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19 Apr 2023

Photonis has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Telops, developer and manufacturer of hyperspectral imaging systems and infrared cameras.

Photo of ellipsometer
19 Apr 2023

Quantum Design UK and Ireland are celebrating 23 years of Spectroscopic Ellipsometry workshops with their partner, J.A. Woollam.

Drawing of COVID-19 virus
18 Apr 2023

A new platform combines 17-plex assays with MALDI-TOF MS to target 14 different mutation sites of the spike gene.

Conceptual diagram of high-throughput analysis for anthocyanins in horticultural crops using PESI/MS/MS
14 Apr 2023

Probe electrospray ionisation tandem mass spectrometry has been used to analyse anthocyanins in crops.

Photo of Cristina Malegori and Sahra Talamo
14 Apr 2023

Imaging enables screening of samples to be submitted to 14-C dating.

Diagram of the frequency comb breathalyser
9 Apr 2023

A breathalyser for detecting COVID and other diseases has been developed by scientists at JILA.

Complex diagram showing multispectral and polarised imaging using the SPMM with ordinary white light beams.
9 Apr 2023

New design has exhibited practical potential for the construction of ultra-compact multispectral and polarised imaging devices without the need of a multi-pass design using complicated spectral filters or mechanically moving parts.

Photo of cocoa beans
9 Apr 2023

A team has developed highly sensitive imaging methods at BESSY II to detect heavy metals such as cadmium in cocoa beans. Improved processing steps could reduce the burden.

Photo of the lab experiment
9 Apr 2023

Using advanced in situ spectroscopy techniques, scientists at Binghamton University and Brookhaven Lab gain new insights into catalytic oxidation.

Illustration of an optical frequency comb probing gas molecules
6 Apr 2023

New optical comb spectroscopy technique using a quantum state with reduced noise called “squeezed light” could achieve more than a ten-fold improvement in detection limits.

Schematic diagram of the experiment
6 Apr 2023

Sequential infiltration synthesis with grazing incidence XRF, XPS and SEM combined with ED X-ray spectroscopy are used for quantification.

Diagram illustrating the separation
6 Apr 2023

Scientists at the Universities of Würzburg and Ottawa have solved the decades-old problem of distinguishing between single and multiple light excitations.

Photo of the laser instrumentation
6 Apr 2023

Exploiting dark autoionising states for enhancing extreme ultraviolet laser power relevant for advanced ultrafast science applications such as angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy and photoemission electron microscopy.

Photos of RGB and multispectral imaging laparoscopes
4 Apr 2023

Multispectral imaging makes it possible to visualise certain functional properties of tissue that are invisible to conventional camera systems, such as the blood perfusion status of an organ.

Diagram of the analysis
4 Apr 2023

The combination discerns healthy tissue from tumours based on their spectral profiles with higher accuracy than fluorescence-guided surgery alone.

27 Mar 2023

A new paper has reviewed the combination of instrumentation and computational approaches to coherent Raman scattering.

22 Mar 2023

ACD/Labs will combine their expertise in chemical information management with the knowledge and expertise of ELSIE consortium members to create a searchable knowledge repository of pre-competitive data.

Vibrational spectroscopy of substitutional Si impurities in graphene
22 Mar 2023

Researchers have pushed the sensitivity of single-atom vibrational spectroscopy to the chemical-bonding-configuration extreme, which is critical for understanding the correlation of lattice vibrational properties with local atomic configurations in materials.

Photos of vegetables
22 Mar 2023

Selective and sensitive measurement of reactive polysulfides in 22 different vegetables using mass spectrometry with a stable-isotope dilution method.

Chromatogram of PRM 0819 showing separation of compounds in the GC-FID/MS
17 Mar 2023

New calibration approach and new NPL reference materials will enable more widespread deployment of proton transfer reaction mass spectrometers (PTR-MS) for long-term atmospheric monitoring.