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7 Oct 2019

Using ultrashort pulsed laser technology, infrared and Raman spectroscopy can be performed simultaneously.

5 Sep 2019

Tip-enhanced “resonance” Raman scattering can be used to investigate a specific chemical structure at nanoscale and even at the single-molecule level, and also provides a new approach for the atomic-scale optical characterisation of local electronic states.

3 Sep 2019

Shimadzu has opened a branch office in Sweden, which will market Shimadzu’s full range of analytical instrumentation solutions.

12 Aug 2019

The technique can identify cancerous thyroid cells with 97 % accuracy, and also showed that subtypes could be identified by their spectral differences.

12 Aug 2019

By being resident on-site at a hydrothermal vent for 12 months, InVADER will capture transient events and provide unprecedented spatial and temporal access to a deep ocean hydrothermal system.

23 Jul 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Norman Sheppard Award are invited.

17 Apr 2019

The ABS Trust is seeking applications for the Gordon F. Kirkbright bursary award and the new Edward Steers bursary, both open to early career scientists.

31 Jan 2019

imec have developed an on-chip solution for Raman spectroscopy that could be used to manufacture high-performance, handheld Raman devices; perhaps even in smartphones.

9 Jan 2019

Timegate Instruments, manufacturer of time-gated Raman spectroscopy instruments, has raised funding of 2.6 M€ for product and business development.

Photo of John Chalmers receiving the Award from Karen Faulds
21 Dec 2018

At the IRDG Christmas Meeting held at University College London, the 2018 Norman Sheppard Award of the UK’s IRDG was presented to John Chalmers.

26 Oct 2018

The winner of this award from the UK’s Infrared and Raman Discussion Group is John Chalmers, who was Article Editor for Spectroscopy Europe for many years.

16 Oct 2018

Tornado’s Raman spectroscopy system has won in the category, “Excellence in Pharma: Analysis, Testing, and Quality Control”.

12 Oct 2018

Research has shown that Raman spectroscopy predicted glucose values as accurately as a finger prick test.

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.

7 Sep 2018

PhD students worldwide who have defended their thesis in the last two years are invited to apply for this award.

22 Aug 2018

A rare mineral that holds potential as a new material for industrial and medical applications has been discovered on alpine plants by Raman microscopy.

21 Aug 2018

Using spectroscopic techniques including Raman and XANES, 3.4 billion year old microfossils from Western Australia’s Strelley Pool formation have been shown to be chemically similar to modern bacteria. This all but confirms the biological origins of the fossils and ranks them among the world’s oldest.

27 Jul 2018

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

25 May 2018

Princeton Instruments and the Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems (C-SOPS) have announced a six-month collaboration on the use of Raman spectroscopy to monitor and control drug manufacturing processes.

27 Apr 2018

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

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