Tag Archives: Spectroscopy

Smithsonian App Note: Raman Analyzes Aviation Glass

These two research articles published by the Smithsonian Institution feature our MiniRam II portable Raman spectrometer. One article discusses the research of the co-evolution of plastics and early human flight, the second specifically explores the working distance when identifying plastics, particularly those of the early 20th century. 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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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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Roundtable: PAT

This roundtable discussion, published by European Pharmaceutical Review, discusses PAT’s current and future role in pharmaceuticals. Continue reading

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Technical Digest: LIBS

This technical digest, published by LaserFocusWorld, combines 3 different articles on LIBS (laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy) touching on applications from testing synthetic hair dyes to exploring Mars. 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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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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