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Diagram of core-shell structured Au@CDs present a photoinduced-enhanced oxidative stress amplification, which can be efficiently used for tumour catalytic therapy by SERS

The use of SERS to monitor the photodynamic therapy process of tumours enables understanding of the specific mechanism of the catalytic process of nanozymes.

Diagram of the of NIR single-grain high-throughput quality analysis instrument

​​​​​​​A high-throughput single-grain quality NIR detection platform has helped evaluate the eating quality of hybrid rice.

Diagram of the focusing effect of the FQ-IF drift tube

A novel focusing quadrupole ion funnel takes advantage of RF ion focusing technology in proton transfer reaction mass spectrometry and greatly improves its sensitivity.

Diagram showing the workflow of the CMS method, combining liquid chromatography, electrochemical oxidation (EC) and mass spectrometry-based quantitative measurement of protein abundance

Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry and an electrochemical flow cell could spark a “paradigm shift” in biopharmaceuticals testing.

Diagram showing the electronic X, A and B states of N2+ and transitions.

Femtosecond soft X-ray spectroscopy has been used to understand lasing in the forward direction in air upon focusing intense femtosecond light pulses.

Diagram showing how Raman spectroscopy identifies E. coli persisters at the single-cell level

Raman spectroscopy identifies E. coli persisters at single-cell level and reveals their metabolic activity.

Photo of UHV equipment

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.

Photo of Katherine Bakeev

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.

Photo of Danila Barskiy holding an NMR tube

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.

Photo of Joy Milne

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.

Photo of Kerry Walsh

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.