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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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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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Congratulations to SciX 2013 Award Recipients

Dr. Katherine Bakeev of B&W Tek presided over the award session for Professor Rohit Bhargava (Bioengineering, University of Illinois) winner … Continue reading

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Video: Application of B&W Tek Lasers in Neurobiology

At Janelia Farm, Dr. Zlatic is using multiple BWF5 high power, rack mounted, fiber coupled diode lasers with custom flat field optics from B&W Tek as her stimulus to understand how sensory input affects the nervous system. 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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