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10 Feb 2021

Plasma-grating-induced breakdown spectroscopy can overcome limitations inherent in other LIBS techniques, and enhance signal intensity by more than three times.

9 Feb 2021

A new study reports an optimised approach to using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for analysing hydrogen isotopes. The new findings could enable improved rapid identification and measurement of hydrogen and other light isotopes that are important in nuclear reactor materials and other applications.

6 Mar 2019

2D laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy imaging of shell growth rings is revealing previously hidden data of marine climate change.

14 Dec 2018

Scientists at the Laser Zentrum Hannover have measured zinc samples at a pressure of 600 bar using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy, demonstrating that the LIBS system developed at the LZH is suitable for use at water depths of up to 6000 m.

27 Jul 2018

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

11 Sep 2015

Rand Capital Corporation has invested $250,000 as part of a $4.3 million equity capital funding round in SciAps, Inc., manufacturer of handheld analytical instruments. The funding round was led by new investor Jolimont Global Mining Systems with participation from Rand Capital, and other existing investors including SciAps CEO and Founder Donald Sackett, as well as two additional new investors.

29 Jul 2015

Scientists at Loughborough University hope their early trials of a new technique based on LIBS could assist a crackdown on stone theft.