Spectroscopy-09-01-2011

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Market Profile

September 01, 2011

Major technological advances have allowed the market for handheld and portable Fourier-transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy to develop almost overnight. Demand from a variety of industries and applications is continuing to take shape, and many major vendors in the market have taken note and made sure to grab themselves a major stake in this fast growing area.

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Columns: Mass Spectrometry Forum

September 01, 2011

Consequences of Finite Ion Lifetimes in Mass Spectrometry As we construct more-complex instruments that process packets of ions in time and space, the issue of ion lifetimes is becoming more important.

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The advantages and disadvantages of measuring mercury with cold vapor atomic absorption spectroscopy, cold vapor atomic fluorescence spectroscopy, and direct analysis by thermal decomposition are explained.

A tutorial on inductively coupled plasma (ICP) excitation and sample introduction systems.

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Focus on Quality

September 01, 2011

Annex 11 to the EU's updated GMP regulations calls for periodic re-evaluation of computerized systems. This is what you need to know about the new rules.

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Departments

September 01, 2011

Product Resources

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Columns: The Baseline

September 01, 2011

Here's the fundamental calculus you need to understand Maxwell's first equation

Issue PDF
Spectroscopy

September 01, 2011

Click the title above to open the Spectroscopy September 2011 regular issue, Vol 26 No 9, in an interactive PDF format.