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Spectrum analysis, spectrochemistry, mass spectrometry

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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Volume 46

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Volume 46

Author: Robert (Imperial College London, UK) Law Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/12/2019

Applications of nuclear magnetic resonance span a wide range of scientific disciplines, from physics to medicine. For those wanting to become acquainted with NMR or seasoned practitioners, this is a valuable source of current methods and applications. Chapter coverage includes large-scale solid state NMR simulations, solid state NMR glasses, cements and apatites, applications of NMR in complex mixtures analysis and other recent developments using NMR in industry. With such rapid growth as both a technique and in its applications, this volume provides a distillation of this spectroscopic method that will be an invaluable addition to the literature.

Lipidomics Current and Emerging Techniques

Lipidomics Current and Emerging Techniques

Author: William (Swansea University, UK) Griffiths Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/12/2019

Lipidomics is one of the emerging `omics' techniques with growing importance in bioscience. Discussing interesting standard and non-standard techniques relevant to the measurement and analysis of lipids by mass spectrometry, this book will provide a guide to the possibilities of the techniques. It will introduce the reader to exciting new methods that allow isomer differentiation, improve sensitivity, allow spatial location and go beyond annotation of simply matching a mass to a database entry. The book is written and edited by the some of the world leaders in the field of lipid mass spectrometry and will have international appeal in industry and academia for analytical chemists, biochemists and biotechnologists. Furthermore, it will provide a useful resource for anyone interested in lipid structure characterization particularly for graduates and postgraduates who require a starting point for their projects.

Sample Introduction Systems in ICPMS and ICPOES

Sample Introduction Systems in ICPMS and ICPOES

Sample Introduction Systems in ICPMS and ICPOES provides an in-depth analysis of sample introduction strategies, including flow injection analysis and less common techniques, such as arc/spark ablation and direct sample insertion. The book critically evaluates what has been accomplished so far, along with what can be done to extend the capabilities of the technique for analyses of any type of sample, such as aqueous, gaseous or solid. The latest progress made in fields, such as FIA, ETV, LC-ICP-MS and CE-ICP-MS is included and critically discussed. The book addresses problems related to the optimization of the system, peak dispersion and calibration and automatization.

Mass Spectrometry in Biopharmaceutical and Emerging Drug Modalities

Mass Spectrometry in Biopharmaceutical and Emerging Drug Modalities

Author: Mark S (Bristol-Myers Squibb, USA) Bolgar Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/11/2019

Over the past ten years the pharmaceutical industry has investigated the development of drugs from biological molecules, e.g. proteins, which, due to their complexity, has been enabled by the very rapid advances in mass spectrometry (MS) and experimental approaches. This book provides a review of the state of the art for the in-depth characterization of these complex treatment modalities. Coverage focuses on the use of mass spectrometry for the assessment of alternative modes of drug efficacy and their quality alongside the inclusion of information on the use of MS in the development of protein biosimilars. Providing a unique and up to date addition to the literature in this area, this book is aimed at researchers, both new and established, looking into the applications of MS in the pharmaceutical industry.

Mass Spectrometry Data Analysis in Proteomics

Mass Spectrometry Data Analysis in Proteomics

Author: Rune, PhD Matthiesen Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

The aim of this new edition is to provide detailed information on each topic and present novel ideas and views that can influence future developments in mass spectrometry-based proteomics. In contrast to the previous editions, this third edition aims to provide the most relevant computational methods, focusing on computational concepts. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and cutting-edge, Mass Spectrometry Data Analysis in Proteomics, Third Edition to ensure successful results in the further study of this vital field.

Label-Free Super-Resolution Microscopy

Label-Free Super-Resolution Microscopy

Author: Vasily Astratov Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2019

This book presents the advances in super-resolution microscopy in physics and biomedical optics for nanoscale imaging. In the last decade, super-resolved fluorescence imaging has opened new horizons in improving the resolution of optical microscopes far beyond the classical diffraction limit, leading to the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2014. This book represents the first comprehensive review of a different type of super-resolved microscopy, which does not rely on using fluorescent markers. Such label-free super-resolution microscopy enables potentially even broader applications in life sciences and nanoscale imaging, but is much more challenging and it is based on different physical concepts and approaches. A unique feature of this book is that it combines insights into mechanisms of label-free super-resolution with a vast range of applications from fast imaging of living cells to inorganic nanostructures. This book can be used by researchers in biological and medical physics. Due to its logically organizational structure, it can be also used as a teaching tool in graduate and upper-division undergraduate-level courses devoted to super-resolved microscopy, nanoscale imaging, microscopy instrumentation, and biomedical imaging.

Chemical Analysis and Material Characterization by Spectrophotometry

Chemical Analysis and Material Characterization by Spectrophotometry

Chemical Analysis and Material Characterization by Spectrophotometry integrates and presents the latest known information and examples from the most up-to-date literature on the use of this method for chemical analysis or materials characterization. Accessible to various levels of expertise, everyone from students, to practicing analytical and industrial chemists, the book covers both the fundamentals of spectrophotometry and instrumental procedures for quantitative analysis with spectrophotometric techniques. It contains a wealth of examples and focuses on the latest research, such as the investigation of optical properties of nanomaterials and thin solid films.

