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April 16, 2021

Chemometrics for Quantitative Raman Spectroscopy

Raman spectroscopy is widely used to characterize pharmaceutical products or processes, mainly due to its desirable capabilities.  It provides rapid measurements, it is non-invasive/non-destructive, and it is applicable to both…
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February 26, 2021

How low can you go? Exploring limit of detection (LoD) in a flow monitoring tool using Raman spectroscopy

The concept of the limit of detection (LOD) has been, and still is, one of the most debated in analytical chemistry. Determination of a limit of detection seems like it…
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February 11, 2021

Why should I care about photons? Optimizing the quality of your process Raman measurements

Raman spectroscopy is a powerful and convenient method for real-time process measurements which is gaining widespread adoption in a variety of industries. Many users treat Raman analyzers as “black boxes”…
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January 27, 2021

Conducting Raman Analysis in Hazardous Environments

Choosing a Raman system for a hazardous zone can be difficult. What are the risk factors? What regulations are in effect? How can safety be balanced against measurement quality? In…
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January 19, 2021

IQ, OQ, and PQ – The 3 Q’s of Analytical Instrumentation Compliance

The analytical instrumentation space is a key part of the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. Raman spectroscopy is becoming one of the increasingly popular PAT tools among the analytical instrumentation that have…
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December 4, 2020

Cleaning and Maintenance for Avoiding Signal Loss

Optical fibre and receptacle care for optimum performance A small amount of dirt or damage on the surface of an optical fibre can cause a surprisingly large drop in signal…