This page provides educational resources, events, news and products related to infrared spectroscopy techniques and applications, from microplastic, food and pharmaceutical analysis to clinical screening and forensics.
Infrared Spectroscopy – Highlights
IR Spectroscopy and FTIR Spectroscopy: How an FTIR Spectrometer Works and FTIR Analysis
Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy is a hugely popular technique today. In this article, we consider, what it is, how it works, how to interpret the data and its many applications.
Once heralded as a wonder material, plastics have become a problem issue for society, in particular microplastics. Download this infographic to learn what microplastics are and where they come from, what harm they do and how we can detect them.
Keeping Up With the Drive for Microplastics Detection
We spoke to Geoff Winkett and Michel van den Berge from Agilent, about the issues posed by microplastics analyses and how molecular spectroscopy is rising to the challenge.
Microplastics: The Snowflakes of the Plastic World
Science writer Kerry Taylor-Smith takes a deep dive into the persistent problem of microplastics.
Coating Could Keep Your Avocado Fresher for Longer
Scientists report a chitosan-based coating that preserves avocados for longer periods. The team also developed an imaging technique to predict their shelf life rapidly.
Babies' Sense of Rhythm Helps Them Learn Language
According to a study, 9-month-old children are already sensitive to grammatical regularities that are separated in speech signal.
The Pulse: Psychedelic News From Technology Networks
In the Pulse, the monthly psychedelics industry roundup from Technology Networks and Analytical Cannabis, we highlight some of the most significant psychedelic industry news from the past month. This includes important announcements, pre-clinical work and the latest from groundbreaking psychedelic clinical trials.
App Note / Case Study
Testing Photovoltaic Cells Using FTIR and UV Spectroscopy
The miniaturization of FTIR into a handheld, portable solutions, now offers a more rapid analysis of photovoltaic cells than ever before
Bruker Launches Portable MOBILE-IR II Spectrometer To Bring Laboratory-Grade FT-IR Analysis to the Field
Bruker Optics announces the launch of the MOBILE-IR II – a portable, battery-powered Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) spectrometer that delivers the high spectral performance of a laboratory benchtop system.
Agilent Announces Enhanced 8700 LDIR Chemical Imaging System for Microplastics Analysis
Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced the release of its enhanced 8700 LDIR Chemical Imaging System, which has been further optimized for the analysis of microplastics in environmental samples.