Spectroscopy and Chemometrics News Weekly #24, 2020

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Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)

“Fiber Content Determination of Linen/Viscose Blends Using NIR Spectroscopy” LINK

“Characterization of a high power time-domain NIRS device: towards faster and deeper investigation of biological tissues” LINK

“… chamosite from an hydrothermalized oolitic ironstone (Saint-Aubin-des-Châteaux, Armorican Massif, France): crystal chemistry, Vis-NIR spectroscopy (red variety) and …” LINK

“Study on evolution methods for the optimization of machine learning models based on FT-NIR spectroscopy” LINK

“Vibrational coupling to hydration shell – Mechanism to performance enhancement of qualitative analysis in NIR spectroscopy of carbohydrates in aqueous environment.” LINK


For food analysts, how to choose between a ‘classic’ method and a ‘modern’ technique such as FT-NIR or RMN? Our recently available paper tries to answer that question based on error evaluation: LINK

“FT-NIR combined with chemometrics versus classic chemical methods as accredited analytical support for decision-making: application to chemical compositional compliance of feedingstuffs” LINK

Infrared Spectroscopy (IR) and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR)

“Functional Classification of Feed Items in Pampa Grassland, Based on Their Near-Infrared Spectrum” LINK

“A Rapid and Nondestructive Approach for the Classification of Different-Age Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium Using Portable Near Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

“Near-infrared spectroscopy as a new method for post-harvest monitoring of white truffles” LINK

“Rapid Prediction of Apparent Amylose, Total Starch, and Crude Protein by Near‐Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy for Foxtail Millet (Setaria italica)” LINK

“New Induced Mutation Genetic Algorithm for Spectral Variables Selection in Near Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

“Quantification of Plant Root Species Composition in Peatlands Using FTIR Spectroscopy” LINK

“Functional classification of feed items in pampa grassland, based on their near-infrared spectrum” LINK

“A feasibility of nondestructive rapid detection of total volatile basic nitrogen content in frozen pork based on portable near-infrared spectroscopy” LINK

” Machine Learning Classification of Articular Cartilage Integrity Using Near Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

“Has the time come to use near-infrared spectroscopy in your science classroom?” LINK

“Feasibility of using near-infrared measurements to detect changes in water quality” LINK

“A novel CC-tSNE-SVR model for rapid determination of diesel fuel quality by near infrared spectroscopy” LINK

“Optimizing analysis of coal property using laser-induced breakdown and near-infrared reflectance spectroscopies” LINK

“Probing Active Sites and Reaction Intermediates of Electrocatalysis Through Confocal Near-Infrared Photoluminescence Spectroscopy: A Perspective.” LINK

“Determination of in situ ruminal degradation of phytate phosphorus from single and compound feeds in dairy cows using chemical analysis and near-infrared spectroscopy” LINK

“Non-destructive assessment of moisture content and modulus of rupture of sawn timber Hevea wood using near infrared spectroscopy technique” LINK

“Accurate prediction of glucose concentration and identification of major contributing features from hardly distinguishable near-infrared spectroscopy” LINK

” Multiblock PLS-DA on fecal and plasma visible-near-infrared spectra for discriminating young bulls according to their efficiency. Preliminary results” LINK

“Examining the Utility of Visible Near-Infrared and Optical Remote Sensing for the Early Detection of Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death” LINK

“Developing deep learning based regression approaches for determination of chemical compositions in dry black goji berries (Lycium ruthenicum Murr.) using near-infrared hyperspectral …” LINK


Raman Spectroscopy

“Differentiating cancer cells using Raman spectroscopy (Conference Presentation)” LINK

“Applied Sciences, Vol. 10, Pages 3545: Raman Spectral Analysis for Quality Determination of Grignard Reagent” LINK

“Surfaceenhanced Raman spectroscopy for onsite analysis: A review of recent developments” LINK

Hyperspectral Imaging (HSI)

“Estimating leaf mercury content in Phragmites australis based on leaf hyperspectral reflectance” LINK

“A hyperspectral microscope based on a birefringent ultrastable common-path interferometer (Conference Presentation)” LINK

“Hyperspectral imaging of beet seed germination prediction” LINK

“Hyperspectral imaging for discrimination of Keemun black tea quality categories: Multivariate calibration analysis and data fusion” LINK

“Potential of deep learning and snapshot hyperspectral imaging for classification of species in meat” LINK

“Performance of Fluorescence and Diffuse Reflectance Hyperspectral Imaging for Characterization of Lutefisk: A Traditional Norwegian Fish Dish” LINK

Spectral Imaging

“Identify the ripening stage of avocado by multispectral camera using semi-supervised learning on small dataset” LINK

“Multispectral imaging for predicting the water status in mushroom during hotair dehydration” LINK

Chemometrics and Machine Learning

“Sample selection, calibration and validation of models developed from a large dataset of near infrared spectra of tree leaves” Eucalyptus forage quality LINK

“Determination of Loline Alkaloids and Mycelial Biomass in Endophyte-Infected Schedonorus Pratensis by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and Chemometrics” LINK

