Using portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectroscopy, researchers have discovered that a glass panel at Canterbury Cathedral, UK, contained within a series of windows depicting the Ancestors of Christ, was much older than originally thought, with glass dating back to 1130–1160.
A blood test has been developed, based on ATR-FT-IR spectroscopy, to predict which people infected with COVID-19 are most likely to experience serious symptoms, which could help health care workers prioritise patients for hospitalisation and intensive care.
New research at Griffith University has streamlined the process of identifying the structure and molecular weight of compounds by using a single NMR method.
PicoQuant was founded in 1996 by four young scientists and engineers who set themselves the goal to develop optical instrumentation designed by scientists for scientists.
The new Raman spectroscopy method is a powerful tool for real-time, uninterrupted monitoring of solid-state milling reactions.
Tumour types and mutations can be identified by IR imaging in 30 min.
An international team of researchers has demonstrated a new concept for the generation of intense extreme-ultraviolet radiation by high-harmonic generation which enables a much smaller footprint.
Raman spectroscopy can be a low-cost, simpler and non-intrusive technique in monitoring what goes on inside a pluripotent stem cell as it transitions.
Transmission grating and OEM spectrometer manufacturer Ibsen Photonics celebrates 30 years in business.
Work at the Diamond synchrotron has found a way to help reduce false-negative results in lateral flow tests by a simple modification.
3D-printed attenuated total reflectance unit enables FT-IR spectroscopy to reveal the 3D orientation of molecules in thin films.
Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago have used graphene and Raman spectroscopy to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus in laboratory experiments.
A new algorithm, MolDiscovery, uses mass spectrometry data from molecules to predict the identity of unknown substances without the need for a spectral database.
The Körber European Science Prize 2021, worth one million euros, is to be awarded to University of Cambridge chemist Professor Clare Grey, one of the UK’s leading battery researchers.
Researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, however, have shown that X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy is often used erroneously.
Researchers have demonstrated the conversion of infrared images to the visible, using ultrathin and transparent semiconductor nanocrystals.
Oxford Instruments has acquired WITec for a cash-free, debt-free consideration of €42 m.
An international team of researchers has developed a mid-infrared spectrometer with dimensions of 9 × 16 µm, comparable to the wavelength of light that it measures.
An international team of researchers has discovered elemental metallic copper and iron in the human brain for the first time.
An international team of scientists have achieved giant non-linearity of UV hybrid light-matter states up to room temperature in a waveguide made of AlInGaN.