Spectroscopy-10-01-2017

Spectroscopy

Our Daily Dose of Poison: A Look at Lead in the Food Supply

October 01, 2017

Atomic Perspectives

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How much lead is in our daily lives? We take a look at current research concerning lead in the United States food supply and investigations using ICP-MS into the measurement of high concentrations of lead in food.

Calibration Transfer Chemometrics, Part I: Review of the Subject

October 01, 2017

Chemometrics in Spectroscopy

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Calibration transfer involves multiple strategies and mathematical techniques for applying a single calibration database to two or more instruments. Here, we explain the methods to modify the spectra or regression vectors to correct differences between instruments.

Combining Broadband Spectra and Machine Learning to Derive Material Properties

October 01, 2017

Lasers and Optics Interface

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With methods such as infrared, Raman, and LIBS, the spectral background contains a wealth of information about material properties of the sample. Now, such information can be derived by artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms.

Tandem LA–LIBS Coupled to ICP-MS for Comprehensive Analysis of Tumor Samples

October 01, 2017

Peer-Reviewed Articles

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This method demonstrates the excellent suitability of a multimodal approach that combines LA-ICP-MS with LIBS for the analysis of tumor samples, particularly when the standalone techniques cannot detect all the elements of interest.

Vol 32 No 10 Spectroscopy October 2017 Regular Issue PDF

October 01, 2017

Issue PDF

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Click the title above to open the Spectroscopy October 2017 regular issue, Vol 32 No 10, in an interactive PDF format.