CRAIC Technologies ™ Applications Papers

CRAIC UV-visible-NIR microscopes and microspectrophotometers are used in many fields for scientific analysis, quality control and defect analysis. Below are titles of some of the applications for which CRAIC UV-visible-NIR microspectrophotometers and microscopes are used. The newest papers are in bold type.

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Geology
  • Fluorescence Microspectral Analysis of Petroleum Fluid Inclusions
  • Grading Coke and Coal Blends with a CRAIC Technologies Microscope Photometer
  • Near Infrared Absorbance Spectroscopy of Microscopic Crystals of Pyrope
  • Protocol for Measuring Vitrinite Coal Reflectance per ISO 7404 Standards
  • Technique for UV-visible-NIR Microspectral Analysis of Gemstones
  • Technique for UV-visible-NIR Microspectral Analysis of Glass Fragments
Flat Panel Displays & Semiconductors
  • Applications of Microspectroscopy to Flat Panel Display Quality Control
  • Film Thickness by NIR Transmission Microspectroscopy
  • Inspection of Bonded Wafer Device Interiors by NIR Microscopy
  • Inspection of Patterned Silicon Wafers by Backside Illumination NIR Microscopy
  • Metrology and Quality Control of OLED Display by Microscope Spectrophotometer
  • Microspectral Analysis of Powered Flat Panel Display Pixels
  • Raman Microspectroscopy of Flat Panel Display Color Masks
  • Spectroscopy of Individual Pixels on OLED Microdisplays
    • Thin Film Thickness Measurements of Microscopic Areas
  • Thin Film Thickness Measurements Using Spectrophotometry
  • Ultraviolet Microscopy of Flat Panel Display Color Mask
  • Ultraviolet Microscopy of Patterned Semiconductors
  • Ultraviolet-Visible-NIR Reflectance Microspectroscopy of Semiconductor Wafers
Pharmaceuticals
  • Analysis of Biocrystalline Materials by Absorbance Microspectroscopy
  • DNA Purity Determination by Deep UV Microspectroscopy
  • Microfluorometry of Nanocrystalline Materials
  • Protein Concentration Determination by Deep UV Microspectroscopy
  • Quantification of DNA Crystals with Ultraviolet Microspectroscopy
  • Quantification of Protein Crystals with Ultraviolet Microspectroscopy
  • Raman Microspectroscopy of Pharmaceuticals
  • Rapid Location and Identification of DNA Crystals in Solution with UV Microscopy
  • Rapid Location and Identification of Protein Crystals in Solution with UV Microscopy
  • Ultraviolet Microscopy of Protein Crystals
  • Ultraviolet Microspectroscopy of Protein Crystals
Forensics
  • Analysis of DNA with UV-visible Microspectroscopy
  • Analysis of Electrical Tapes Commonly Used on IED's with Microspectroscopy.
