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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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


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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Handheld Raman for 100% Incoming Material Inspection

Katherine Bakeev, Director of Applications Support at B&W Tek, speaks with European Pharmaceutical Review in their “Under the Microscope” segment to explain why handheld Raman is an excellent choice to aid pharmaceutical manufacturers who are looking for a reliable, rapid method to achieve 100% material inspection. Continue reading

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