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  • Product Intelligence: Portable XRF: Nondestructive Testing in Seconds

    Product Intelligence: Portable XRF: Nondestructive Testing in Seconds

    Friday, June 28, 2013
    Technical Article
    Josh P. Roberts
    Handheld or portable XRF instruments have a wide range of applications, from materials and alloy identification to detection of toxic substances and metals analysis. Recent innovations in XRF ... read more
  • Microscopy + Spectroscopy: Pittcon® 2013 Celebrates the Power of Two

    Microscopy + Spectroscopy: Pittcon® 2013 Celebrates the Power of Two

    Thursday, March 07, 2013
    Technical Article
    Barbara Foster
    The year 2013 celebrates a new benchmark for imaging at Pittcon®. Historically, Pittcon has not been considered an imaging meeting, despite the fact that a review of Pittcon 2012 statistics revealed ... read more
  • Micro Raman at Pittcon® 2012

    Micro Raman at Pittcon® 2012

    Monday, May 07, 2012
    Technical Article
    Barbara Foster
    Micro Raman was big news at Pittcon® 2012. While the hardware has stabilized, there were intriguing new developments in the science and its applications. read more
  • Pittcon® 2012 Roundup of Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

    Pittcon® 2012 Roundup of Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

    Monday, May 07, 2012
    Technical Article
    Jeffrey M. Perkel
    This past March, some 15,754 people from 90 countries descended on Orlando, Florida, for the annual Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon®). read more
  • 2010 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®: Winners and Honorable Mentions

    2010 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®: Winners and Honorable Mentions

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Technical Article
    Jeanely Hunt, MS, MBA
    The history of man looking for an instrument to view objects too small to be seen by the naked eye dates back hundreds of years. In 1665, Robert Hooke first observed “cells” when looking at a sliver ... read more
  • The Double Life of Structured Fluids

    The Double Life of Structured Fluids

    Sunday, August 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Neil Cunningham, Bob McGregor
    The products we stir, pump, spread, pour, and spray are usually thought of as liquids. Surprisingly, however, it can be demonstrated that they live a quiet double life as liquids when observed,but ... read more
  • Food Texture Analysis

    Food Texture Analysis

    Saturday, May 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Richard D. Brown
    Texture testing is a well-established technique for evaluating the mechanical and physical properties of raw ingredients, food structure, and designs, and for pre- and post-quality control checks. ... read more
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