  • Deep UV Microspectral Characteristics of Nylon Textile Fibers
  • Deep UV Microspectral Characteristics of Textile Fibers
  • Differentiation of Two Visually Identical Samples by Microspectroscopy: Green Wool Fibers
  • Determination of Top and Bottom Ink Layers using Microspectrophotometer
  • DNA Purity Determination by Deep UV Microspectroscopy
  • Dye Analysis of Textile Fibers by Colorimetric Microspectroscopy
  • Forensic Applications of UV-Visible-NIR Microspectroscopy
  • Identification of Trace Amounts of LSD by UV-visible Microspectroscopy
  • Measurement of Spectra of Low Concentration Color Solutions using UV-Vis-NIR  Microspectrophotometer
  • Microspectral Analysis of Optical Glue as it Undergoes Curing
  • Microspectral Characteristics of Acetate Polymers Used in Textile Fibers
  • Microspectral Characteristics of Nylon Polymers
  • Microspectroscopy of Dyed Human Hair
  • NIR Microspectroscopy of Dyed Textile Fibers
  • NIR Microspectroscopy of Automotive Paint Fragments
  • Technique for UV-visible-NIR Microspectral Analysis of Glass Fragments
  • Techniques for Sectioning Paint for UV-visible Microspectroscopy
  • Ultraviolet Microscopy of Currency
  • Ultraviolet Microscopy of Automotive Clearcoat Paint
  • Ultraviolet Microspectral Characteristics of DNA Bases
  • Ultraviolet Microspectral Characteristics of Polymers in Textile Fibers
  • Ultraviolet-Visible-NIR Microspectra of Automotive Paint Clearcoats and Pigments
  • Ultraviolet-Visible-NIR Microspectroscopy of Paint Layers
  • Ultraviolet-Visible-NIR Microspectroscopy of Textile Fibers
  • UV-Visible Microspectra of Paint Clearcoats and Pigments
  • UV-Visible Polarization Microspectroscopy of Textile Fibers
Industrial
  • Analysis of Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensors with CRAIC Technologies Microspectrometers
  • Applications of Microspectroscopy to Flat Panel Display Quality Control
  • Deep UV Microspectral Characteristics of Nylon Textile Fibers
  • Deep UV Microspectral Characteristics of Textile Fibers
  • Detection of the Thermal Maturity of Petroleum Source Rocks by Microphotometry
  • Differentiation of Two Visually Identical Samples by Microspectroscopy: Green Wool Fibers
  • Dye Analysis of Textile Fibers by Colorimetric Microspectroscopy
  • Film Thickness by NIR Transmission Microspectroscopy
  • Fluorescence Microspectroscopy with the 308 PV™ Spectrophotometer for Microscopes
  • Inspection of Bonded Wafer Device Interiors by NIR Microscopy
  • Inspection of Patterned Silicon Wafers by Backside Illumination NIR Microscopy
  • Microspectral Analysis of Gold Nanorods
  • Microspectral Characteristics of Acetate Polymers Used in Textile Fibers
  • Microspectral Characteristics of Nylon Polymers
  • Microspectral Analysis of Powered Flat Panel Display Pixels
  • NIR Microspectroscopy of Dyed Textile Fibers
  • NIR Microspectroscopy of Automotive Paint Fragments
  • Quantification of DNA Crystals with Ultraviolet Microspectroscopy
  • Quantification of Protein Crystals with Ultraviolet Microspectroscopy
  • Rapid Location and Identification of DNA Crystals in Solution with UV Microscopy
  • Rapid Location and Identification of Protein Crystals in Solution with UV Microscopy
  • Thin Film Thickness Measurements of Microscopic Areas
  • Thin Film Thickness Measurements Using Spectrophotometry
  • Ultraviolet Microscopy of Automotive Clearcoat Paint
  • Ultraviolet Microscopy of Flat Panel Display Color Mask
  • Ultraviolet Microscopy of Protein Crystals
  • Ultraviolet Microspectral Characteristics of Polymers in Textile Fibers
  • Ultraviolet Microspectroscopy of Protein Crystals
  • Ultraviolet-Visible-NIR Microspectroscopy of Textile Fibers
  • Ultraviolet-Visible-NIR Microspectroscopy of Paint Layers
  • Ultraviolet-Visible-NIR Microspectra of Automotive Paint Clearcoats and Pigments
  • Ultraviolet-Visible-NIR Reflectance Microspectroscopy of Semiconductor Wafers
  • UV-visible Microscopy and Microspectroscopy of Carbon Nanotubes
