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Fluorescence process spectroscopy: complete information

The technique of fluorescence spectroscopy is considered to be an analytical one that pays attention to the fluorescence properties of the sample and allows carrying out quantitative measurements of drugs, metabolites, and other chemical products. Thus, the fluorescence used by fluorescence process spectroscopy helps to analyze samples, to be more precise,  the fluorophore assimilates light...

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Raman spectroscopy for graphene materials

Raman spectroscopy technique is a universal tool to detect and characterize the chemical and physical properties of graphene-based materials. Raman spectroscopy allows getting the information about graphene structures with the aim of fundamental research and for practical device fabrication.  Thus, it is possible to see the first- and second-order modes in intrinsic graphene as well...

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Tiny fiber optic probes detect damages in lungs

Researchers developed novel optical fiber probe that is thinner than a human hair, however, the fiber optic system includes 19 fiber sensors that allow measuring changes in pH and oxygen in the lungs. Thus, the flexible fiber optic probes ensure rapid and precise measurements that are ideal for the process of deep body sensing to...

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Fiber optic IR imaging makes medical diagnostics faster

A group of researchers from Denmark is developing a new fiber optic imaging system that applies frequency conversion to shift an entire mid-infrared process imaging into the near-infrared wavelength range while saving the spatial data information. The fiber IR imaging is considered to find the potential application in searching of the chemical-specific signatures of cancer...

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Fiber optic sensors for strain monitoring in real-time

Today the problem of the efficiency and safety improvement in different fields of optical fiber application, for example,  in aerospace, civil engineering, transportation, oil and gas, renewable energy, and medicine. Thus, the researchers from NASA’s research center demonstrate a new lightweight, reliable fiber optic sensing system that is considered to be the main advancement in...

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Imaging process spectroscopy for remote sensing

A group of researchers from Rice University develops a compact, optical fiber-based imaging process spectroscopy device that allows making remote sensing. The process spectrometer, called the Tunable Light-Guide Image Processing Snapshot Spectrometer (TuLIPSS), offers high spatial resolution and big amount of spectral data that can be transmitted to a detector immediately. Moreover, the process spectroscopy...

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Short information about Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy

Diffuse reflectance infrared Fourier transform spectroscopy or DRIFTS is a technology that allows collecting and analyzing scattered IR energy. This process spectroscopy is highly applied for the measurement of fine and powder particles, nevertheless, it can be used for rough surface measurement as well. One of the advantages of diffuse reflectance spectroscopy is its simplicity...

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Minimally invasive bioimaging by fiber optic bundles

Usually, the application of fiber bundles in microendoscopy is limited to the process of 2D imaging. The main reason is the problem of tunable focusing on fiber-optics because of size restrictions. Nevertheless, now it is possible to pass the limit, thus, a traditional fiber bundle allows extracting the information from the optical data, opening up...

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Space application of optical fibers

Optical fiber is a universal material that can be used in numerous fields of application, for example, in medicine, data transmission, laser systems, biotechnology, etc.  Nowadays a group of researchers offers their new high-performance optical fiber that can be employed on board International Space Station. The fact is recently the members of the International Space station...