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Using ultralow-energy secondary-ion mass spectrometry, researchers are getting a fresh look at MXenes and MAX phases.

Examples of NMR spectra of zeolites

A new review summarises the recent advances in ssNMR of zeolite catalysts, mainly covering the new applications of ssNMR to investigate zeolite framework structure, catalytically active sites, intermolecular interactions and catalytic reaction mechanisms.

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Katherine Bakeev to start the operations of Timegate in the US.

Sample layout, and conventional lidar and chemically sensitive lidar images

Combines photothermal spectroscopy and lidar, resolving chemical information by detecting sub-nm surface deformations due to photothermal absorption of a pump laser.

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New method combines zero- to ultralow-field nuclear magnetic resonance with the SABRE-Relay hyperpolarisation technique.

Schematic of laser fabrication system for microfluidic SERS chips

Label-free trace detection of bio-molecules by liquid-interface assisted surface-enhanced Raman scattering has been realised using a microfluidic chip.

Photo of Henri Hekman, CEO and Founder of AgroCares, and Dr. Christian Nitschke, Director IR Sensing & Spectroscopy Solutions Business at trinamiX

AgroCares are to use trinamiX’s handheld NIR spectrometer in their next Nutrient Scanner solution.

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A new method to detect Parkinson’s disease has been determined by analysing sebum with paper spray mass spectrometry.

SEM micrograph of a cuboid parameter sweep comprising 10 × 10 elements fabricated via TPP from the photoresist IP-Q

Two-photon-polymerisation lithography structures examined via Raman spectroscopy and nanoindentation.

Photo of Norman Sheppard FRS receiving the first Award from Geoff Dent

Nominations for the IRDG’s 2022 Norman Sheppard Award are invited.

Processed hyperspectral images

A new Open Access paper in JSI—Journal of Spectral Imaging compares common factor-based methods for hyperspectral image exploration: PCA, MAF, MNF and MDF.

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Professor Kerry Walsh is to receive the prestigious ANISG Tony Blakeney Award for 2022.

Photo of Dennis Kurzbach and Ludovica Epasto in front of the instrument

An NMR method enhanced by a very powerful amplifier, in combination with molecular dynamics simulation, enables the detection and accurate characterisation of proteins at physiological concentrations.

ACD/Labs has joined the Tetra Partner Network which helps pharma and biopharma customers achieve greater scientific insights and outcomes.

Diagram of how the new algorithm predicts the XPS spectra of complex materials

A model trained to predict XPS spectra helps researchers to decipher the structure of materials.

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ICP-MS of glass tesserae from a villa from late antiquity indicates that some were made from recycled glass, as well as which elements were used for colouring.

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Fusion of LIBS and acoustic data to analyse minerals under Terrestrial and Martian atmospheric conditions improves the performance.

MS image of the ingredients of a kiwi

Mass spectrometry imaging provides highly precise information on the spatial distribution of substances. Researchers at the University of Bayreuth have succeeded in making visible an additive in dairy products and a production-related contamination in baked goods.

Diagram of the process

Researchers successfully performed prolonged TERS imaging of µm-scale tungsten disulfide samples without signal degradation

Light and mass spectromert imaging of tissue samples

Native ambient mass spectrometry can analyse how drug molecules bind to proteins in tissue samples and could offer an improved route to drug discovery and development.