Spectroscopy News

  • Metrohm acquires B&W Tek

    Metrohm AG from Herisau, Switzerland and B&W Tek from Newark in Delaware, USA are pleased to announce the acquisition of B&W Tek’s Spectroscopy Solution Business, B&W Tek LLC, as well as several overseas subsidiaries. This acquisition contributes to the strategic growth of Metrohm enhancing the company’s capabilities to further develop its Raman ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • 3-gratings for an optical spectrum from 8 to 2000 eV

    Chelmsford, MA. For Immediate Release  Shallow 1.5 degree grazing incidence angle improves efficiency for high energy photons, wavelengths below 5 nanometers. Instrument now optimal for energies low as 8 eV (150 nanometers wavelength) and high as 2000 eV (0.6 nanometers).  High energy optical spectroscopy has a new “power tool.” For water window imaging, HHG laser ...


    By McPherson

  • Axetris 20 years of experience in micro-technology

    Axetris presents the latest member of the family, Reflector 7. It is designed for EMIRS50 to be used in setups with gas cells having a small diameter of around 3 – 4 mm and other compact optical designs. Axetris' infrared sources are a valuable tool for countless spectroscopic applications in the mid infrared. Reflectors directing the light towards the detector to increase the ...


    By Axetris AG

  • Techcomp Invests in Livingston, Scotland

    Techcomp Europe Ltd continues to expand their operations in Scotland with their European HQ, Manufacturing base and R&D centre. ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • 5-ways to improve UV spectroscopy

    Everybody has a different reason for choosing the McPherson Model 234/302 spectrometer. A few distinct features make it attractive for many applications. All contribute to better basics, like signal-to-noise ratio. All are tailored to detect higher energy photons, beyond visible light and including extreme UV and vacuum ultraviolet ...


    By McPherson

  • Analyze FAME in Diesel using FTIR | Spectroscopy Solutions

    Biodiesel is a promising alternative to diesel produced from fossil fuels, however barriers still exist towards the creation of high efficiency biodiesel. The fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) content of biodiesels significantly affects their quality and performance. Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy using the Pearl™ liquid transmission unit from Specac ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Metrohm acquires Innovative Photonic Solutions

    Photonic Solutions (IPS) from Monmouth Junction in New Jersey, USA, are pleased to announce the acquisition of IPS by Metrohm AG. The acquisition of IPS contributes to the strategic growth of Metrohm enhancing the company’s capabilities to further develop its portfolio of handheld Raman systems with industry leading solutions. A key element of this acquisition is the commitment of both ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Webinar: Why handheld LIBS is a popular QA/QC method for real-time elemental analysis

    While Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) technology has been available for some time it has now been packaged in a highly-portable instrument.  Handheld LIBS is an advanced technology that can be used to achieve a high level of performance in analysis by providing accurate, on-the spot materials composition which addresses today’s highly-regulated quality assurance and ...

  • Triple monochromator for Raman spectroscopy

    McPherson, the manufacturer of precision optical systems for spectroscopy and science applications, announces a new optical system. It is a triple monochromator ideal for making Raman, photoluminescence and Thomson scattering measurements in a variety of ways. The triple configuration allows users to create a bandpass ‘notch’ of select wavelengths and disperse onto sensitive CCD or ...


    By McPherson

  • QC in soap manufacturing - total fatty matter, iodine value, and more by Vis-NIR Spectroscopy

    Metrohm is pleased to present a time- and cost-saving solution for the simultaneous determination of total fatty matter, iodine value as well as C8-C14 content in soap noodles. A set of 46 soap noodle samples was tested providing good results for standard error and accuracy. The application was performed on a  ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Endress+Hauser acquires Blue Ocean Nova

    Endress+Hauser is further expanding its portfolio of products, solutions and services in the field of process analytical measurement. The Group has acquired Blue Ocean Nova AG, a manufacturer of innovative inline spectrometers for monitoring quality-relevant process parameters. The company’s 15 employees located in Aalen, Germany will be retained. ...


    By Endress Hauser AG

  • Tomra sorting recycling hosts global conference to share insights into the industry`s future challenges

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling hosted a global conference on October 10th and 11th to share insights from leading experts in recycling and waste management and to demonstrate the company’s breakthroughs in sensor-based sorting machines. With the theme ‘Future Perspectives in Recycling,’ the two-day event in Germany featured a series of presentations and group ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Endress+Hauser inaugurates new campus in Lyon

    Endress+Hauser has invested 4.9 million euros in a new building in Lyon. As well as 25 sales and service employees from Endress+Hauser, nine employees from the European headquarters of Kaiser Optical Systems will move into the new facility. “The new building offers modern offices for our employees and abundant space for customer training,” ...


    By Endress Hauser AG

  • H2O in refinery CCR unit recycle streams

    On-line monitoring of the H2O concentration in the hydrogen recycle streams of continuous catalytic reformer (CCR) units enables refineries to control the chloride level required for optimum catalyst activity, and avoid excess levels of H2O that strip chloride from catalyst surfaces and forms HCl. This HCl can be transported to other downstream catalytic processes in the net hydrogen ...


    By SpectraSensors, Inc.

  • 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

  • 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. (ASI)

  • 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

  • Geologists use Renishaw`s Raman-in-SEM solution to probe the nanoworld

    Researchers at BRGM (the French Geological Survey in Orleans, France) study the physical, chemical, and structural properties of minerals. BRGM is a public agency which produces and disseminates geological information for government departments, foreign countries, industry and academic research in France and across the world. They use a co-located ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • 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)

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