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An Illustration of the machine learning approach.
10 Sep 2018

Machine learning techniques using a combination of the layer clustering and decision tree methods aids prediction of spectra.

27 Jul 2018

Metrohm AG has acquired B&W Tek’s Spectroscopy Solution business, B&W Tek LLC, as well as several overseas subsidiaries.

20 Jul 2018

Frequency modulation spectroscopy is shown to detect record low levels of OH in combustion processes.

27 Apr 2018

Applications for this prestigious award are invited by 30 November 2018.

16 Apr 2018

McPherson has appointed Titan Electro-Optics as their exclusive agent in China and Hong Kong.

23 Feb 2018

Combining metasurface lenses with MEMS technology could add high-speed scanning and enhance focusing capability of optical systems.

16 Jan 2018

Raman, infrared, x-ray photoelectron and ultraviolet/visible spectroscopies are being used at the University of Liverpool to help develop better energy storage devices.

20 Oct 2017

Observing the crucial first few femtoseconds of photochemical reactions requires tools typically not available in the femtochemistry toolkit. Such dynamics are now within reach with the instruments provided by attosecond science. In a study published in Nature Communications, researchers from Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI) characterise one of the fastest internal conversion processes in a molecule studied to date.

21 Sep 2017

We are sad to report the passing of Dietmar Schoeffel.

18 Jul 2017

A new method for residual solvent characterisation using gas chromatography-vacuum ultraviolet spectroscopy reduces analysis time and specificty.

28 Jun 2017

Achema 2018 is inviting contributions to the Achema Congress and the PRAXISforums; deadline 22 September 2017.

28 Jun 2017

A cooperation between Messe München India and the Indian Pharma Machinery Manufacturers Association (IPMMA) will collocate events jointly representing 600+ global and Indian companies.

18 May 2017

Ultraviolet spectropolarimetry has produced some unexpected results from analysis of solar radiation, showing important information on aspects of the Sun’s magnetic field.

14 Apr 2017

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is one of the most promising materials for photovoltaics and photocatalysis nowadays. This material appears in different crystalline forms, but the most attractive one for applications is “anatase”. EPFL scientists have now shed light onto the problem by a combination of steady-state and ultrafast spectroscopic techniques, as well as theoretical calculations.

Impression of a single gold plasmonic nanoantenna probing the hydrogen absorption in an adjacent palladium nanocube
11 Sep 2015

Scientists at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have developed a new way to study nanoparticles one at a time using plasmonic nanospectroscopy, and have discovered that individual particles that may seem identical in fact can have very different properties. The results, which may prove to be important when developing new materials or applications such as hydrogen sensors for fuel cell cars, will be published in Nature Materials.

Photograph of Klaus Berka
31 Aug 2015

Analytik Jena celebrates its 25th anniversary. As one of the first companies founded in East Germany after the fall of the Berlin wall, they have grown to offer a wide range of analytical products including a wide wide of atomic spectroscopy instrumentation.

The spectrum with theoretical assignments shows the vibrational energy levels of HCCCN+
5 Aug 2015

Researchers in Beijing have obtained new energy readings for cyanoacetylene molecules using ZEKE spectroscopy, with significant implications for understanding the electronic structure of organic molecules.

Ultrafast spectroscopy laboratory
21 Jul 2015

Using ultrafast spectroscopy EPFL scientists have given a boost for spintronic technologies, showing that electrons can jump through spins much faster than previously thought.

Photo of Debra Hallto
21 Jul 2015

Guided Wave has hired Debra Hallto in the position of VP Sales & Marketing.

In this illustration, the Quantum Dot (QD) spectrometer device is printing QD filters—a key fabrication step. Other spectrometer approaches have complicated systems in order to create the optical structures needed. Here in the QD spectrometer approach, the optical structure, QD filters, are generated by printing liquid droplets. This approach is unique and advantageous in terms of flexibility, simplicity and cost reduction. Image: Mary O’Reilly
14 Jul 2015

New spectrometer based on quantum dots is small enough to function within a smartphone, enabling portable light analysis.

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