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Infrared Spectroscopy News

11 May 2021

Sensirion Holding AG has completed the acquisition of IRsweep AG, which develops, manufactures and supplies optical spectroscopy solutions based on QCL frequency comb technology in the mid-IR.

22 Apr 2021

Multi-spectroscopy analytical approach provides important information for preservation of Picasso paintings.

21 Apr 2021

Specac celebrate their 50th anniversary on 21 April 2021.

8 Apr 2021

A highly efficient way to collect infrared microscopy data avoids the use of slow, grid-based raster scans.

26 Mar 2021

NIR-HSI is non-invasive and can be used to quantify fat content in liver aiding medical research and the diagnosis of liver diseases.

26 Mar 2021

Applications are invited for two awards administered by the ABS Trust.

25 Mar 2021

KPM Analytics has partnered with AB Vista to provide their NIR analysis solutions with the Aunir calibration database.

23 Mar 2021

FT-IR spectroscopy has been shown to be able to detect individuals by their blood profile which lays the basis for rapid diagnosis of many diseases.

23 Mar 2021

Wasatch Photonics achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification for their volume phase holographic diffraction gratings facility.

8 Mar 2021

trinamiX and Viavi Solutions have announced a joint development agreement to build an NIR spectrometer module for integration into consumer devices.

4 Feb 2021

Portable NIR technology can quantify the levels of amygdalin, the compound responsible for the bitter taste of almonds, on an industrial scale.

4 Feb 2021

A major advance in brain tumour diagnosis made by a research team from UK institutions using infrared spectroscopy at Diamond is highlighted in a short video.

22 Jan 2021

Researchers have, for the first time, measured the spectra of phonons at individual crystalline faults, and discovered the propagation of phonons near the flaws.

15 Jan 2021

A new SEIRA device has been developed that can utilise the surface tension of liquid to concentrate and trap analyte molecules at the most sensitive locations of the device structure.

11 Jan 2021

Camo Analytics, producer of the Unscrambler chemometrics software, has been acquired by Aspen Technology, Inc.

22 Dec 2020

Strong investment in photonics will help us fight infectious diseases that kill an unimaginable number of people and prepare us against future pandemics, says Dr Jürgen Popp of the Leibniz Center for Photonics in Infection Research (LPI) that is currently under construction in Jena.

18 Dec 2020

Researchers in the UK and USA have used functional near infrared spectroscopy to discover that the cocoa flavanols found in chocolate improve brain oxygenation and cognition in healthy adults.

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7 Dec 2020

Shannon Postma has been appointed as new Managing Director of Specac Limited.

4 Dec 2020

Functional near infrared spectroscopy has been used to identify tinnitus in patients.

24 Nov 2020

Professor Peter Lay from the University of Sydney has been awarded the Australian Synchrotron Lifetime Contribution Award by ANSTO, the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.