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16 Oct 2018

Tornado’s Raman spectroscopy system has won in the category, “Excellence in Pharma: Analysis, Testing, and Quality Control”.

12 Oct 2018

Research has shown that Raman spectroscopy predicted glucose values as accurately as a finger prick test.

An Illustration of the machine learning approach.
10 Sep 2018

Machine learning techniques using a combination of the layer clustering and decision tree methods aids prediction of spectra.

7 Sep 2018

PhD students worldwide who have defended their thesis in the last two years are invited to apply for this award.

22 Aug 2018

A rare mineral that holds potential as a new material for industrial and medical applications has been discovered on alpine plants by Raman microscopy.

21 Aug 2018

Using spectroscopic techniques including Raman and XANES, 3.4 billion year old microfossils from Western Australia’s Strelley Pool formation have been shown to be chemically similar to modern bacteria. This all but confirms the biological origins of the fossils and ranks them among the world’s oldest.

27 Jul 2018

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

25 May 2018

Princeton Instruments and the Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems (C-SOPS) have announced a six-month collaboration on the use of Raman spectroscopy to monitor and control drug manufacturing processes.

27 Apr 2018

Applications for this prestigious award are invited by 30 November 2018.

23 Jan 2018

The acquisition of Innovative Photonic Solutions will expand Metrohm’s handheld Raman portfolio.

16 Jan 2018

Raman, infrared, x-ray photoelectron and ultraviolet/visible spectroscopies are being used at the University of Liverpool to help develop better energy storage devices.

13 Dec 2017

Researchers at the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI have shown the importance of using multiple excitation wavelengths when studying complex oxides with Raman spectroscopy.

24 Nov 2017

Raman imaging can now produce images of brain tissue that is affected by Alzheimer’s disease. The images include the surrounding areas, which may already be showing changes.

14 Nov 2017

The Jena-Davis (JEDIS) Alliance of Excellence in Biophotonics has been established, designed to promote North American–German cooperation on research and development in the field of biophotonics.

3 Nov 2017

Whilst serial numbers erased from metal can be recovered, it has proved impossible to do so for polymers. Now, Raman spectral imaging offers a way.

21 Sep 2017

We are sad to report the passing of Dietmar Schoeffel.

8 Sep 2017

Call for Nominations for the Norman Sheppard Award made by the Infrared and Raman Discussion Group.

22 Aug 2017

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.

12 Jul 2017

A non-destructive, quality control method based on Raman spectroscopy and developed by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is helping to commercialise wafer-scale fabrication technology for the 2D material MoS2.

11 Jul 2017

Three papers have received WITec Paper Awards for their work using WITec correlative confocal Raman microscopes.

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