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17 Feb 2020

Chirped-pulse Fourier transform millimetre-wave spectroscopy has been used to detect the extremely short-lived transition state that occurs at the initiation of chemical reactions.

17 Feb 2020

There has been no “universal” straightforward technique that provides a full characterisation of microplastics. A new ICP-MS method looks like providing a solution.

17 Feb 2020

The state of thrombocytes in the blood of patients with cardiovascular diseases can be quickly evaluated using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS).

17 Feb 2020

Many spectroscopic techniques have been used in attempts to develop a practical non-invasive glucose monitor. Will Raman spectroscopy be the answer?

16 Dec 2019

Headwall BVBA, Belgium and geo-konzept of Germany have announced the formation of a Centre for Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Europe (CHRSE).

16 Dec 2019

Quantitative phase microscopy and Raman spectroscopy provide a label-free way to extract biomarkers based on cellular morphology and intracellular content.

16 Dec 2019

A state-of-the-art fingerprint detection technology can identify traces of heroin on human skin, even after someone has washed their hands, and can discriminate between an individual who has used the drug or shaken hands with someone who has handled it.

16 Dec 2019

FT-IR spectrometer being used on-board all-women sailing voyages investigating ocean plastic pollution causes and solutions.

16 Dec 2019

A prototype of a greatly improved magneto-optic effect measurement device using dual-comb spectroscopy.

13 Dec 2019

An ultra-fine needle with an integrated chip combines an ultra-sensitive 300-µm nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) coil with a complete NMR transceiver and can be used to probe brain physiology.

29 Oct 2019

Using mass spectrometry, scientists at the University of Southampton have shown how a specific type of symbiotic algae, which lives in coral tissue, is able to adapt and survive the hotter seawater temperatures caused by global warming.

23 Oct 2019

Physicists from the University of Bayreuth and the University of Göttingen have discovered a new method for adjusting the extremely short time intervals between laser flashes with exceptional speed and precision.

22 Oct 2019

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a chip-based, infrared spectrometer based on waveguides rather than an interferometer.

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.

7 Oct 2019

Using ultrashort pulsed laser technology, infrared and Raman spectroscopy can be performed simultaneously.

7 Oct 2019

NIR spectroscopy has been used to detect the presence of cholesterol in the arteries of mummified people who lived thousands of years ago.

26 Sep 2019

Charge transfer and intermolecular interactions in artificial photosynthesis that occur on a ps scale have been directly observed.

25 Sep 2019

fNIRS could help diagnose pain in non-communicative patients.

19 Sep 2019

Markes International has received two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in the “Innovation” and “International Trade” categories.

18 Sep 2019

Researchers from the Faculty of Science at the University of Oulu have increased the sensitivity of the NMO spectroscopic method with promising applications for materials studies.