Spectroscopy-07-01-2007

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Spectroscopy

July 01, 2007

A preview of one of the premier east coast optics conferences.

Spectroscopy
Departments

July 01, 2007

Near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy has become one of the more widely utilized analytical methods for both laboratory and process applications as a result of its ability to characterize a wide range of compounds, and the relative ease with which samples can be analyzed. These characteristics are now leading to the rise of the market for handheld and portable NIR instruments.

Columnist Bob McDowall discusses operating system security patches.

Spectroscopy

The twentieth century saw the rise of several novel instrumental techniques based on the use of X-rays. Today, X-ray spectroscopy and diffractometry continue to prove their utility as advances in instrumentation produce new methods and enable new applications.

Spectroscopy previews the 56th Annual Denver X-Ray Conference, which will be held from July 30 to August 3 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The authors examine some of the novel biomedical applications of FT-IR imaging that are emerging today.

Spectroscopy
Mass Spectrometry Forum

July 01, 2007

In this month's installment, columnist Ken Busch discusses how to best answer the questions "What is it?" and "How much is there?"

Spectroscopy
Departments

July 01, 2007

Featured products from the spectroscopy marketplace.