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NUANCE: Nanoscale Characterization Experimental Center

Hyperspectral Imaging Techniques for Elemental and Molecular Applications Workshop

On Tuesday, November 1, NUANCE hosted a workshop with Middleton Spectral Vision and Bruker AXIS, entitled “Hyperspectral Imaging Techniques for Elemental and Molecular Applications.”

An interdisciplinary crowd gathered as our industry partners from Middleton Spectral Vision and Bruker AXIS presented the latest innovations in hyperspectral imaging equipment and their applications, both at the micro and macro level.

Xinqi Chen
Opening remarks by Dr. Xinqi Chen
Dr. Gabor
Dr. Gabor Kemeny, President of Middleton Spectral Vision. "Introduction to Hyperspectral Imaging for Elemental and Molecular Applications."
Mike Beauchane
Mike Beauchaine, Business Development Manager MicroXRF at Bruker AXS. "Using Micro XRF for Elemental Mapping and TXRF for Trace Elemental Analysis."
Chris Dravies
Chris Draves, Sales and Marketing Manager at Middleton Spectral Vision. "Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imaging."
Howland Jones
Dr. Howland Jones, Consultant at Hyperimage Solutions. "Importance of Hyperspectral Imaging and How to Discover the Most Information from your High Content Images."
Martina Schmeling
The closing talk of the morning was delivered by Professor Martina Schmeling of Loyola University: "Total Reflection X-ray Fluorescence and the NASA Genesis Mission."


After lunch, participants had the opportunity to attend a live demonstration of some of the instruments discussed in the workshop.

Dr. Kemeny presents Middleton Spectral Vision's SWIR (Shortwave Infrared) Chemical Imaging system.
Christ Draves presents Middleton's MacroPhor Fluorescence Imaging Scanner.
more demos
Mike Beauchaine presents Bruker's M4 Tornado Micro X-Ray Fluorescence Imaging system