Spectroscopy-05-01-2006

Spectroscopy

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May 01, 2006

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DigiSEP solid-phase extraction cartridges can reportedly capture, collect, and concentrate certain elements in complex matrices, collect metal ions from acid digestion matrices, separate heavy metals from oil and other organic matrices, collect and retain precious metals, and collect radioactive elements for the nuclear fuel industry. Specific lead and mercury cartridges are available. SCP Science, Champlain, NY; www.scpscience.com

Ecdysterone Determination of Niuxi by Near-Infrared Diffuse Reflection Spectroscopy

May 01, 2006

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Here the authors determine the content of ecdsterone in the Chinese herb Niuxi using near-infrared diffuse reflection spectroscopy and the partial least squares correlation. Compared to existing methods, they contend that their approach is easier, quicker, cheaper, and less environmentally harmful.

Market Profile: Mass Spectrometry in Security Applications

May 01, 2006

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While mass spectrometry has long been a high-powered and expensive analytical technique for laboratory, improved technical development, combined with post-9/11 demand for advanced security technologies, is leading to the development of the market for mass spectrometry in security applications.