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 May 2020

ASD Expert Tip: What is a remote cosine receptor and when would I use it?

Remote Cosine Receptors (RCR) are utilized for full hemispherical absolute energy measurements. This allows the spectroradiometer to directly measure the total full hemispherical irradiance being emitted by the sun or an artificial light source as well as the corresponding full…READ MORE >

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Published 21 Apr 2020

The value of mineralogical monitoring for mining and ore processing

Accurate chemical analysis has long been integral to mining, from early exploration to mine development, ore sorting, extraction, and waste management.

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Published 26 Mar 2020

Malvern Panalytical’s ASD FieldSpec spectroradiometer used to monitor drought stress of mandarin orange trees

In a paper published in the July 2014 issue of Agricultural Water Management), Panigrahi et al. found that it was possible to utilize deficit irrigation of mandarin orange groves while achieving near maximum fruit yield. A level of irrigation that…READ MORE >

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Published 26 Feb 2020

Calibrating with a White Reference for a Baseline

Authored by Michaela Kastanek. Michaela is an ASD Chemometrics Specialist on the SummitCAL Solutions Team. She holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Colorado State University. She has been with ASD for 10 years and has worked on varied research…READ MORE >

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Published 23 Jan 2020

End-to-End Precision Agriculture – A NZ Case Study Using the ASD FieldSpec 4

Introduction New Zealand, one of the largest exporters of agricultural products (such as dairy, meat and wool), relies upon its grazed pastures as a major dietary feed source for livestock. Estimating pasture quantity and quality can aid farmers with determining…READ MORE >

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