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  • Ultrafast Confocal Raman Imaging - Application Examples

    Ultrafast Confocal Raman Imaging - Application Examples

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Application Note
    Using the Ultrafast Confocal Raman Imaging Option, a single Raman spectrum can be acquired in as few as 760 µsec. A wide variety of samples can be analyzed with the Ultrafast Confocal Raman Imaging ... read more
  • Ultrasensitive 3D Confocal Raman Imaging

    Ultrasensitive 3D Confocal Raman Imaging

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Application Note
    This article describes integration of a Raman spectrometer and a state-of-the-art confocal microscope to achieve ultrafast Raman imaging. The alpha300 R ultrafast confocal Raman imaging system was ... read more
  • Imaging of Graphene with Confocal Raman and Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)

    Imaging of Graphene with Confocal Raman and Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Application Note
    Graphene is a two-dimensional material and as such is applicable in a wide variety of fields. Graphene characterization requires the use of a measurement tool that is nondestructive. An effective tool... read more
  • In Situ Electrochemical SPM for Energy and Corrosion Studies

    In Situ Electrochemical SPM for Energy and Corrosion Studies

    Wednesday, August 07, 2013
    Application Note
    Shijie Wu
    Renewable energy technologies such as solar and wind have been gaining momentum due to a growing awareness of climate change and limited resources (e.g., fossil oils) as well as greater support from ... 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® 2011 Exposition: New Product Introductions in Optical Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

    Pittcon® 2011 Exposition: New Product Introductions in Optical Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

    Monday, May 09, 2011
    Technical Article
    George M. Frame II, Eileen M. Skelly Frame
    Of the 979 exhibitors at Pittcon® 2011, held March 13–18 in Atlanta, GA, 115 were first-time exhibitors, and more than 200 identified themselves as having something to do with spectroscopy, from ... read more
  • General Laboratory Equipment: Innovation Showcase

    General Laboratory Equipment: Innovation Showcase

    Monday, May 09, 2011
    Technical Article
    Jeanely Hunt, MS, MBA
    Each year, manufacturers and distributors flesh out many innovations for the laboratory, ranging from simple accessories to large, more complex instrumentation. read more
  • Pittcon® 2011 Editors’ Awards: A Two-Way Tie for the Gold Award

    Pittcon® 2011 Editors’ Awards: A Two-Way Tie for the Gold Award

    Friday, April 01, 2011
    Technical Article
    Jeanely Hunt, MS, MBA
    Pittcon 2011 was held March 13–18, 2011 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. The exhibition displayed an assortment of laboratory products, including anything from small plastic ... 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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