Spectroscopy-05-01-2009

Spectroscopy

Columnists Howard Mark and Jerome Workman, Jr. take a final look at the topic of principal components, which has been the subject of six previous installments.

The authors discuss the use of Raman spectroscopy to identify an unknown gem or mineral sample or to verify that a known sample has been classified correctly.

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Guest columnist Steven Wilbur discusses the elemental nature of ICP-MS and its strength as a universal quantifier, an aspect of the technique he believes has not received enough attention.

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May 01, 2009

Product Resources

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Articles

May 01, 2009

Spectroscopy columnist Howard Mark takes a comprehensive look at the products that were introduced at Pittcon 2009 in Chicago.

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An oft-overlooked segment of the mass spectrometry market is time-of-flight LC–MS. Although LC-TOF does not possess the capabilities of more expensive mass spectrometry techniques, it fills an important price-to-performance segment of the market. The trickling down of technology and heavy competition are contributing to a strong market outlook for the area.

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May 01, 2009

Click the title above to open the Spectroscopy May 2009 regular issue, Vol 24 No 5, in an interactive PDF format.