“Detection and Assessment of Nitrogen Effect on Cold Tolerance for Tea by Hyperspectral Reflectance with PLSR, PCR, and LM Models” LINK

“Application of vibrationnal spectroscopy and chemometrics to access the quality of Locally produced antimalarial medicines in the Democratic Republic of Congo.” LINK

“Predicting total petroleum hydrocarbons in field soils with VisNIR models developed on laboratoryconstructed samples” LINK

“National spectral data and learning algorithms for potentially toxic elements modelling in forest soil horizons” LINK

“Rapid determination of the textural properties of silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) using near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy and chemometrics” LINK

“Vibrational spectroscopy and chemometrics for quantifying key bioactive components of various plum cultivars grown in New Zealand” LINK

Equipment for Spectroscopy

“NearInfrared Multipurpose LanthanideImaging Nanoprobes” LINK

Process Control and NIR Sensors

“Non-invasive measurement of quality attributes of processed pomegranate products” LINK

Environment NIR-Spectroscopy Application

“Spectral Feature Selection Optimization for Water Quality Estimation.” LINK

“Remote Sensing, Vol. 12, Pages 931: Optical Water Type Guided Approach to Estimate Optical Water Quality Parameters” LINK

“Estimation of total nitrogen and organic carbon contents in mine soils with NIR reflectance spectroscopy and various chemometric methods” LINK

Agriculture NIR-Spectroscopy Usage

“Development of a compact multimodal imaging system for rapid characterisation of intrinsic optical properties of freshly excised tissue (Conference Presentation)” LINK

“Agriculture, Vol. 10, Pages 181: Grafting and ShadingThe Influence on Postharvest Tomato Quality” LINK

“Remote Sensing, Vol. 12, Pages 940: Editorial for the Special Issue Estimation of Crop Phenotyping Traits using Unmanned Ground Vehicle and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Imagery”” LINK

“Predicting grain protein content of field-grown winter wheat with satellite images and partial least square algorithm.” LINK

“The development of models to predict the nutritional value of feedstuffs and feed mixture using NIRS” LINK

“Permafrost soil complexity evaluated by laboratory imaging Vis‐NIR spectroscopy” LINK

Horticulture NIR-Spectroscopy Applications

“Recent advances in imaging techniques for bruise detection in fruits and vegetables” LINK

Forestry and Wood Industry NIR Usage

“Nutritional characterization of trees from the Amazonian piedmont, Putumayo department, Colombia” LINK

Food & Feed Industry NIR Usage

“Approaches, applications, and future directions for hyperspectral vegetation studies: An emphasis on yieldlimiting factors in wheat” LINK

“Beef Nutritional Quality Testing and Food Packaging” LINK

Laboratory and NIR-Spectroscopy

“UV Irradiation and Near Infrared Characterization of Laboratory Mars Soil Analog Samples: the case of Phthalic Acid, Adenosine 5′-Monophosphate, L-Glutamic Acid …” molecular biosignatures; spectroscopy; lifedetection LINK



“Effect of substrate temperature on the microstructural and optical properties of RF sputtered grown ZnO thin films” LINK

Using near-infrared light to 3-D print an ear inside the body LINK

“Eco-friendly dye sensitized solar cell using natural dye with solid polymer electrolyte as hole transport material” solarcell LINK

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Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)

“Potential of Vis-NIR spectroscopy for detection of chilling injury in kiwifruit” LINK

“The application of NIR spectroscopy in moisture determining of vegetable seeds” LINK

“Detection and quantification of active pharmaceutical ingredients as adulterants in Garcinia cambogia slimming preparations using NIR spectroscopy combined with …” LINK

“Vibrational coupling to hydration shell–Mechanism to performance enhancement of qualitative analysis in NIR spectroscopy of carbohydrates in aqueous environment” LINK

“Determination of metmyoglobin in cooked tan mutton using Vis/NIR hyperspectral imaging system” LINK

“The past, present, and prospective on UV-VIS-NIR skin photonics and spectroscopy-a wavelength guide.” LINK

“Differentiation of South African Game Meat Using Near-Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy and Hierarchical Modelling” LINK

“Study on Detection Methods for Frying Times of Soybean Oil Based on NIRS” LINK

“Non-destructive Detection the Content of Acid Detergent Fiber in Corn Stalk Using NIRS” LINK

“Changes in chemical components with NIR spectroscopy and durability of samama wood treated with boron, methyl methacrylate and heat treatment” LINK

“Principle Component Analysis (PCA)-Classification of Arabica green bean coffee of North Sumatera Using FT–NIRS” LINK

Infrared Spectroscopy (IR) and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR)

“Near-infrared wavelength-selection method based on joint mutual information and weighted bootstrap sampling” LINK

“Rapid and simultaneous analysis of direct and indirect bilirubin indicators in serum through reagent-free visible-near-infrared spectroscopy combined with …” LINK

“Fast Detection Method of Antarctic Krill Meat Quality Based on Near Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

