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18 Feb 2017

A new approach has been shown to decrease the emission linewidth from a molecule; one of the key aims in precision spectroscopy.

Photo of Steven Brown with NMR spectrometer
18 Feb 2017

NMR spectroscopy has shown a molecule self-assembling into different forms passing from solution state to solid state and back again.

3 Feb 2017

Spectral and lifetime properties of the enhanced upconversion and downconversion mechanism of shell-enhanced lanthanide-doped nanocrystals revealed through luminescence spectroscopy.

1 Feb 2017

Researcher from the Graphene Flagship have developed a novel graphene-based infrared (IR) detector demonstrating record high sensitivity for thermal detection. Graphene’s unique attributes pave the way for high-performance IR imaging and spectroscopy.

1 Feb 2017

TeraView says that its terahertz imaging and spectroscopy products could be employed to help regulatory authorities, law enforcement agencies and industry screen for counterfeit drugs

30 Jan 2017

SIFT-MS has shown promising results for the detection of cancers of the oesophagus and stomach in a large patient trial presented at the European Cancer Congress 2017.

16 Jan 2017

The International Council for Near Infrared Spectroscopy (ICNIRS) are pleased to invite nominations for the 2017 Tomas Hirschfeld Award.

23 Aug 2016

A new interpetation of Raman spectra enables biological carbon to be distinguished from other sources.

15 Aug 2016

X-ray images and XANES reveal battery materials’ chemical reactions in five dimensions: 3D space plus time and energy.

15 Aug 2016

Using ultrafast spectroscopy, researchers from Lund University, Sweden, have successfully measured in detail the flow of solar energy, in and between different parts of a photosynthetic organism. The result is a first step in research that could ultimately contribute to the development of technologies that use solar energy far more efficiently than what is currently possible.

15 Aug 2016

Raman spectroscopy sensor can determine which tissue layer an epidural needle is in and ensure correct delivery of the anaesthetic.

27 Jul 2016

Researchers have nearly doubled the continuous output power of a terahertz quantum cascade laser. Increasing the continuous output power of these lasers is an important step toward increasing the range of practical applications.

18 Jul 2016

Diffuse optical spectroscopic imaging (DOSI) using near infrared radiation can determine fat metabolism and has the potential to help determine if a diet and exercise regime is working.

Photo of Professor Aleksander Jablonski looking through a gap in the instrument
1 Jul 2016

A new description of electron scattering in the surface layers of samples proposed by the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw significantly speeds up materials analysis and enables a better understanding of what can really be seen in a sample.

15 Jun 2016

Diagnosis of Helicobacter infection is unpleasant for the patient; now an optical absorption spectroscopy instrument can provide diagnosis with 100% accuracy.

15 Jun 2016

Remote simultaneous 3D and spectral imaging will provide direct identification of surface rust and corrosion on structures including bridges and pylons.

10 Jun 2016

Using fNIRS to track the brain activity of both participants, when people are asked to cooperate with a partner, found that males and females had different patterns of shared brain activity.

10 Jun 2016

New broad-band tuneable infrared laser is single-chip, solid-state and offers high-power rapid tuning.

8 Jun 2016

A superconducting insert coil made from a copper-oxide-based ceramic, YBCO, has raised the magnetic field achievable to 25 Tesla.

8 Jun 2016

Swiss researchers improve an interferometry technique by utilising the interference fringe, an aspect previously viewed as a nuisance, and increase the efficiency of X-ray flux.

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