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December 2010
Technology Forum
Fourier-transform infrared (FT-IR) and near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy are used for many applications in organic and inorganic chemistry, including QA/QC; forensic, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, and semiconductor analysis; and other materials characterization. . Joining us for this discussion are Jeffery Hirsch of Thermo Fisher Scientific; Dr. Brian Curtiss of ASD, Inc.; and D.L. Wetzel of Kansas State University
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Featured Article
Comparison of Enhanced Productivity ICP Approaches for Engine Oil Analysis
The measurement of metals in used engine oils provides valuable information about the engine and the state of the lubricant, information that can be used to increase the efficiency of the equipment in which the engine resides and lower the cost of maintenance. MORE »
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Bruker ALPHA FT-IR Spectrometer
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FT-IR Analyzer
The ML analyzer with DialPath from A2 Technologies is an FT-IR spectrometer designed for the rapid analysis of liquids. The instrument, which has a footprint of 8 in.2, includes a tumbler-like optical head that can be rotated into position to provide one of three factory-set, selectable sample pathlengths between 30 and 250 µm. Visit A2 Technologies online to learn more.
Applications at Your Fingertips
Volume 6 of PerkinElmer's Spotlight on Applications e-zine is now available!
The applications featured address a variety of industries - environmental, pharmaceutical, and more. Explore, enjoy and learn! Subscribe to view Volume 6.
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Question of the Month

In what application area do you use FT-IR or NIR?

A) Forensic

B) Food and beverage


D) Pharmaceutical

E) Medical

F) Semiconductor analysis

G) Other

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Last Month's Results
In what application area do you use fluorescence?
Organic compound analysis
Featured Webcasts & Podcasts
The Easiest and Most Cost-efficient Way to Determine Elements in Environmental Matrices by ICP-MS According to Your Regulations — On Demand
This year significant new technology and software was introduced into the market of atomic spectroscopy. This webcast discusses how this affects the future of determining elements in environmental matrices?
Achieving Ultra Fast, Low Cost Elemental Analyses in Compliance with EPA Protocols — On Demand
This webcast provides the audience with essential information on how to maximize productivity for analysis of environmental samples with emphasis on meeting US EPA-based protocols and will reference a range of demanding environmental applications.
Basic Principles of Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy — On Demand
A review of the basic principles of LIBS was given and discussed to better understand the technique, the reasons of its slower integration but nevertheless appreciate and explore the unique possibilities that only LIBS can provide to the analytical community.
Progress in LIBS
Industry expert Dr. Andrzej Miziolek speaks about the latest developments in the application of spectroscopic techniques to the field of defense and homeland security, with a particular focus on his specialty area, LIBS.

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