NIR Spectroscopy

A history of water on Mars

US and Candian researchers have used NIR spectroscopy to help explore how long liquid water may have existed on the surface of Mars.

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NIR imaging device may provide early detection of oesophageal cancer

A pill-sized device uses NIR light to provide rapid, detailed imaging of oesophageal lining and potential early detection of oesophageal cancer.

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Know your plants with FT-NIR

Fourier-Transform (FT) NIR spectroscopy can discriminate between even closely plant species more accurately than DNA fingerprinting, say Brazilian and US scientists.

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Fibre optic multiplexers

Avantes have released their next generation Fibre Optic Multiplexers (FOM), which are faster, more reliable and quieter.

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Susan Foulk to receive EAS Award

The winner of the 2013 EAS Award for Outstanding Achievements in Near-Infrared Spectroscopy is Susan Foulk.

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Can NIR help with horsemeat adulteration?

Read Gerry Downey's post about existing research on NIR detection of minced beef adulteration and how NIR might have a role in the future.


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