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 30 Oct 2019

Malvern Panalytical Presents: Spooky Stories in Materials Analysis

It’s in the crisp coolness of the air. The leaves are changing color. Fall season is upon us. We are in the midst of autumn and the feeling of eeriness is among us as Halloween approaches. Did you know? Our…READ MORE >

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Published 19 Sep 2019

Use of NIR for Mineralogical Characterization of a Mudrock Sedimentary System

Authored by Somayeh Hosseininejad, former PhD candidate in the Department of Geoscience at the University of Calgary and 2014 ASD Students in Mining & Energy TerraSpec Instrument Program selected participant, provides a comparative look at Near-infrared (NIR), X-ray fluorescence (XRF) and…READ MORE >

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Published 22 Aug 2019

Spectralon® Care and Handling Recommendations

Authored by Don Campbell. Don is an Applications Chemist at Malvern Panalytical, supporting the ASD brand of spectroradiometers. He is focused on pre and post-sale customer support, including feasibility studies and quantitative calibration development for new industrial opportunities, spectrometer installation,…READ MORE >

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Published 16 Jul 2019

The Difference Between Spectrometers and Spectrophotometers

While all spectrophotometers incorporate a spectrometer, many other analytical instruments also incorporate spectrometers. Confused? Read on to learn the differences and to better understand the range of applications that can be addressed using analytical solutions that incorporate spectrometers.    …READ MORE >

Published 10 Jul 2019

ASD TerraSpec Halo used in Space-Based Research

Malvern Panalytical’s ASD TerraSpec® Halo mineral identifier is being used as part of today’s space race to return astronauts to the Moon, Mars, and beyond! The full-range (350-2500nm) portable spectrometer was recently selected and used in multiple research projects aimed…READ MORE >

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