B&W Tek Receives Patent for Raman Spectroscopy with “X-ray Vision”

Newark, DE, June 11, 2014

B&W Tek, Inc., an advanced instrumentation company that delivers lab quality Raman spectroscopy solutions through user-friendly mobile platforms, is proud to announce an addition to their already impressive patent portfolio.

B&W Tek’s newest patent has been awarded for a unique technique for performing Raman spectroscopy deep into a highly scattering medium. Conventional Raman scattering has thus far been restricted to surface/near surface analysis for a “barely-transparent” medium due to extremely high scattering. With B&W Tek’s new technique, the scattering is compensated for by using a spatial light modulator to shape the wavefront of the laser beam before entering the medium. This allows the laser beam to be penetrated deeply inside the inhomogeneous material, thus stimulating Raman signal from within for both trans-reflectance and transmission spectral analysis. Using this novel technique, transmission Raman analysis can be performed through a large pharmaceutical tablet with thicker coating for quality inspection and counterfeit measurement. It also makes it possible to identify narcotic substances without opening a paper bag.

For more information on B&W Tek’s portable Raman instruments, visit:
https://bwtek.com/technology/system-solutions/

For more information on B&W Tek’s handheld Raman instruments, visit:
https://bwtek.com/technology/handheld-raman/

About B&W Tek, Inc.
B&W Tek is an advanced instrumentation company that delivers lab quality Raman spectroscopy solutions through user-friendly mobile platforms. B&W Tek provides solutions for the pharmaceutical, biomedical, physical, chemical, LED lighting and research communities. Our commitment to innovative solutions has made B&W Tek a leader in Raman spectroscopy solutions worldwide.

Stephanie Nave
B&W Tek, Inc.
19 Shea Way
Newark, DE 19713 USA
+1-855-MY-BWTEK
www.bwtek.com
marketing@bwtek.com

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