Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR)


Near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIR) is a highly flexible form of analysis, which can be applied to a broad range of research and industrial process applications.

Near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIR) is a highly flexible form of analysis, which can be applied to a broad range of research and industrial process applications. Long a staple technology in remote sensing, NIR reflectance spectroscopy has become popular within industrial markets as a cost-effective tool for measuring materials to optimize processes and manage costs.

Published 6 Dec 2018

How to determine moisture and protein composition characteristics in Barley

Near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy is and has been a trusted analytical method in agronomy for years. Many grain quality indicators are routinely measured or researched using NIR. NIR is a highly cost effective testing process, offering an alternative to ongoing expensive,…READ MORE >

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Published 4 Dec 2018

Chemical analysis of water-related minerals in volcanic landscapes

Malvern Panalytical participated in a field experiment PANGAEA-X 2017 organized by ESA for the chemical analysis of water-related minerals in volcanic landscapes. For this exercise, Lanzarote was selected, the island of 1000 volcanoes. Two transportable analytical devices from Malvern Panalytical,…READ MORE >

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Published 29 Nov 2018

The 11th Ore and Mineral Analysis (OMA) User Day: A Huge Success!

Addressing challenges in mining laboratories Malvern Panalytical’s expertise center in sample preparation in Québec City held the 11th OMA user day on November 7. The main theme of the event was: Addressing challenges in mining laboratories. What happened? Twenty-four people…READ MORE >

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Published 20 Nov 2018

Minerals of the World, Unite!

This is a re-post of a blog authored by Dr. Nadjejda Vicente, Writer & Content Producer for Human and Robotic Exploration, HE Space for ESA – European Space Agency, ESA Communication Department  Handy equipment for spacewalk simulations. Credits: ESA–R. Shone Imagine…READ MORE >

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Published 8 Nov 2018

Rapid analyses of dry matter content and carotenoids in fresh cassava roots…

… using an ASD Vis/NIRS spectrometer Cassava is a main staple for over 800 million people around the world. Ugochukwu Ikeogu with Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, conducts research on high throughput phenotyping and genomics-assisted breeding for quality…READ MORE >

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