Latest Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy Stories

2014-03-05 12:27:43

Handheld LIBS Instrument Expands TSI's ChemLogix Chemical Analysis Product Line SHOREVIEW, Minn., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TSI, a global precision instrumentation provider, and the leader in Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) technology, introduces a ruggedized, handheld LIBS elemental analyzer for field research, quality control, and mobile lab markets. The ChemLogix(TM) Handheld LIBS instrument features an eye-safe IR-B, Class 1 laser that is powerful enough to...

2014-02-28 23:23:07

The IsoPlane 160 is the world’s first compact spectrometer to provide outstanding imaging, high spectral resolution, and excellent light-gathering power from the vacuum-UV (VUV) to the mid-IR range without performance tradeoffs. Trenton, New Jersey (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Princeton Instruments is pleased to announce the availability of the new IsoPlane® 160 imaging spectrograph. The IsoPlane 160 brings the award-winning performance of Princeton Instruments’ IsoPlane SCT 320 to...

2014-02-25 16:30:39

Move Advances TSI's Growth in Chemical Characterization Market SHOREVIEW, Minn., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TSI, a global leader in precision instrumentation, today announced that it has acquired the business assets and Raman Spectroscopy Technology from Enwave Optronics, Inc. (Irvine, CA). Enwave Optronics has developed and commercialized a complete portfolio of precision Raman instruments over its 10-year history. Enwave delivers laboratory grade measurements to its complete...

2014-01-07 23:04:05

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. Market for Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy is projected to witness strong growth driven by expanding applications in forensics, environmental and geochemical analysis, pharmaceuticals, soil analysis and oceanography. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) technique is suitable for analyzing liquid, gas, or solid matter. LIBS...

Curiosity Rover Fires Over 100,000 Laser Shots To Date
2013-12-06 04:10:51

[ Watch the Video: Laser-Zapping Milestone For A 'Curious' Rover ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has fired the shot heard round the solar system — 100,000 shots, to be exact. The rover has fired the laser it uses as one way to check which chemical elements are in rocks and soils 100,000 times. One of a series of 300 used to investigate 10 locations on a rock called "Ithaca," the 100,00th shot took place this past October. The...

2013-07-12 23:26:36

The IsoPlane® (patent pending) spectrograph features a revolutionary new optical design that eliminates field astigmatism and greatly reduces the spherical aberration and coma inherent in the design of the Czerny-Turner spectrograph. Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Princeton Instruments is very pleased to announce the company’s IsoPlane SCT-320 spectrograph has been named as a recipient of the prestigious R&D 100 Award for 2013. Award entries are judged by experts chosen from...

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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
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