Stop the fakes - A new era of anti-counterfeiting

Over 10% of all pharmaceuticals in the global supply chain are counterfeit and counterfeit medicines cause over €200 billion in compounded losses per year, worldwide. Counterfeit pharmaceuticals have a negative impact on the economy and pose a serious threat to human health. Counterfeit drugs death toll kills 1 million people each year and for...

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Further proof on the applicability of the NIRONE Sensors in hydrocarbon gas measurements

A recently published report by Sweelssen et al. yields further evidence on the applicability of NIRONE Sensors in hydrocarbon gas measurements. The tunable filter infrared spectrometry i.e. NIRONE Sensors in accordance with newly developed capacitive sensor array to measure methane number. The methane number is a measure for the LNG quality or...

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The study demonstrates the applicability of the NIRONE sensors to predict quality parameters in the food industry

A recent study by Esquerre et al. investigated the potential of MEMS-based NIR spectrometer applicability along with Vis/NIR and HSI systems in predicting moisture content, antioxidant capacity and total phenolic content in treated ground peppercorns.Pepper is a widely used spice and has a significant economic impact on both cultivations as well...

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The New Technologies Shaping Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

An article by Robert V. Chimenti originally published in Photonics Spectral (Feb 2020) discusses how the near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy has emerged from a laboratory data collection method to a real-time sensor data gathering method in the field.

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The Key Enabling Technology for Smarter Processes: Compact, Rugged and Cost-Efficient NIR Spectroscopy Sensing Solutions

The Austrian Research Center for Non-Destructive Testing (RECENDT) is solving challenges of the modern industry by developing next-generation spectroscopic measurement solutions using NIRONE sensors.

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NIRONE Sensors and data fusion strategies to combine sensor and multivariate model outputs for multivariate statistical process control

A recent study by Rodrigo R. de Oliveira et al. applied NIRONE sensors in two out of three PAT processes described in the paper for Fluidized bed drying of pharmaceutical granules as well as Polyester production process (paper submitted).  

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NIRONE Sensors in process analytics and control (PAT) in pharmaceutical manufacturing

A recent study by Claudio Avila et al. applied Spectral Engines NIRONE sensors in a process analytics and control study. The sensors were used to evaluate the accuracy, robustness, and reliability of the spectral response obtained from the NIRONE Micro Electro Mechanical System Fabry-Perot Interferometer (MEMSFPI) sensor by monitoring the moisture...

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NIRONE Sensors in hydrocarbon gas measurements

A recent study by Sweelssen et al. in which Spectral Engines NIRONE S Sensor was used in accordance of development of capacitive gas sensor array to measure LNG (Liquefied natural gas)The sensitivity and selectivity of the new sensor was compared to a compact analyzer employing tunable filter infrared spectrometry i.e. Spectral Engine’s NIRONE...

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NIRONE sensors show promising results on detection on food allergen identification

A recent study by Rady et al. at Nottingham University conducted a study in which Spectral Engines NIRONE S sensor was used with machine learning models to identify different powdered food samples from the food and drink sector, including flours, spices and other materials which naturally contain allergens such as gluten. 

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Study demonstrates the potential of using NIRONE Sensors for measuring the milk fat and protein content

Near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy has shown promise as an on-farm tool for fat and protein content determination of raw milk. However, milk analysis in the field requires affordable and small NIR sensors. The study by Uusitalo et al. “Comparison of milk analysis performance between NIR laboratory analyzer and miniaturized NIR MEMS sensors”...

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