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6 Mar 2018

Researchers have used 3D printing to make the holder for the optics used to create an inexpensive and small hyperspectral imager.

5 Mar 2018

A coherent, nanoscale beam of X-rays from a synchrotron source have been used to map chemical reactions happening inside lithium-ion batteries in three dimensions at the nanoscale.

28 Feb 2018

Researchers are using hyperspectral sensors to detect fluctuations in photosynthesis over the growing season measured with sun-induced fluorescence.

23 Feb 2018

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

22 Dec 2017

NIR hyperspectral imaging can be used to control the addition of seed treatment products to monitor dosage levels and coverage.

13 Dec 2017

Researchers at the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI have shown the importance of using multiple excitation wavelengths when studying complex oxides with Raman spectroscopy.

29 Nov 2017

The use of time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry imaging to examine the skin can reduce the number of animal experiments while providing new opportunities to develop pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

24 Nov 2017

AGLAÉ is the only particle accelerator in the world dedicated to studying heritage objects. Now improvements in automation and detector sensitivity have been introduced.

24 Nov 2017

Raman imaging can now produce images of brain tissue that is affected by Alzheimer’s disease. The images include the surrounding areas, which may already be showing changes.

17 Nov 2017

A new colour image sensor with red-sensitive, blue-sensitive and green-sensitive colour sensors stacked on top of each other instead of being lined up in a mosaic pattern could allow image sensors with unprecedented resolution and sensitivity to light to be created.

14 Nov 2017

The Jena-Davis (JEDIS) Alliance of Excellence in Biophotonics has been established, designed to promote North American–German cooperation on research and development in the field of biophotonics.

3 Nov 2017

Whilst serial numbers erased from metal can be recovered, it has proved impossible to do so for polymers. Now, Raman spectral imaging offers a way.

20 Oct 2017

Researchers from Brown University, Rhode Island, USA, have demonstrated a way to use terahertz spectroscopy on the nanoscale.

21 Sep 2017

We are sad to report the passing of Dietmar Schoeffel.

20 Sep 2017

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have developed miniaturised hyperspectral technology as an add-on for a standard camera that will generate superior quality images and video faster and at a lower cost than currently available commercial devices.

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.

13 May 2017

A Japanese research group has developed new techniques to perform analysis and imaging of chemical elements by taking images of a target material using an ordinary, visible-light digital camera with a slight modification, and obtaining X-ray spectra from processed images.

6 May 2017

A new optical spectroscopy technique developed by researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Lab promises to improve accuracy and lower costs of real-time assessment of kidney function.

28 Apr 2017

Stimulated Raman projection microscopy and tomography using a special type of laser beam to penetrate deep into tissue might lead to technologies that eliminate the need to draw blood for analyses including drug testing and early detection of diseases such as cancer and diabetes.