Spectroscopy News

  • Sale of industrial analysis business to Hitachi High-Technologies

    Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology solutions, information and services for industry and research, today announces that it has agreed to sell its Industrial Analysis business to Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (‘HHT’) for a consideration of £80 million on a cash and debt free basis. HHT will acquire the companies, assets and liabilities that ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • New Webinar Center on Metrohm website

    By making the webinars of the past years freely available, Metrohm offers almost 17 hours’ worth of video content on a range of techniques and topics. These webinars offer professionals in various industries and functions valuable information, ranging from the basics of analytical techniques to troubleshooting and example applications implemented at customers, among ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • NEW improved process for 2 dimensional MoS2 fabrication using Raman metrology

    Scientists at Plasma Technology have studied the process of depositing two dimensional (2D) layers of Molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) demonstrating quality control using Raman spectroscopy. In a  ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Lufft introduces new stationary, non-invasive road weather sensor for smart traffic applications

    With the now available non-invasive, stationary road weather sensor StaRWIS we continued the evolution of spectroscopic sensors consequently. It is based on the award-winning technology of the mobile weather sensor MARWIS which was launched in end of 2014. The new road sensor can be mounted at heights of 5.5 meters above the ground and is a less-expensive alternative to NIRS31-UMB - the first ...

  • Dr. Jong H. Yoo Appointed President & CEO of Applied Spectra, Inc.

    Applied Spectra, Inc. announced today the appointment of Dr. Jong H. Yoo as president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective December 9th, 2016. Dr. Jong H. Yoo is currently Executive Vice President of Applied Spectra and succeeds Dr. Richard E. Russo who has served as the company CEO since its inception in 2004. Dr. Russo will serve the Company as Executive Chairman and continue to advise ...


    By Applied Spectra, Inc.

  • Techcomp Europe expands R&D in Livingston

    The global Scientific Instrument group Techcomp is adding a further 20 scientists and engineers based at their Livingston production and R&D centre. Following the acquisition of Edinburgh Instruments in 2013, Techcomp is transferring R&D activity from Scion Instruments in San Francisco to their campus in Livingston and is setting up the Techcomp Research and Engineering Centre (TREC) to ...


    By Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

  • Vision Air 2.0 – New Vis-NIR spectroscopy software

    Metrohm is pleased to launch Vision Air 2.0, a universal software solution for Vis-NIR spectroscopy.  Vision Air caters to the needs of routine users and laboratory managers alike with specific interfaces, simplifying routine measurement, method development, and both data ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Free application know-how: acid number, hydroxyl number, and isocyanates in polymers

    Metrohm has been catering to the polymer industry with robust instrumentation and comprehensive application know-how for years. Our application support for chemical analysis in the laboratory and in the process covers the entire value chain from quality control of feedstock to reaction monitoring to quality control of finished polymer ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Andor Launches iXon Life for Fluorescence Microscopy

    Andor Technology (Andor), an Oxford Instruments company and world leader in scientific imaging and spectroscopy solutions, today announced the launch of the new ultrasensitive iXon Life Electron Multiplying CCD (EMCCD) camera platform, exclusively for fluorescence microscopy. Featuring single photon sensitive, back-illuminated EMCCD technology and overclocked to market leading frame rate ...

  • Andor launches ultrafast Spectroscopy-enabled sCMOS detectors

    Andor Technology Ltd., an Oxford Instruments company and world leader in scientific imaging and spectroscopy solutions, today announced the launch of an ultrafast Spectroscopy Mode on its market leading high speed and low noise Zyla and iStar scientific CMOS (sCMOS) platforms. Physical and Life Science spectroscopists now have seamless access to a unique combination of superb spectral rates up to ...


    By Andor Technology Ltd (Andor)

  • QLI participating in conference LIBS2016 Chamonix, France

    Meet QLI (on Acal Bfi booth) at 9th International Conference on Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) to be held in Chamonix, France. QLI will show Quantas series laser which is specially designed to LIBS application. Fully diode pumped, air-cooled, light weight (only 4.5 kg in total), low divergence and smooth spatial beam profile makes this series lasers ideal source for ...

  • 2017 EAS Award for Outstanding Achievements in Chemometrics

    Barry K. Lavineis a Professor of Chemistry at Oklahoma State University where he both teaches and performs research in the area of analytical chemistry.  Lavine’s research interests encompass many aspects of chemometrics including pattern recognition, multivariate curve resolution, and multivariate calibration using genetic algorithms and other evolutionary techniques. Lavine graduated ...

  • Using infrared spectroscopy to examine functionalised nanoparticles

    For example, nanoparticles are used in catalysis to improve the production rate in commercial processes, and in electrode structures to develop better batteries. They’re also useful in cosmetics and coatings, and in nanocomposites where the surface properties of the individual nanoparticle influence the behaviour of the entire composite [1]. ...


    By Specac Limited

  • LGD F200 Platform 2 – “More Possibilities” for field use

    In mid-2016, Axetris launched the Platform 2 of the popular LGD F200, with a range of improvements that offer “more possibilities” for use in real-world applications. One such possibility is to configure an additional relay output and alarm available as an analog output. Relay Alarm Configuration The  ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • LGD F200 Platform 2 – “More Possibilities” for field use

    In mid-2016, Axetris launched the Platform 2 of the popular LGD F200, with a range of improvements that offer “more possibilities” for use in real-world applications. One such possibility is to configure an additional relay output and alarm available as an analog output. ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • On-site analysis of cannabis potency using Infrared spectroscopy

    Cannabis is increasingly being recognised for its therapeutic value. This has led to a reduction in its regulation, and even its legalisation, by many different governments. As cannabis production becomes legalised and regulated it is important that manufacturers can assess the chemical content and potency of their plants. The value of cannabis in the control of pain, spasm and a range of ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Renishaw appoints a new distributor in the Nordic region

    Renishaw is pleased to announce that it has recently appointed Blue Scientific as the new representative in the Nordic region for its spectroscopy product line. Blue Scientific will offer expert guidance on instrument selection and configuration, advising customers in Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Norway on the best Renishaw Raman spectroscopy solution for their particular needs. ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • The `Super Moon` and astral FTIR

    Tonight the Moon will appear 7% larger than normal and about 15% brighter. This is because the Moon will be the closest to Earth it has ever been since 1948 and won’t be this close again until 2034. As the Moon naturally varies its distance from the Earth throughout its elliptical orbit, other minor deviations in our planet’s movement around the Sun cause further changes in its ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Introducing Renishaw`s new RA802 Pharmaceutical Analyser

    The new RA802 Pharmaceutical Analyser is a compact benchtop Raman imaging system, designed exclusively for the pharmaceutical industry. This easy-to-use instrument redefines how Raman spectroscopy is used for formulation analysis. The RA802 enables users to formulate tablets more efficiently by speeding up the analysis of tablet composition and structure. It brings together the chemical ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • OpenFluor a New Tool in our Fluorescence Toolbox, Webinar Tuesday 18th October 1pm EDT

    Fluorescence spectroscopy is widely used for acquiring sensitive measurements of organic compounds in a variety of applications, including environmental monitoring and drinking water treatment. However, until recently an open database for evaluation of published fluorescence spectral components has been non-existent. OpenFluor (www.openfluor.org) was designed to address this void. ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

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