Spectroscopy-04-01-2003

Departments
Spectroscopy

April 01, 2003

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

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.

Articles
Spectroscopy

April 01, 2003

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.

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

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