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B&W Tek Announces Expansion of Smart Spectrometer Product Line

The Exemplar product line is already ground-breaking for being the smartest, fastest and most synchronous line of miniature spectrometers available on the market. Now, we’ve added two new models. Continue reading

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Raman Makes An Impact in Plastic Toy Safety, As Well As Security & PAT

This application note, published in Spectroscopy Asia, discusses how Raman quantitative and semi-quantitative analysis makes an impact in three different applications: Security, Plastic Toy Safety, and PAT (Process Analytical Technology). Continue reading

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Raman Uncovers Prehistoric Paintings

This application note focuses on rock art paintings in five rock art sites in the eastern Iberian Peninsula. Each of these sites presents outstanding difficulties of analysis by Raman spectroscopy, the most prevalent being crusts that mask Raman signals from the pigments of the paint recipe. Continue reading

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Raman Roundtable: In-Depth Focus 2014

This roundtable discussion on Raman, published in European Pharmaceutical Review, discusses handheld Raman practices and techniques, as well as future expectations for the advancement of handheld Raman technology geared towards pharmaceutical applications. 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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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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Educational Video Series: Season 2 Episode 1 – Introduction to Raman Theory

In this episode of B&W Tek’s Educational Video Series we discuss Raman theory. We’ll provide an explanation of Raman scattering, functional groups and vibrational spectroscopy, and demonstrate how to take a measurement. 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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