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24 Jan 2022

fNIRS can determine impairment from cannabis intoxication and could be used as a “breathalyser” on drivers.

17 Jan 2022

A research group at Eindhoven University of Technology has developed a new NIR sensor that is easy to make, comparable in size to sensors in smartphones and ready for immediate use in industrial process monitoring and agriculture.

14 Jan 2022

KPM Analytics has acquired Bruins Instruments, a manufacturer of high-resolution near infrared reflectance and transmission analysers.

13 Jan 2022

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

12 Jan 2022

The fusion reflectance and transmission NIR spectra can improve predictions of the three main components of rice flour.

Schematic of the Nikalyte gold nanoparticle SERS substrate
11 Jan 2022

Wasatch Photonics and Nikalyte Ltd have announced a partnership to facilitate evaluation and testing of a novel surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) substrate for trace detection of materials.

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10 Jan 2022

Dr Christoph Mätzig, who is moving within the AMETEK Group and has taken over the management of the Ultra Precision Technologies division, will be succeeded by Michael Privik.

5 Jan 2022

A team at the University of Oxford has developed a new type of blood test, using NMR metabolomics, that can be used to detect a range of cancers and whether these cancers have metastasised in the body.

5 Jan 2022

Quantum mechanically entangled light particles allow a glimpse into previously invisible wavelength ranges, thus bringing about new possibilities for imaging techniques, microscopy and spectroscopy.

3 Jan 2022

In situ Raman and X-ray absorption spectroscopy can track the dynamic catalytic processes, capture the short-lived intermediates and reveal reactive sites.

3 Jan 2022

A new test for prostate cancer using Raman spectroscopy could be “pivotal” in providing more accurate diagnosis, easing the suffering of patients and saving lives.

3 Jan 2022

A new X-ray technique developed at Cornell offers an unprecedented look at the elaborate inner workings of batteries while they are in use, and is already yielding important findings for the development of next-generation energy storage.

30 Dec 2021

A research team from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics has unravelled the surface hydroxyl network on In2O3 nanoparticles with high-field ultrafast magic angle spinning nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.

29 Dec 2021

Scientists from Russia and France have won a grant from the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education for international research groups. Together they are designing a new approach to analysing which gases in the atmosphere using terahertz spectroscopy and AI.

20 Dec 2021

The First Student meeting of the Coblentz Society and NE & NY Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS) Sections invites submissions from PhD students from across the world working in all fields of vibrational spectroscopy.

20 Dec 2021

A predictive model based on magnetic resonance spectroscopy can detect lung cancer from alterations in blood metabolites. The discovery paves the way for early-stage lung cancer screening, which may dramatically improve survival rates.

17 Dec 2021

University of Adelaide scientists have developed a new mid-infrared spectroscopy method to detect and measure very low concentrations of agricultural lime in soils.

15 Dec 2021

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have discovered a new ionisation phenomenon known as triboionisation in a discontinuous atmospheric pressure interface (DAPI).

7 Dec 2021

Scientists at the Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Optics have moved holography forward by implementing it with optical frequency combs.

6 Dec 2021

The two foods both derive from duck livers, and are similar in overall structure and their differing fat distribution, as determined by CARS, provides a window into how fat affects texture.