ASD, Ground truthing, Image Analysis, Meet the Experts, Near-InfraRed spectroscopy (NIR), Remote sensing »

[30 Nov 2017 | ]
The ASD FieldSpec 4 Hi-Res NG spectroradiometer

The ASD FieldSpec 4 Hi-Res NG provides enhanced spectral resolution to support accurate calibration and image classification analysis.
Higher resolution hyperspectral sensors yield greater precision for remote sensing classification applications, producing more information from every pixel generated in an image than ever before. In order to take advantage of the full potential of these sensors, measurements from ground-based instrumentation need to meet or exceed the sensor’s spectral resolution. In the absence of this resolution equality, data are interpolated during post-processing; as a result, vital spectral information can be smoothed and lost.
The enhanced spectral resolution …

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Inside Malvern Panalytical »

[28 Nov 2017 | ]
Charity – Operation Christmas Child Shoebox

The season of giving has already started at the Malvern Panalytical US offices. On Friday, November 10th, the Westborough, Massachusetts office participated in the Operation Christmas Child shoebox fundraiser by hosting a packing party to benefit children in need this holiday season.

Operation Christmas Child asks individuals to pack a shoebox full of small gifts for children, ranging in ages from 2 to 14, for less than $15. These boxes are collected during the third week of November and then mailed to children in more than 100 countries worldwide in hopes …

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Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, Nanosight, Particle concentration, Tech Talk »

[23 Nov 2017 | ]
Lessons learned from NTA interlaboratory comparison

Results of a multi-round interlaboratory comparison (ILC) of NanoSight instruments were recently published1, setting a benchmark for repeatability and reproducibility for the Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) technique. The limits of measurement were shown to extend beyond the 30 nm –600 nm range (with all NanoSight models), with percentage coefficients of variation (% CV), calculated as sub 5% for monodisperse samples. The process further highlighted how much variability or error might be introduced if inappropriate instrument settings or analytical procedures are used.
As a relatively new technique, there remained questions about the …

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Epsilon, Meet the Experts, X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) »

[21 Nov 2017 | ]
Optimise time in the field with your mobile lab – learn how!

Whether it is for mineral exploration or mining waste analysis, there is a time lapse between bringing samples back to the laboratory, analysis and making decisions in the field.
Increasingly, governments are focusing on protecting the environment. Companies can be charged with hefty environmental fines. Minimise your company’s risk through quick analysis of undesirable environmental waste elements.
Imagine if you could have the flexibility to react quickly by analyzing samples while traveling between mine sites. Here’s a tip on how to set up a mobile lab in your car with the Epsilon …

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