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23 Sep 2020

Researchers present concept for a new technique to study superheavy elements combining laser spectroscopy with ion-mobility mass spectrometry.

10 Sep 2020

Marine pollutants are taken up by corals directly from seawater as well as through accumulation in their food shows research from KAUST using cavity ring-down spectroscopy. This is the first time the approach has been used to measure pollutant accumulation.

10 Jun 2020

CERN’s nuclear-physics facility, ISOLDE, has succeeded in performing the first ever laser-spectroscopy measurements of a short-lived radioactive molecule, radium monofluoride.

10 Jun 2020

The interplanar bond strength of graphene has been evaluated by measuring the elastic constant of graphite, demonstrating that the elastic constant of monocrystalline graphite was above 45 GPa, higher than conventionally believed.

12 May 2020

A type of photothermal spectroscopy is being used to measure thermal energy to understand more about the processes of energy-converting systems like leaves during photosynthesis.

20 Apr 2020

Applications are invited for these prestigious awards administered by the Association of British Spectroscopists (ABS) Trust.

13 Mar 2020

Researchers of the University of Basel have developed a new method with which individual isolated molecules can be studied spectroscopically without destroying the molecule or even influencing its quantum state.

19 Feb 2020

A new research project in partnership between academia, companies and the Netherlands Forensic Institute to develop ways to chain analytical techniques together to gain complementary information.

18 Feb 2020

Scientists at the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics have developed a unique laser technology for the analysis of the molecular composition of biological samples.

16 Dec 2019

A prototype of a greatly improved magneto-optic effect measurement device using dual-comb spectroscopy.

23 Oct 2019

Physicists from the University of Bayreuth and the University of Göttingen have discovered a new method for adjusting the extremely short time intervals between laser flashes with exceptional speed and precision.

15 Aug 2019

Attosecond transient absorption spectroscopy has uncovered the interplay between light absorption and electronic screening which could lead to the development of future optoelectronic devices, energy-efficient electronics, magnetic memory devices, spintronics and new types of solar cells.

4 Jun 2019

Together with partners from research and industry, Fraunhofer IAF has developed a hand-held, QCL-based scanner for hazardous substances as part of the CHEQUERS EU project.

23 May 2019

For the first time it is possible to measure, simultaneously and with extreme precision, four rare molecular variants of carbon dioxide (CO2) using a novel laser spectrometer.

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.

8 Mar 2019

A review reports on developments and prospects in the field of atomic and molecular broadband spectroscopy with frequency combs.

12 Feb 2019

Researchers in Switzerland and Russia have developed a miniature frequency comb (1 cm3) that can be mass produced.

18 Jan 2019

Scientists from the Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy have carried out the first attosecond transient absorption spectroscopy (ATAS) experiment on a polyatomic molecule.

11 Jan 2019

EU grant worth EUR 2 million for the development of a new approach in optical spectroscopy of the superheavy elements.

9 Jan 2019

Matthias Kling is to head a new research group in Ultrafast X-Ray Imaging and Spectroscopy in the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics.