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  • `No muss, no fuss` miniaturized analysis for complex samples developed

    The goal of an integrated, miniaturized laboratory analysis system, also known as a 'lab-on-a-chip,' is simple: sample in, answer out. However, researchers wanting to use these microfluidic devices to analyze complex solutions containing particulates or other contaminating materials often find that the first part of the process isn't so easy. Effective sample preparation from these solutions can ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Ocean Optics introduces handheld sensing system for field applications

    Now available from Ocean Optics is a handheld, field-portable analytical instrument that combines the power of optical sensing with onboard computing power for custom applications ranging from crop management and water analysis to UV radiation and ozone monitoring. Jaz is a family of stackable, modular and autonomous components -- a typical setup for field use is about the size of a few decks of ...

  • Portable XRF for soil and waste screening

    The new xSORT hand-held XRF spectrometer from SPECTRO Analytical Instruments can achieve laboratory-quality analysis on soil and waste samples.  Laboratory analysis by X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry has been an accepted technique for the analysis of such materials for many years and was given official approval by European Standard EN 15309:2007. Using the simple sampling procedures ...

  • Xylem announces $300K contract for mass spectrometry technology

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today that it has been awarded a $300,000 contract by NASA to provide special mass spectrometry technology with the ultimate goal of detecting water on the moon. “We are delighted that NASA has awarded Xylem this contract to help them further ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • HORIBA Scientific Debuts New Vs-7000 Mini-Ccd Spectrometer With High Speed Electronic Shutter

    HORIBA Scientific, global leader in OEM Grating and Spectrometer systems, is announcing its new electronic shutter CCDs and electronics, which fit on the VS7000-CCD-HSE (High Speed E-Shutter) CCD Spectrometer and other UV-VIS-NIR mini spectrometers. This ultra-fast back-thinned CCD Spectrometer outperforms most front-illuminated and low-cost back-illuminated CCDs, in stray light, dynamic range, ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Heinrich Emanuel Merck Award 2015 Granted to Professor Petra Dittrich

    Merck announced today that the 2015 Heinrich Emanuel Merck Award for Analytical Science will be given to Professor Petra Dittrich from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich (Switzerland) for her pioneering work on immunological assays combined with microfluidic platforms for single-cell analysis. The award, which is worth € 15,000, will be presented to Professor Dittrich ...


    By Merck Millipore

  • Lotus hybrid blooms

    The torque-current characteristics of a combined motor-generator developed for a Lotus-based hybrid car have been comprehensively mapped by a TorqSense digital torque sensor. Specialist electromagnetic design company Elektro Magnetix (EMX) of Brighton developed and tested the motor-generator for Lotus Engineering’s EVE(Efficient, Viable, Environmental) Hybrid. This is a technology demonstrator ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • GE, Ford, University of Michigan Working to Extend Battery Life for EVs

    In what could propel electric vehicles (EVs) miles down the road toward commercial viability, GE researchers, in partnership with Ford Motor Company and the University of Michigan, will develop a smart, miniaturized sensing system that has the potential to significantly extend the life of car batteries over conventional battery systems used in electric vehicles ...


    By General Electric

  • Bruker Launches Hand-held LIBS for Light Element Alloy Scrap Sorting

    Bruker Corporation, a technology leader in hand-held, mobile and portable (HMP) metals and alloy analyzers, today introduces the newEOS 500 hand-held Laser Induced Breakdown Spectrometer (HH-LIBS). The EOS 500 is designed for high-speed analysis of Grade ID and chemistry in light element alloys ...


    By Bruker Corporation

  • Bruker Launches Hand-held LIBS for Light Element Alloy Scrap Sorting

    Bruker Corporation, a technology leader in hand-held, mobile and portable (HMP) metals and alloy analyzers, today introduces the newEOS 500 hand-held Laser Induced Breakdown Spectrometer (HH-LIBS). The EOS 500 is designed for high-speed analysis of Grade ID and chemistry in light element alloys ...


    By Bruker Corporation

  • NITON Opens Office in Shanghai, China

    NITON China Inc. will address rapid business growth in the Peoples Republic of China Billerica, MA – NITON® LLC, the world’s leading manufacturer of portable x-ray fluorescence (XRF) ...

  • NITON Launches New Plastics Analyzer

    Untitled Document Billerica, MA - NITON LLC, the world’s leading manufacturer of portable x-ray fluorescence (XRF) instrumentation, is pleased to announce the release of yet another industry revolution – the ...

  • PerkinElmer Launches Powerful Dispense Technology at Lab Automation 2005

    Untitled Document Showcased Products Focus on New Automation Technology as well as ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • WWEM 2012 to focus on the quality of monitoring - Process Conference (7th November)

    WWEM 2012, the 5th in a series of highly successful environmental monitoring events, will return to the Telford International Centre on 7th and 8th November 2012 to provide visitors with the latest information on regulations, standards, methods and technologies employed in laboratory, field and process monitoring applications. Organised in conjunction with the Environment Agency and the Water ...

  • WWEM 2012 smashes attendance records

    The organisers of WWEM 2012, the Water Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring event, have announced that visitor numbers were up by 22% in comparison with 2010. On behalf of the organisers, Marcus Pattison expressed his delight with this success, adding: “We are extremely pleased with the number of people that took advantage of everything that WWEM 2012 had to offer – visitors came ...

  • U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 32 R&D 100 Awards for 2016

    November 7, 2016 -- U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) researchers have won 32 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine and received a special recognition award for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • WWEM 2012 to focus on the quality of monitoring- WWEM Conferences

    WWEM 2012, the 5th in a series of highly successful environmental monitoring events, will return to the Telford International Centre on 7th and 8th November 2012 to provide visitors with the latest information on regulations, standards, methods and technologies employed in laboratory, field and process monitoring applications. Organised in conjunction with the Environment Agency and the Water ...

  • U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 31 R&D 100 Awards for 2014

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 31 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the “Oscars of Innovation,” are given annually in ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • WWEM 2014 – better, bigger, busier

    Running over 2 days in early November, WWEM 2014 was an outstanding success, with sustained growth in every event since the first WWEM in 2005. “In comparison with the last WWEM in 2012, visitor numbers were up by 15% and even though the size of the exhibition was increased by 12% we were still unable to accommodate several potential exhibitors,” reports organiser Marcus Pattison. ...

  • Estuary research project highlights advantages of continuous monitoring

    Researchers from the south coast of England have established a small network of monitoring instruments in Christchurch Harbour and associated rivers to study the effects of weather events on water quality, and to better understand the magnitude and spatial/temporal variation of macronutrient fluxes - nitrogen (N), carbon (C) and phosphorus (P). The project, which is financed by a Natural ...


    By Xylem Analytics

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