Spectroscopy-04-01-2011

Spectroscopy

Raman Spectroscopy for Security

April 01, 2011

Market Profile

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One of the fastest growing new areas of demand for Raman spectroscopy is in the security market. Technological improvements have helped to unlock the large potential of the technique for security applications. There has been a rash of acquisitions in the market that have completely reshaped the competitive landscape over the last few years, which is typical of such dynamic markets.

LIBS in Forensics

April 01, 2011

Lasers and Optics Interface

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A Q&A with Jose Almirall, PhD, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the director of the International Forensic Research Institute at Florida International University.

Keep Your Distance

April 01, 2011

From the Editor

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The growing and evolving use of homemade explosives, as well as biological and chemical threats, in terrorism and modern warfare, has driven the development of new and improved methods for detecting and identifying these materials. University and military researchers, as well as commercial instrument companies, are working hard to develop systems that are portable and rugged enough for field use, particularly for standoff detection.

Vol 26 No 4 Spectroscopy April 2011 Regular Issue PDF

April 01, 2011

Issue PDF

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Click the title above to open the Spectroscopy April 2011 regular issue, Vol 26 No 4, in an interactive PDF format.