Tag Archives: Identification

Webinar – Raman Spectral Library for Counterfeit Detection

In this webinar, Jason Rodriguez from the FDA will discuss the development of field-deployable, rapid spectroscopic screening methods for a wide range of APIs, excipients, and finished drug products. Continue reading

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Sampling Guidelines for Handheld Raman Measurements; What You Need To Know

This application note in European Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Magazine, discusses a series of accessories for handheld Raman spectrometers that addresses data reproducibility and accuracy of results in order to provide a high ROI without introducing complexity to the raw material receiving process. Continue reading

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Making Raw Material Inspection Easier for Companies with Numerous Receiving Facilities

In this application note, published in the June issue of European Pharmaceutical Review, we explore the benefits of library and identification method transfer on handheld Raman spectrometers for rapid analysis of materials in the warehouse. Continue reading

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Improving Forensic Investigations using Raman Spectroscopy

This application note in Spectroscopy Magazine discusses the benefits of using portable and handheld Raman spectroscopy (particularly the TacticID handheld Raman spectrometer) to identify forensic and homeland security-related samples. Continue reading

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Spotlight on Raman Spectroscopy

This collection of articles focuses specifically on Raman spectroscopy and the advantages of the technology in the pharmaceutical industry. Organized by American Pharmaceutical Review, this collection of articles discusses a variety of topics. Continue reading

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Using Raman to Identify Excipients for Food and Drug Formulations

Now that 100% testing of raw materials has made a big impact in the pharmaceutical industry, other industries such as nutraceutical, food manufacturing, cosmetic and agricultural are beginning to follow in their footsteps. Raman spectroscopy has become more and more prevalent in these industries over previous technologies like HPLC and NIR for raw material testing due to unique advantages. Continue reading

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Using Raman to Identify Contaminated Alcohol

This article, published in Spectroscopy magazine, discusses using portable Raman spectroscopy to identify and quantify methanol in contaminated liquor. We discuss why portable Raman spectroscopy is the ideal choice for screening methanol-laced rum and other types of adulteration. Continue reading

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Handheld Raman for 100% Incoming Material Inspection

Katherine Bakeev, Director of Applications Support at B&W Tek, speaks with European Pharmaceutical Review in their “Under the Microscope” segment to explain why handheld Raman is an excellent choice to aid pharmaceutical manufacturers who are looking for a reliable, rapid method to achieve 100% material inspection. Continue reading

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Webcast: Handheld Raman: Advantages in the Pharmaceutical Industry

This webinar will discuss the benefits and applications of handheld Raman, as well as PIC/S and how it is unifying the regulatory perspective globally. Continue reading

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Correlation Vs. Multivariate Algorithms for Material Identification

This article discusses the two most common approaches used for on-board analysis on handheld Raman spectrometers; Hit Quality Index (HQI) and significance level (p-value), with specific examples for the use of each algorithm. Continue reading

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