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Articles & Whitepapers
Raman Spectroscopy and the Hunt for Aliens
How are Raman spectroscopy and aliens connected? In 2020 NASA launched the Mars rover Perseverance, after landing on the 18th of February 2021 Perseverance has been exploring the surface hunting for ancient microbial life. So, what does Raman spectroscopy have to do with this? Well currently on Mars, there is a Raman spectrometer! It’s the first UV Raman spectrometer to explore the red planet, ...
PAH analysis and forensic mapping in sediments on Grand Calumet River - Case Study
Sitelab Corporation was hired by an environmental contractor to analyze 100 sediment samples collected from a post-dredge area covering a 1 mile stretch of river in Hammond, Indiana. The data was ...
The Swedish Sampler is back in Sweden
In the 1960’s Bengt Nilsson developed a suspended sediment sampler for taking vertically integrated water samples in rivers. He did so at the Department of Physical Geography at Uppsala University, in the Geomorphological Laboratory at ...
Equipment & Solutions
Retractable Fiber Oxygen Microsensor
The fiber-optic oxygen sensors from PyroScience feature no oxygen consumption, no stirring sensitivity, an extremely long shelf time, resistance to corrosive environments (e.g. seawater) and are suitable for multiple applications in gas, water and aqueous samples. This fiber-optic microsensor consist of an optical fiber (230 µm) with a sensor tip diameter of approximately 50-70 µm. ...