Spectroscopy-09-01-20

Spectroscopy

Spreadsheets: A Sound Foundation for a Lack of Data Integrity?

September 01, 2020

Focus on Quality

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Spreadsheets are often used to perform GMP-related calculations, but can lead to serious problems and unnecessary risk. We explain why the use of spreadsheets is heavily discouraged in a regulated laboratory environment.

The 2020 Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award

September 01, 2020

Special Feature

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Markita Landry, the winner of the 2020 Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award, works at the intersection of single-molecule biophysics and nanomaterial-polymer science to develop new tools for understanding biological systems.

Spectral Resolution and Dispersion in Raman Spectroscopy

September 01, 2020

Molecular Spectroscopy Workbench

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A Raman spectrometer’s spectral resolution is determined by its spectral dispersion in conjunction with the entrance slit width. We explain the instrument design parameters involved.

Multi-Quadrupole ICP-MS: Pushing Limits of Detection to the Next Decimal

September 01, 2020

Atomic Perspectives

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For a number of elements, spectroscopic interferences can have a significant impact on the ability to achieve low detection limits in ICP-MS. We investigate the mechanisms in multi-quadrupole ICP-MS that are designed to remove these interferences.

Multichannel Raman Spectral Reconstruction and Fast Imaging Based on Global Weighted Linear Regression

September 01, 2020

Peer-Reviewed Research

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Raman spectroscopy is a powerful, label-free spectral imaging technique for biomedical sample measurements. The chemometric approaches described here increase the speed of data acquisition and improve the resolution of Raman images.