Spectroscopy-04-01-2019

Spectroscopy April, 2019
Spectroscopy

April 01, 2019

Click the title above to open the Spectroscopy April regular issue, Volume 34, Issue 3, in an interactive PDF format.

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Focus on Quality

April 01, 2019

In the current data-integrity–centric world, is outsourcing your spectroscopy work a good idea? To answer this question, one must consider several factors.

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Spectroscopy Spotlight

April 01, 2019

Nick Stone of the University of Exeter explains why mid-infrared (mid-IR) spectroscopy is so valuable for spectral imaging in disease research and clinical diagnostics, and discusses his own recent work in this area.

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LIBS has transitioned from a method found only in research laboratories, to a technique in wide use in commercial settings. Several leading LIBS experts share their views on how the technique has developed and where it is heading.

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Spectroscopy Spotlight

April 01, 2019

Mohamad Sabsabi of the National Research Council of Canada explains the fundamentals of LIBS, its recent evolution, and its benefits and limitations, and offers advice for new users.

Raman spectroscopy, using optical tweezers, is capable of measuring the size, refractive index, and chemical composition of single aerosol droplets, at picoliter volumes. This information improves our understanding of molecular-level chemical processes within droplets.

Study of the Content of Inorganic Arsenic and Heavy Metals in Samples of Rice Cakes in the City of Madrid

Portable XRF has been found to be an efficient and economic analytical tool for elemental analysis in pharmaceutical products. This study explores the use of pXRF for determination of iodine in multivitamins.

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Industrial mass spectrometers are grouped into three product categories: leak detectors, residual gas analyzers (RGAs), and process mass spectrometers.