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Spectroscopy World and Asia Back Issue Archive


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  • Atomic spectrometry traceable measurements
  • Virtual events: experience their future
  • More volume/weight fractions for calibrations
  • PCR: a new quality challenge
  • Quality management in the mining industry
  • Product Focus: Infrared spectroscopy

The 20 most-read articles, columns, news, products and application notes in 2020.



  • Sampling of contaminated soil
  • NIR spectrosocpy can grade breast cancer
  • Weight or volume for quantitation?

  • Spectral imaging of single tree health
  • Gamma-spectroscopy without radioactive sources
  • UV/vis photochemistry database

  • MS pregnancy test for whales
  • Hyperspectral mid-infrared ellipsometry
  • Identification of dental materials in food

  • New MS method for most challenging mixtures
  • Is your spectrometer still “Pharma compliant”?
  • Pre-processing spectroscopic data
  • Sampling for spectroscopic analysis: consequences for multivariate calibration


  • Trace elements in estuarine waters by ICP-MS
  • IR and INS of old burned bones
  • Spectroscopic data supporting ­investment decisions
  • A look at the reference material industry
  • Revisiting the Replication Experiment

  • Global Hg pollution from artisanal gold mining
  • Soil organic matter using vis-NIR spectroscopy
  • Are omics the death of Good Sampling Practice?

  • Hyperspectral imaging for recycling
  • A week in the life of a PhD student
  • Pittcon 2019 Report
  • Are you taking your Metadata seriously?
  • Specifying accuracy and precision criteria for ultraviolet spectrometers

  • Hyperspectral imaging of coral
  • LC/MS in clinical research and toxicology
  • NIR spectroscopy for bone identification