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9 Nov 2018

BASF hopes that an infrared sensor developed by a spin-off company will be integrated into smartphones by 2022 and provide NIR analysis of food by consumers.

5 Nov 2018

“Ghost” spectroscopy reveals no ghosts, but is real-world spectroscopy with classical correlated photons in the spirit of quantum sensing.

26 Oct 2018

The winner of this award from the UK’s Infrared and Raman Discussion Group is John Chalmers, who was Article Editor for Spectroscopy Europe for many years.

19 Oct 2018

An arthroscopic near infrared spectroscopic probe for evaluation of articular cartilage and subchondral bone structure and composition could improve early detection of cartilage lesions.

8 Oct 2018

Outdoor bronze statues suffer from corrosion by the urban atmosphere. Short wavelength infrared hyperspectral imaging can determine the spatial distribution of corrosion products on the statue, none of which can be recognised by visual observation.

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.

5 Sep 2018

Shimadzu’s IRSpirit and AIM-9000 have been chosen from over 6300 items from 59 countries as winners of Red Dot Awards.

7 Aug 2018

Columbia Engineering system could lead to a spectroscopy lab-on-a-chip for real-time sensing in the microseconds

27 Jul 2018

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

24 May 2018

NIR spectroscopy has been shown to be a cheap and effective tool that could save lives by helping health authorities target mosquitoes infected with Zika virus.

23 May 2018

The winner of the 2018 Tomas Hirschfeld Award is Professor Christian Huck.

27 Apr 2018

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

26 Apr 2018

Specac has won the Queen’s Award for International Trade.

20 Apr 2018

Bruker has acquired Anasys Instruments Corp., maker of the nanoIR products.

27 Mar 2018

Ghent University have developed a method using infrared spectroscopy to monitor glycation in diabetic patients and provide information on organ damage from diabetes.

14 Mar 2018

A new mid-infrared imaging technology can be used to grade cancer tumours, eradicating human subjectivity and ensuring patients get the right treatment.

13 Mar 2018

The final step in pharmaceutical production is often tableting. Near infrared chemical imaging can be used to monitor inconsistencies in the powder that will become the tablet, which have been introduced by mechanical processes in the tableting equipment and can lead to out of specification tablets.

11 Mar 2018

Bruker has acquired IRM2, a developer of high-speed infrared (IR) imaging microscopes based on quantum cascade laser (QCL) technology.

1 Mar 2018

Laser physicists at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) and the Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ) in Munich, Germany, have developed an extremely powerful broadband infrared light source. This light source opens up a whole new range of opportunities in medicine, life science and material analysis.

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