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16 Aug 2021

Raman microscopy has been used to reconstruct technical process parameters and the origin of the raw materials of Egyptian blue revealing trace compounds that inform us about its history.

9 Aug 2021

Shimadzu has appointed Jürgen Semmler as the new Managing Director of its European organisation. He previously headed Shimadzu Deutschland since its foundation in 2006.

4 Aug 2021

Scientists at the University of Nottingham are using Raman microspectroscopy to observe how plant roots take in and circulate water at the cellular level.

5 Jul 2021

Tumour types and mutations can be identified by IR imaging in 30 min.

29 Jun 2021

Work at the Diamond synchrotron has found a way to help reduce false-negative results in lateral flow tests by a simple modification.

21 Jun 2021

Researchers have demonstrated the conversion of infrared images to the visible, using ultrathin and transparent semiconductor nanocrystals.

17 Jun 2021

Oxford Instruments has acquired WITec for a cash-free, debt-free consideration of €42 m.

14 Jun 2021

An international team of researchers has discovered elemental metallic copper and iron in the human brain for the first time.

9 Jun 2021

JEOL and SCiLS have concluded a non-exclusive, worldwide distribution agreement for SCiLS Lab MVS software.

24 May 2021

Impact Vision has been acquired by Apeel Sciences who produce a range of plant-based coatings that are used to extend the shelf life of fruit and vegetables.

20 May 2021

This newly discovered enhancement mechanism of Raman scattering will open up the possibility of atomic-scale ultrasensitive vibrational spectroscopy to investigate surface structures of semiconductors.

18 May 2021

The use of high-resolution secondary ion mass spectrometry imaging indicates that there may be up to 70 times more hydrogen in Earth’s core than in the oceans.

7 May 2021

Papers covering Raman imaging measurements on zebrafish embryos, meteorites and jet engine thermal barrier coatings have received recognition in the WITec Paper Award 2021.

6 May 2021

The free IDCube Lite software is an Interactive Discovery Cube that performs essential operations in hyperspectral data analysis to realise the full potential of spectral imaging.

6 May 2021

An international research collaboration has found that Raman microspectroscopy and Raman imaging can identify aneurysm-specific signs in elastic and collagen fibres of the aorta.

6 May 2021

Researchers at the University of South Australia have developed a hyperspectral imaging method for simultaneously grading almond quality and detecting potentially serious mycotoxin contamination in kernels.

20 Apr 2021

The new instrument will help people, including resource managers and other officials, to address increasing concentrations of methane and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

19 Apr 2021

Shimadzu has received two “Red Dot” design awards for their MALDImini-1 and iMScope QT, a MS and optical imaging instrument.

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.

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