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Kombucha, A Healthy Supplement for Your Thanksgiving Table.

Happy Turkey Day!!! Thanksgiving is a celebration of giving thanks for the harvest and of the past year1. Many countries … Continue reading

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1064 nm Raman Excitation of Fluorescent Pumpkin Seed Oil

Happy Halloween! Jack-O-Lanterns, pumpkins with ghoulish faces placed in front of homes, have been a symbol of Halloween for centuries1. Because … Continue reading

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Raman Spectroscopy of Italian Cheeses

September is National Italian Cheese Month! Did you know that there are over 450 varieties of Italian cheeses?  The most … Continue reading

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What is Resonance Raman?

What is Resonance Raman? In this blog post, we’ll cover an underutilized aspect of Raman spectroscopy: resonance Raman scattering. Resonance … Continue reading

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I Want a New Drug: All About New Psychoactive Substances (NPS)

NPS is a term in the fields of forensics, law enforcement, and toxicology that stands for “new psychoactive substances”. The … Continue reading

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Direct Analysis of Tapestry Dyes with Raman Spectroscopy

Tapestry is very important to the history of woven textiles. Egyptian cave paintings of weavers date them back to 3000 … Continue reading

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Raman vs SERS…What’s the Difference?

If you’ve ever had a conversation with a Raman spectroscopist about the feasibility of a low-concentration sensing application, chances are … Continue reading

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Historic Stamps: Cracking down on counterfeits with Raman

Historical stamps are cultural heritage objects that provide an invaluable amount of historical information. Holding a high monetary value as … Continue reading

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Nutraceuticals: Challenging real-world samples for handheld Raman

Botanicals are a well-known active ingredient within the nutraceuticals market. They are plants used for their medicinal and therapeutic properties. … Continue reading

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Benefits of Handheld Raman Spectroscopy

Raman spectroscopy is a form of molecular spectroscopy that yields the chemical fingerprint of measured samples. These unique signatures are … Continue reading

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