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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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Portable Spectrometers for Raw Material ID

Portable spectrometers are designed for maximum ease-of-use for onsite materials analysis and testing. They have been adapted from a suite … Continue reading

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Raman Spectroscopy for Biopharmaceutical RMID

Biopharmaceutical raw material screening is a costly and time-consuming process that takes place in a laboratory setting. Samples must be … Continue reading

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Using Raman Spectroscopy for Content Uniformity Testing

Content uniformity (CU) is a key analytical parameter in pharmaceutical testing, particularly in quality control of dosage form tablets. The … Continue reading

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Thin Film Analysis with B&W Tek

Modern engineering is increasingly concerned with device miniaturization and the exploitation of materials at smaller dimensions than ever. At the … Continue reading

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Counterfeit Analysis: Which Spectroscopic Method Works Best?

Counterfeit analysis encompasses a broad range of tools used to distinguish adulterated substances from the genuine article. In border control … Continue reading

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What is Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy?

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy, abbreviated as LIBS analysis, is a versatile technique used to interrogate the elemental composition of a sample. … Continue reading

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The diagnostic accuracy of the hand-held Raman spectrometer for the identification of anti-malarial drugs

Published in the 2016 Malaria Journal, this study was conducted to determine the diagnostic accuracy of the NanoRam® handheld Raman spectrometer for the identification of anti-malarial drugs in response to the increasing need for accurate and field-applicable instruments for the evaluation of the quality of anti-malarial drugs. Continue reading

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B&W Tek, Inc. announces Glacier™ X Miniature Fiber Coupled Spectrometer

Newark, DE, Dec 8, 2010 B&W Tek, Inc. announces the new thermoelectric (TE) cooled miniature fiber coupled spectrometer, the Glacier™ X. The Glacier™ X is … Continue reading

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Analyzing Larva Behaviors using a Laser Stimulus

B&W Tek met with principle investigator Marta Zlatic and head engineer Dominik Hoffmann to discuss the use of our lasers in a stimulus-evoked behavior study using fruit fly larva. We successfully partnered with them for their proof of principle using our infrared solid-state multimode lasers to better understand the neurons in fruit fly larva, and the behaviors that are induced with laser stimulus. Continue reading

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