Spectroscopy-02-01-2014

Spectroscopy

Piecewise linear fitting based on critical-point-seeking is proposed in this study.

Spectroscopy
Chemometrics in Spectroscopy

February 14, 2014

The data show that different units of measurement have different relationships to the spectral values, for reasons having nothing to do with the spectroscopy. This finding disproves the assumption that different measures of concentration are equivalent except, perhaps, for a constant scaling factor.

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Spectroscopy

February 14, 2014

Madrid-based National Institute for Aerospace Technology, a public research organization specializing in aerospace research and technology development, will contribute to the ExoMars mission to Mars in 2018, with an instrument that uses Raman spectroscopy.

The SIMPLISMA algorithm is applied in this method using near-infrared (NIR) spectral analysis of the content of protein, water, oil, and starch in corn.

An interview with Vassili Karanassios, of the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. His research focuses on micro- and nano-analysis and the development of miniaturized instruments for on-site applications.

This article reviews the application of IR spectroscopy to study meibum and determine if any relationships exist between tear film stability and meibum lipid composition, environment, and conformation.

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Spectroscopy

February 01, 2014

Click the title above to open the Spectroscopy February 2014 regular issue, Vol 29 No 2, in an interactive PDF format.