromatic Light through the XAFS/XRF spectroscopy beamline.

23 Nov 2017

Nuclear resonant vibrational spectroscopy, a new X-ray spectroscopy technique has been used to study enzymes that can produce hydrogen gas, the understanding of their reactions could be important in developing a clean-fuel economy powered by hydrogen.