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13 Jan 2022

Researchers improve their scientific understanding of heterogeneous catalysis by imaging the gas just above the surface of the catalyst.

22 Oct 2021

The New York/New Jersey Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy are seeking nominations for their 2022 Gold Medal Award.

21 Oct 2021

Fluorescence spectroscopy can identify contaminated drinking water and so reduce the spread of deadly diarrhoeal diseases by enabling communities to take action more quickly to limit exposure.

7 Sep 2021

A recent review paper discuss photoluminescence control by hyperbolic metamaterials and metasurfaces.

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.

26 Mar 2021

Applications are invited for two awards administered by the ABS Trust.

23 Mar 2021

Wasatch Photonics achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification for their volume phase holographic diffraction gratings facility.

16 Mar 2021

HORIBA Scientific has presented Dr Luca Lanzano with the annual Young Fluorescence Investigator Award at the virtual Biophysical Society virtual event.

22 Dec 2020

Multimodal imaging is being used by scientists to study skin ageing through the interaction of metabolism, cellular communication and cellular quality control in skin ageing accelerated by environmental stress.

22 Dec 2020

Strong investment in photonics will help us fight infectious diseases that kill an unimaginable number of people and prepare us against future pandemics, says Dr Jürgen Popp of the Leibniz Center for Photonics in Infection Research (LPI) that is currently under construction in Jena.

14 Dec 2020

David Birch has been awarded the 2020 Dennis Gabor Award by the Institute of Physics (IOP). His contributions in the fluorescence sector included research on techniques, multi-disciplinary applications and developing instrumentation for measuring fluorescence lifetimes.

10 Nov 2020

New virtual format for the 72nd Pittsburgh Conference.

6 Nov 2020

Fluorescence spectroscopy can identify the geographical origins of wines originating from three wine regions of Australia and from Bordeaux in France with 100 % accuracy.

30 Oct 2020

Chinese customers of PicoQuant will benefit from a website in Chinese and a local presence.

20 Oct 2020

Tohoku University researchers have improved a method for probing semiconducting crystals with light to detect defects and impurities.

20 Aug 2020

Fluorescence spectroscopy of biomarkers in urine can track malignant melanoma progression or treatment response.

12 May 2020

A type of photothermal spectroscopy is being used to measure thermal energy to understand more about the processes of energy-converting systems like leaves during photosynthesis.

20 Apr 2020

Applications are invited for these prestigious awards administered by the Association of British Spectroscopists (ABS) Trust.

19 Feb 2020

A new research project in partnership between academia, companies and the Netherlands Forensic Institute to develop ways to chain analytical techniques together to gain complementary information.

21 Oct 2019

Researchers from University of Tsukuba develop a new method that reveals the unique fluorescence signatures of individual cells in mixtures of bacteria, fungi and yeast.