The European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe became the first spacecraft to orbit the nucleus of a comet and later land on its surface. Its close-up studies of the comet using the on-board mass spectrometer continue to yield scientific insights.
Researchers from Brown University, Rhode Island, USA, have demonstrated a way to use terahertz spectroscopy on the nanoscale.
Observing the crucial first few femtoseconds of photochemical reactions requires tools typically not available in the femtochemistry toolkit. Such dynamics are now within reach with the instruments provided by attosecond science. In a study published in Nature Communications, researchers from Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI) characterise one of the fastest internal conversion processes in a molecule studied to date.
Mass spectrometry can provide varied information from fingermarks and is close to use in the UK courts.
Scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, using high precision laser spectroscopy of atomic hydrogen, have confirmed the surprisingly small value of the proton radius determined from muonic hydrogen.
Scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have succeeded in enhancing the sensitivity of NMR measurements in very small spaces using Lenz lenses that focus magnetic flux.
Markes International has announced the opening of a new Chinese subsidiary, Markes Instruments (Shanghai) Co., Ltd (玛珂思仪器（上海）有限公司).
Scientists from the University of Surrey, UK, have developed a rapid and highly sensitive fingerprint test based on paper spray mass spectrometry that can take just seconds to confirm whether someone has used cocaine.
We are sad to report the passing of Dietmar Schoeffel.
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.
Spectro Analytical Instruments has delivered the 10,000th SPECTROMAXx metal analyser to Geely Automobile, a Chinese automotive and motorcycle manufacturer based in Hangzhou.
Call for Nominations for the Norman Sheppard Award made by the Infrared and Raman Discussion Group.
There is no difference in the spectral signature of hydrogen and antihydrogen, according to the ALPHA experiment at CERN.
Researchers from Umeå University in Sweden have described a new method based on molecular spectroscopy to study biochemical changes that occur in the pancreas during the development of diabetes.
Bruker and their partner Diagnosticum are forming the Hungarian Wine Consortium to develop a new programme to authenticate and identify Hungarian wines.
A new method, using deep-ultraviolet continuum pulses, has been developed to efficiently measure electron transfer in dye-sensitised, transition-metal oxide photovoltaics.
Scientists from the EU’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) have carried out a multi-year study based on comparative metabolomics combined with chemometrics on carrots coming from different agronomic environments. The results highlight the potential of metabolomics fingerprinting for organic food authentication purposes.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology are developing a new compact accelerator, the FLUTE accelerator, which will be used for the development of new accelerator technologies for compact and powerful terahertz sources that can serve as efficient research and application tools.
A new method for residual solvent characterisation using gas chromatography-vacuum ultraviolet spectroscopy reduces analysis time and specificty.
PANalytical has appointed Aimil Ltd as the authorised representative for ASD NIR products in India.