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11 May 2020

Researchers from the University of Konstanz have observed in real time the molecular processes that take place at DNA strand breaks by means of infrared spectroscopy.

4 May 2020

Södra, a pulp producer in Sweden, is installing its second FITNIR analyser for online pulp liquor monitoring.

20 Apr 2020

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

15 Apr 2020

A team of researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF in Jena has developed a quantum imaging solution that can produce detailed insights into tissue samples using extreme spectral ranges and less light.

16 Mar 2020

A vis/NIR spectrometer developed by EU researchers allows food producers to better monitor their products for the presence of acrylamide.

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.

17 Feb 2020

Researchers working at the SOLEIL synchrotron facility have observed hydrogen in its metal phase for the first time.

17 Feb 2020

Metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity are ever more common globally. In addition to genetic disposition, lifestyle contributes strongly to their prevalence. Precise monitoring methods are needed in order to, for example, evaluate how a change in diet or exercise affects disease and its metabolic characteristics.

16 Dec 2019

FT-IR spectrometer being used on-board all-women sailing voyages investigating ocean plastic pollution causes and solutions.

22 Oct 2019

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a chip-based, infrared spectrometer based on waveguides rather than an interferometer.

7 Oct 2019

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

7 Oct 2019

NIR spectroscopy has been used to detect the presence of cholesterol in the arteries of mummified people who lived thousands of years ago.

25 Sep 2019

fNIRS could help diagnose pain in non-communicative patients.

6 Sep 2019

Scientists have designed an ultra-miniaturised device that could perform spectral imaging on single cells without the need for a microscope or perform spectroscopic analysis from a smartphone.

3 Sep 2019

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

27 Aug 2019

XRF mapping, infrared and hyperspectral imaging reveal early designs for Leonardo da Vinci’s The Virgin of the Rocks.

23 Aug 2019

Specac opens new headquarters including manufacturing, office and demonstration facilities.

23 Jul 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Norman Sheppard Award are invited.

18 Jul 2019

We are sad to announce that Karl Norris passed away peacefully on 17 July 2019 at the age of 98.

25 Jun 2019

A fast, tuneable quantum cascade laser can cover the fingerprint region in 1 ms.

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