Special Issues-06-01-2013

A modern portable Raman instrument equipped with a 1064-nm laser is compared to one using a 785-nm laser for the identification of counterfeit pharmaceuticals.

Results are reported from studies using volume holographic grating filter technology with both visible and NIR excitation wavelengths to analyze multiple forms of the polymorphic active pharmaceutical ingredient carbamazepine.

This article re-explains and demystifies some definitions and opinions concerning Raman spectroscopy from two distinct sides: academic and industrial.

The feasibility of identifying different types of bacterial growth media using a handheld Raman instrument with a proprietary baseline correction algorithm is investigated.

Click the title above to open the Spectroscopy June 2013 Raman Technology Supplement, Vol 28 No s6, in an interactive PDF format.