Pittcon 2008 has kicked off and as usual exhibitors have kept their
newest and most innovative technology for release at the show.
LabTechnologist.com's Huw Kidwell is on the ground in New Orleans
to see what's new.
Germany's rap.ID Particle Systems has launched a new lab-ready
particle identification device capable of identifying around 400
particles an hour from 5µm and up. The company says the device is
suited for development and quality...
Japanese researchers have used an advanced microspectroscopy
technique to study the cell cycle of yeast without the need for
fluorescent imaging agents that can potentially alter the cellular
Analytical instrument maker Thermo has announced it will promote
compatibility between its RESULT software and CAMO's Unscrambler
software, bringing together the most powerful near infrared (NIR)
analysers in the industry.
The first all-in-one SERS toolkit designed for trace level
molecular analysis has debuted at Analytica, which provides
analytical chemists with an affordable, all-in-one solution for the
development of trace level analysis applications.
Modular optimal subsystems developer Polychromix has released what
it claims is the first data analysing all-in-one spectroscopic
unit, allowing anyone to perform chemical analysis in the field at
an unprecedented low cost.
Buck Systems, part of Niro Pharma Systems, has launched a
laboratory-scale blender that allows users to analyse powders as
they are being blended and monitor changing powder characteristics,
achieving the ideal blend as quickly and...
Polychromix and Ocean Optics have formed a partnership that aims to
deliver cost-effective NIR spectroscopy solutions to a range of
industries including the pharmaceutical and food industry,
reports Wai Lang Chu.
Jasco unveils its latest series of spectrophotometers, which offers
improved spectral resolution, resolving peaks of less than 0.5 nm.
The advance in clarity makes this technology suitable for
applications from 175-3300nm.
Pharmaceutical companies will be able to reduce their polymorph and
crystal analysis workload in their drug discovery laboratories
after Thermo Electron upgraded its array automation software for
Polychromix, a company specialising in optical systems, has
branched out into the spectroscopy sector with a new range of near
infrared (NIR) spectrometers that are targeted at users who need a
low-cost, portable system.
The global market for spectroscopic equipment used in process
monitoring is tipped to grow by 30 per cent between now and 2009,
helped by an increasing focus on process analytical technologies
(PAT) to streamline the drug manufacturing...