Spectroscopy-04-01-2003

Spectroscopy

End of the Spectrum: Knowing Is Half the Battle (pdf)

April 01, 2003

Departments

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy helps to detect explosives, chemical agents, and bioweapons.

Development of an In Situ Spectroscopic Method for Cleaning Validation Using Mid-IR Fiber Optics (PDF)

April 01, 2003

Articles

A fiber-optic, mid-IR spectroscopy probe combined with a grazing-angle reflectance sampling head can be used as a solvent-free, in situ method for validating cleanliness with substantial improvement in accuracy, compared with traditional methods.

An Overview of New Products at Photonics West (PDF)

April 01, 2003

Articles

This article provides a brief overview of some of the latest spectroscopy-related equipment and supplies that were shown at the 2003 Photonics West conference at the San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA, January 25?31, 2003.

Derivatives in Spectroscopy, Part I: The Behavior of the Derivative (PDF)

April 01, 2003

Columns

The authors begin a new series of columns about derivatives of spectra.

Focus on Quality: Validation of Spectrometry Software, Part V ? Performance Qualification (PDF)

April 01, 2003

Columns

This installment of the ongoing series discusses performance qualification of software in regard to system requirements.