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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.

Photo of detail of mosaic floor

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.

Photo of Javier Laserna

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.

Schematic diagram and photograph of the newly developed terahertz biochemical chip

Researchers at Osaka University have developed a microfluidic system that can measure attomoles of solutes in pL of liquids using terahertz radiation.

NIR spectrum of WASP-96 b

THe first transmission spectrum made from a single observation using Webb’s Near-Infrared Imager and Slitless Spectrograph (NIRISS) reveals atmospheric characteristics of the hot gas giant exoplanet WASP-96 b.

Schematic representation of circulating exosomal PD-L1 detection using SERS-sandwic

Ultrasensitive biosensors based on SERS have been developed to detect the cancer metastasis related programmed death ligand (PD-L1) biomarker.

Diagram of the workings of the sensor

Researchers have created an ultrathin SERS sensor, spun from gold, that can be attached directly to the skin without irritation or discomfort.

Photo of an NMR spectrometer in the ANPC Molecular Phenomics NMR Lab

An NMR-based Molecular Phenomics Clinical Research Tool for “Long COVID” multi-organ risk assessment uses a multiplexed combination of biomarkers.

Headwall Photonics has acquired perClass BV, the developer of the perClass Mira® spectral analysis software package.

Graphic showing helical dichroism

Using a new method, helical dichroism in the X-ray domain, scientists are better able to distinguish between chiral substances.

Photo of the presentation of the portrait

And receives a surprise painting very much in the Raman theme.

Photo of a current size NMR spectrometer

Researchers are developing technology for compact high-performance magnetic resonance units, 200× smaller than current systems.

Photo of batteries

Raman spectra of battery electrolytes provide unique information on their chemical state-of-health.

Heat maps of the confusion matrices of wheat and rice sample sets identified by the neural network

A Chinese team has developed a new algorithm for near infrared spectroscopy, suitable for high-throughput identification of the authenticity of crop varieties.

An optical setup for the transient Kerr rotation measurement

Researchers at the University of Tsukuba are using ultrafast spectroscopy to measure tiny changes in magnetic fields using nitrogen-vacancy defects in diamonds, paving the way for more accurate quantum sensors for spintronic computers.

Diagram of the different acetylation states

Infrared and Raman spectroscopy have been used to identify lysine acetylation features, which provided a theoretical and experimental basis for the analysis of protein acetylation structures in biological systems.

Diagram of the process

An international team of researchers has demonstrated attosecond-pump attosecond-probe spectroscopy to study non-linear multi-photon ionisation of atoms.