Tag Archives: Identification

Discrimination of Bacterial Growth Media

Article on using B&W Tek’s NanoRam handheld Raman spectrometer to distinguish highly-fluorescent biological samples without the use of surface-enhanced Raman scattering. Continue reading

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Identification of Legal Highs using Handheld Raman Spectroscopy

B&W Tek’s NanoRam was used in a study focused on Raman spectroscopy as a rapid and powerful tool for critical applications in forensic science. The advantage of Raman spectroscopy is that the Raman signal is often selective to pharmacologically active drug substances. Continue reading

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New Article in the Journal of Raman Spectroscopy

This research article discusses using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) to detect & identify traces of pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN), ethylene glycol dinitrate (EGDN), cyclotrimethylene-trinitramine (RDX) & trinitrotoluene (TNT) using commercially available substrates… Continue reading

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Raman Spectroscopy Tackles Pharmaceutical Raw Materials

Today’s Raman instrumentation is faster, more rugged and less expensive, and advances in component miniaturization have led to the design of high-performance, portable, handheld devices. These handheld devices are particularly well-suited for pharmaceutical applications. Continue reading

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Analytical Instrumentation Gets Faster, Smaller, and Easier to Use

Drug Development & Delivery magazine recently contacted B&W Tek to discuss how we’re developing devices that address key trends in today’s pharmaceutical industry: the need for faster sample prep, more user-friendly equipment, and smaller but more sophisticated instruments. Continue reading

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EPR Interviews Jack Zhou on the Benefits of Handheld Raman

In this interview with European Pharmaceutical Review, Jack Zhou (Chief Operating Officer at B&W Tek) discusses the benefits of handheld Raman and the NanoRam handheld Raman spectrometer. Continue reading

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Cost Benefits of Handheld Raman for Quality Control Testing in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Competition in the pharmaceutical industry is driving drug companies to spread their manufacturing operations around the globe… Continue reading

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New Study Validates Identification of Complex Compounds with Handheld Raman

A new study, published in American Pharmaceutical Review, shows that the NanoRam has the ability to quickly differentiate between challenging compounds. Continue reading

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Webcast: Handheld Raman Material Identification

On Wednesday, 9/19/12 at 11:50am EDT, we will be giving a presentation for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing’s virtual meeting: Ensuring Pharmaceutical Product & Process Quality with Spectroscopic Methods… Continue reading

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New Study Validates the Accuracy of Handheld Raman

There has been a lot of debate over the accuracy of handheld Raman, but a new study validates its accuracy for counterfeit ID. Continue reading

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