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This page was last updated on 23rd July 2015
22nd January 2016
The HORIBA/AIST NanoRaman team wishes you a bright new year!
What makes TERS "shine" today?
After more than 15 years since TERS had its first proof of concept, HORIBA Scientific and AIST-NT have created a solution that brings TERS as an analytical method to a completely new level. TERS is not only able to perform so-called point measurements, but now TERS spectra can be collected in every single pixel of a scan map. A TERS map is composed of more than tens of thousands Raman spectra, for a full image acquisition time in less than 10 min.
23rd December 2015
TERS Solution Shows Immediate Results After Installation
HORIBA Scientific, global leader in Raman spectroscopy solutions, and AIST-NT, manufacturer of advanced SPM systems designed specifically for integration with optical spectroscopy, deployed their joint solution at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in the US, in collaboration with the Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany.
14th September 2015
HORIBA LabSpec 6 software now allows regulatory compliance
HORIBA Scientific announces the release of the new ProtectionPlus module for the acclaimed LabSpec 6 Spectroscopy Suite. The fully integrated module seamlessly adds a layer of security and data integrity controls that enable compliant use of HORIBA Raman microscopes within regulated laboratory environments.
7th September 2015
HORIBA Scientific Offers Unique Solution for TERS Technique
New analytical solution brings nanoscale chemical imaging to new levels of ease and automation.
HORIBA Scientific, global leader in Raman spectroscopy solutions, announces an innovative solution that addresses the challenges of TERS imaging.
Tip Enhanced Raman Scattering (TERS) is a technique that provides molecular information on the nanometer scale through the combination between a Raman spectrometer and a Scanning Probe Microscope. TERS has been hampered by extremely long acquisition times, measured in hours, required for collection of reasonably pixel density, and even with the last decade progress, TERS is still seen by the research community as a difficult too. In some extent, with older “TERS ready” systems offered until recently, the concerns were fairly valid.
HORIBA Scientific and AIST-NT now offer a solution that addresses all the instrumentation concerns and bring TERS as an analytical method to a completely new level today.
23rd July 2015
Invited talk at the SPIE Optics+Photonics Meeting in San Diego
Marc Chaigneau, AFM-Raman product manager at HORIBA Scientific will present an invited talk entitled "High-speed tip-enhanced Raman imaging" at the 2015 SPIE Optics + Photonics Meeting in San Diego, California, United States, on Wednesday 12 August at 3;00 PM.
1st July 2015
HORIBA Supports Raman Spectroscopy, Science and Research :
During May and June HORIBA participated in and co-hosted the latest RamanFest conference in Xiamen, China, and the RamanFest satellite meeting in Kyoto, Japan.
These meetings provided an ideal forum for researchers to hear about some of the latest research in Raman spectroscopy. The focus this year was on biological Raman analysis and nanoRaman (TERS) with talks covering single cell analysis, cancer detection , protein studies, enhanced methods of Raman (SRS and SERS), and indeed the hot topic for materials scientists TERS and nanoRaman applications. With over 300 attendees over the two meetings, the participation from research and industry was a reflection of just how far Raman has developed in its growing position as an enabling and "must have" spectroscopic technique. The next RamanFest conference will be held in Germany and details will be announced shortly on the RamanFest website http://www.ramanfest.org/
To find out more about how Raman spectroscopy can solve problems for research and industry either contact your local HORIBA office or find details on our website.
15th March 2015
Discover why the XploRA Examina is a prefered choice for Forensic Science for its high quality data and speed over other analytical techniques. XP Examina is a dedicated forensic and analytical toolbox enabling easier comparative analysis, unknown chemical identification and improved value for money.
31st March 2015
Watch a new How to Raman video
The video shows Raman images of MoS2 on a Si substrate generated with various acquisition times. Watch now!
18th March 2015
Read two new articles published in Biophotonics about Raman spectroscopy and microscopy for Life Sciences. The articles in a two part series will examine Raman spectroscopy applications in tumor surgery, endoscopy, bacterial identification and more. The second part will cover applications in cell sorting, laser trapping and probing biology.
5th March 2015
HORIBA Scientific launches SWIFTXS module for ultra fast, high definition Raman imaging
HORIBA Scientific, global leader in Raman and optical spectroscopy systems, announces their new SWIFTXS ultra fast confocal Raman imaging module. The new module offers a x4-5 improvement in speed on even the fastest of Raman images whilst maintaining the class leading confocal performance and sensitivity.
25th January 2015
Live Webcast- Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Raman Spectroscopy Adds Chemical ID to Particle Analysis
Raman Spectroscopy Adds Chemical ID to Particle Analysis
This webinar will discuss the growing interest in combining Raman spectroscopy to image-based particle analysis techniques, in order to provide fast, non-destructive chemical identification of the particles.
22nd January 2015
Two HORIBA Scientific Workbench Articles are in the Top 10 of Spectroscopy Magazine's 14 Biggest Stories of the Year.
HORIBA Scientific, global leader in Raman spectroscopy systems, is proud to announce that two articles written by our application scientists were selected by the editors of Spectroscopy Magazine’s to be included in their list of 14 of the biggest stories in 2014.
22nd December 2014
Molecular Spectroscopy Workbench article published on 3D confocal Raman imaging
A new article written by David Tuschel (Raman Applications Manager, HORIBA Instruments Inc, USA) has been published in Spectroscopy magazine, highlighting the application of HORIBA’s 3D confocal Raman imaging capabilities for the analysis of ion-exchanged waveguides.
30th October 2014
HORIBA releases new MultiWell high throughput screening software update
A new high throughput screening MultiWell module has been released with the latest version of LabSpec 6.3. Compatible with all Raman systems running LabSpec 6.3, it can be used with a variety of well plates, micro-titre plates and spot arrays..
19th September 2014
Two new educational "How to" videos
4th September 2014
New application note explores particle characterization
A new application note discussing the use of HORIBA’s ParticleFinder system to characterize particles for quality control applications is now available for download.
8th August 2014
HORIBA releases LabSpec 6.3 software update
The new enhanced software platform for Raman data acquisition, analysis and display now includes fully integrated 3D volume display, customized reporting templates, and an additional multivariate analysis method.
16th July 2014
Raman pages updated with new content
The Raman web pages have been updated with brand new content on Raman-AFM and TERS, Raman imaging, and the latest software features including 3D volume display.
17th March 2014
Check out our latest application notes, and videos
3rd March 2014
HORIBA Scientific announces the new XploRA PLUS Raman microscope
The new market leading fully confocal Raman microscope, perfect for use in multi-sample and multi-user research environments.
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