  • UV-Visible Microspectra of Paint Clearcoats and Pigments
  • UV-Visible Polarization Microspectroscopy of Textile Fibers
Biology & Chemistry
  • Analysis of Biocrystalline Materials by Absorbance Microspectroscopy
  • Analysis of DNA with UV-visible Microspectroscopy
  • Analysis of Individual Barbules of Bird Feathers by UV-Visible Microspectroscopy
  • Analysis of Red Blood Cells by Ultraviolet Microscopy and Microspectroscopy
  • Detection of Organic Contaminants by Ultraviolet Microscopy and Microspectroscopy
  • DNA Purity Determination by Deep UV Microspectroscopy
  • Measurement of Spectra of Low Concentration Color Solutions using UV-Vis-NIR  Microspectrophotometer
  • Microfluorometry of Nanocrystalline Materials
  • Microspectroscopy of Dyed Human Hair
  • Microspectroscopy of Quantum Dots
  • Near Infrared Fluorescence Microscopy: Imaging of Nanoparticles in Cancer Tissue 
  • NIR Microspectroscopy of Water
  • Protein Concentration Determination by Deep UV Microspectroscopy
  • Quantification of DNA Crystals with Ultraviolet Microspectroscopy
  • Quantification of Protein Crystals with Ultraviolet Microspectroscopy
  • Raman Microspectroscopy of Pharmaceuticals
  • Rapid Location and Identification of DNA Crystals in Solution with UV Microscopy
  • Rapid Location and Identification of Protein Crystals in Solution with UV Microscopy
  • Ultraviolet Microscopy of Automotive Clearcoat Paint
  • Ultraviolet Microscopy of Protein Crystals
  • Ultraviolet Microspectral Characteristics of DNA Bases
  • Ultraviolet Microspectroscopy of Protein Crystals
  • UV-visible Microscopy and Microspectroscopy of Carbon Nanotubes
Inks, Papers, Documents
  • Applications of UV-Visible-NIR Microspectroscopy to Questioned Document Examination
  • Determination of Top and Bottom Ink Layers using Microspectrophotometer
  • Examination of Gel Pen Inks by Microspectrometry
  • Fluorescence Microspectral Analysis of Water Based Inks
  • Measurement of Spectra of Low Concentration Color Solutions using UV-Vis-NIR  Microspectrophotometer
  • NIR Microspectroscopy of Blue Inks
  • NIR Microspectroscopy of Ink
  • Reflectance Microspectral Analysis of Inks on Currency: Peoples Republic of China Yuan
  • Reflectance Microspectral Analysis of Inks on Currency: Canadian Dollar
  • Reflectance Microspectral Analysis of Inks on Currency: Australian Dollar
  • Reflectance Microspectral Analysis of Inks on Currency: Euro
  • Reflectance Microspectral Analysis of Inks on Currency: English Pound
  • Reflectance Microspectral Analysis of Inks on Currency: South Korean Won
  • Ultraviolet Microscopy of Currency
  • UV-Visible-NIR Microspectral Characteristics of Black Gel Ink
  • UV-Visible-NIR Microspectral Characteristics of Blue Gel Ink
  • UV-Visible-NIR Microspectral Characteristics of Red Gel Ink
Technical
  • How Microspectrophotometers Work
  • Advantages of Cooling Microspectrometer CCDs.
  • Advantages of Schwartzchild Optics Over Quartz Objectives
  • Calibration of Microspectrophotometer for Fluorescence Intensity Measurements
  • Calculations Involved for Absolute Reflectance Microspectroscopy
  • Understanding Color and Microspectra
  • Comparing CCD and PDA Detectors: Why the CCD is Superior
  • Derivative Microspectroscopy
  • Differentiation of Two Visually Identical Samples by Microspectroscopy: Green Wool Fibers
  • Identification of Trace Amounts of LSD by UV-visible Microspectroscopy
  • Protocol for Measuring Vitrinite Coal Reflectance per ISO 7404 Standards
  • Sample Preparation Requirements for Microspectroscopy
  • Spectral Response of Optical Components Used for Fluorescence Microspectroscopy
  • Spectroscopic Discrimination of Metameric Samples
  • Technique for UV-visible-NIR Microspectral Analysis of Gemstones
  • Technique for UV-visible-NIR Microspectral Analysis of Glass Fragments
  • UV-Visible Polarization Microspectroscopy
  • Visible Spectra and Color Perception in Microspectroscopy
  • UV-Visible Polarization Microspectroscopy
  • Why Cool a CCD Detector?