Molecular Spectroscopy and Quantum Dynamics

Molecular Spectroscopy and Quantum Dynamics

Molecular Spectroscopy and Quantum Dynamics, an exciting new work edited by Professors Martin Quack and Roberto Marquardt, contains comprehensive information on the current state-of-the-art experimental and theoretical methods and techniques used to unravel ultra-fast phenomena in atoms, molecules and condensed matter, along with future perspectives on the field.

Superresolution Optical Microscopy The Quest for Enhanced Resolution and Contrast

Superresolution Optical Microscopy The Quest for Enhanced Resolution and Contrast

Author: Barry R. Masters Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/10/2019

This book presents a comprehensive and coherent summary of techniques for enhancing the resolution and image contrast provided by far-field optical microscopes. It takes a critical look at the body of knowledge that comprises optical microscopy, compares and contrasts the various instruments, provides a clear discussion of the physical principles that underpin these techniques, and describes advances in science and medicine for which superresolution microscopes are required and are making major contributions. The text fills significant gaps that exist in other works on superresolution imaging, firstly by placing a new emphasis on the specimen, a critical component of the microscope setup, giving equal importance to the enhancement of both resolution and contrast. Secondly, it covers several topics not typically discussed in depth, such as Bessel and Airy beams, the physics of the spiral phase plate, vortex beams and singular optics, photoactivated localization microscopy (PALM), stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy (STORM), structured illumination microscopy (SIM), and light-sheet fluorescence microscopy (LSFM). Several variants of these techniques are critically discussed. Noise, optical aberrations, specimen damage, and artifacts in microscopy are also covered. The importance of validation of superresolution images with electron microscopy is stressed. Additionally, the book includes translations and discussion of seminal papers by Abbe and Helmholtz that proved to be pedagogically relevant as well as historically significant. This book is written for students, researchers, and engineers in the life sciences, medicine, biological engineering, and materials science who plan to work with or already are working with superresolution light microscopes. The volume can serve as a reference for these areas while a selected set of individual chapters can be used as a textbook for a one-semester undergraduate or first-year graduate course on superresolution microscopy. Moreover, the text provides a captivating account of curiosity, skepticism, risk-taking, innovation, and creativity in science and technology. Good scientific practice is emphasized throughout, and the author's lecture slides on responsible conduct of research are included as an online resource which will be of interest to students, course instructors, and scientists alike.

Coherent Multidimensional Spectroscopy

Coherent Multidimensional Spectroscopy

Author: Minhaeng Cho Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/09/2019

This book will fulfill the needs of time-domain spectroscopists who wish to deepen their understanding of both the theoretical and experimental features of this cutting-edge spectroscopy technique. Coherent Multidimensional Spectroscopy (CMDS) is a state-of-the-art technique with applications in a variety of subjects like chemistry, molecular physics, biochemistry, biophysics, and material science. Due to dramatic advancements of ultrafast laser technologies, diverse multidimensional spectroscopic methods utilizing combinations of THz, IR, visible, UV, and X-ray radiation sources have been developed and used to study real time dynamics of small molecules in solutions, proteins and nucleic acids in condensed phases and membranes, single and multiple excitons in functional materials like semiconductors, quantum dots, and solar cells, photo-excited states in light-harvesting complexes, ions in battery electrolytes, electronic and conformational changes in charge or proton transfer systems, and excess electrons and protons in water and biological systems.

Hyperspectral Imaging

Hyperspectral Imaging

Author: Jose Manuel (Department of Food Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark) Amigo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2019

Hyperspectral Imaging, Volume 32, presents a comprehensive exploration of the different analytical methodologies applied on hyperspectral imaging and a state-of-the-art analysis of applications in different scientific and industrial areas. This book presents, for the first time, a comprehensive collection of the main multivariate algorithms used for hyperspectral image analysis in different fields of application. The benefits, drawbacks and suitability of each are fully discussed, along with examples of their application. Users will find state-of-the art information on the machinery for hyperspectral image acquisition, along with a critical assessment of the usage of hyperspectral imaging in diverse scientific fields.

Electrical Atomic Force Microscopy for Nanoelectronics

Electrical Atomic Force Microscopy for Nanoelectronics

Author: Umberto Celano Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/09/2019

The tremendous impact of electronic devices on our lives is the result of continuous improvements of the billions of nanoelectronic components inside integrated circuits (ICs). However, ultra-scaled semiconductor devices require nanometer control of the many parameters essential for their fabrication. Through the years, this created a strong alliance between microscopy techniques and IC manufacturing. This book reviews the latest progress in IC devices, with emphasis on the impact of electrical atomic force microscopy (AFM) techniques for their development. The operation principles of many techniques are introduced, and the associated metrology challenges described. Blending the expertise of industrial specialists and academic researchers, the chapters are dedicated to various AFM methods and their impact on the development of emerging nanoelectronic devices. The goal is to introduce the major electrical AFM methods, following the journey that has seen our lives changed by the advent of ubiquitous nanoelectronics devices, and has extended our capability to sense matter on a scale previously inaccessible.