Molecular Spectroscopy

Company Announcements

Ahura Scientific announced three new distributors: Nucletron Technologies GmbH for Germany and Austria, HazmatLINK for the UK and Benelux, and RMI for the Czech and Slovak Republics.

T-Ray Science exclusively licensed MIT’s technology for dual-mode, pulsed and continuous TeraHertz waves.

Product Introductions

X-Rite launched the xDNA system with the M98 handheld spectrophotometer for analysis of new-effect paints for automobiles.

X-Rite released the MatchRite iVue instrument for retail paint departments.

Ocean Optics introduced the Optical Transmittance Spectrometer for real-time transmittance measurement of optical lenses and other optical components.

Gigahertz-Optik released the LCRT-2005-S portable instrument for the measurement of regular transmission of windows and glasses with or without reflection-reducing coatings.

PerkinElmer launched the Raman IdentiCheck, a portable Raman spectrometer for fast, on-site testing.

PerkinElmer introduced the RamanMicro 300, a Raman microscope system for data from either physically small samples or from small areas of large samples.

PerkinElmer launched the Spectrum 400 FT-IR/FT-FIR dual-range spectrometer, combining mid-infrared and far-infrared in the same instrument.

Filmetrics released the F10-VC spectrometer for the simultaneous measurement of reflectance and transmittance for vacuum-coating applications.

Thermo Fisher Scientific introduced the Thermo Scientific Nicolet iN10 MX infrared imaging microscope, featuring the OMNIC Picta software.

Thermo Fisher Scientific launched the BioMate 6 double-beam UV-Vis spectrophotometer for life science applications and the Quantech Digital Filter florometer.

Centice released the PASS Rx drug verification system, based on Raman spectroscopy, for pharmacies.

B&W Tek released the portable MiniRam II Spectrometer and BWID application software system.

Picodrop, in collaboration with Gilson, developed the Seadragon liquid handling deck for its Picodrop UV/Visible spectrometer, enabling analysis of over 300 samples in under one-and-half hours.

Arcoptix SA introduced the Arcspectro ANIR, a MEMS-based portable Fourier transform spectrometer.

Sales/Orders of Note

Ahura Scientific shipped its 2,000th instrument to AstraZeneca France in October. The company shipped its first product in May 2005.

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