“Sensors, Vol. 20, Pages 1472: Fusion of Mid-Wave Infrared and Long-Wave Infrared Reflectance Spectra for Quantitative Analysis of Minerals” LINK

“Determination of pectin content in orange peels by Near Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging” LINK

“Near-infrared spectroscopy as a quantitative spasticity assessment tool: A systematic review.” LINK

“Determination of nutritional parameters of bee pollen by Raman and infrared spectroscopy.” LINK

“Detection of aflatoxin B1 on corn kernel surfaces using visible-near infrared spectroscopy” LINK

“Soil NPK Levels Characterization Using Near Infrared and Artificial Neural Network” LINK

” Estimation of moisture in wood chips by Near Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

“Biosensors, Vol. 10, Pages 41: Rapid Nondestructive Detection of Water Content and Granulation in Postharvest Shatian Pomelo Using Visible/Near-Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

“Prognostic value of near-infrared spectroscopy in hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy” LINK

Raman Spectroscopy

“Quantitative models for detecting the presence of lead in turmeric using Raman spectroscopy” LINK

Hyperspectral Imaging (HSI)

“Dual-camera design for hyperspectral and panchromatic imaging, using a wedge shaped liquid crystal as a spectral multiplexer” | |)/S/URI LINK

“Discriminative Reconstruction for Hyperspectral Anomaly Detection With Spectral Learning” LINK

“Classification of common recyclable garbage based on hyperspectral imaging and deep learning” LINK

“Based on hyperspectral polarization to build the quantitative remote sensing model of jujube in Southern Xinjiang” LINK

“Study on quality distribution characteristics of jujube canopy based on multi-angle hyperspectral polarization” LINK

“Germination Prediction of Sugar Beet Seeds Based on HSI and SVM-RBF” LINK

Chemometrics and Machine Learning

“ATR-MIR spectroscopy to predict commercial milk major components: A comparison between a handheld and a benchtop instrument” LINK

“Simultaneous determination of goat milk adulteration with cow milk and their fat and protein contents using NIR spectroscopy and PLS algorithms” LINK

“Optimization and comparison of models for prediction of soluble solids content in apple by online Vis/NIR transmission coupled with diameter correction method” LINK

“Building kinetic models for apple crispness to determine the optimal freshness preservation time during shelf life based on spectroscopy” LINK

“Incorporation of two-dimensional correlation analysis into discriminant analysis as a potential tool for improving discrimination accuracy: Near-infrared spectroscopic discrimination of adulterated olive oils.” LINK

“Spectroscopic techniques combined with chemometrics for fast on-site characterization of suspected illegal antimicrobials” LINK

Environment NIR-Spectroscopy Application

“Improved mapping of soil heavy metals using a Vis-NIR spectroscopy index in an agricultural area of eastern China” LINK

Agriculture NIR-Spectroscopy Usage

“The Use of Multi-temporal Spectral Information to Improve the Classification of Agricultural Crops in Landscapes” LINK

“Remote Sensing, Vol. 12, Pages 1308: Machine Learning Based On-Line Prediction of Soil Organic Carbon after Removal of Soil Moisture Effect” LINK

“Detection of Nutrition and Toxic Elements in Pakistani Pepper Powders Using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy” LINK

“Agriculture, Vol. 10, Pages 177: Prediction of Soil Oxalate Phosphorus using Visible and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Natural and Cultivated System Soils of Madagascar” LINK

Forestry and Wood Industry NIR Usage

“Linear Discriminant Analysis of spectral measurements for discrimination between healthy and diseased trees of Olea europaea L. artificially infected by Fomitiporia …” LINK

Food & Feed Industry NIR Usage

“Quantification of Ash and Moisture in Wheat Flour by Raman Spectroscopy” LINK

“Visualization accuracy improvement of spectral quantitative analysis for meat adulteration using Gaussian distribution of regression coefficients in hyperspectral …” LINK

Laboratory and NIR-Spectroscopy

“Laboratory-Scale Preparation and Characterization of Dried Extract of Muirapuama (Ptychopetalumolacoides Benth) by Green Analytical Techniques” LINK


“Machine vision detection of pests, diseases, and weeds: A review” LINK

“On-Site Identification of the Material Composition of PV Modules with Mobile Spectroscopic Devices” LINK

“Synthesis of N-Doped ZnO Nanocomposites for Sunlight Photocatalytic Degradation of Textile Dye Pollutants” LINK


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Near Infrared

“Prediction of starch reserves in intact and ground grapevine cane wood tissues using near infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS).” LINK

“An application to analyzing and correcting for the effects of irregular topographies on NIR hyperspectral images to improve identification of moldy peanuts” LINK

“Data Fusion Approach Improves the Prediction of Single Phenolic Compounds in Honey: A Study of NIR and Raman Spectroscopies” LINK

Monitoring roasting of coffee beans by NIR spectroscopy using a method called REP-ASCA coffee ☕️ chemical information related to flavors and aromas. LINK

“The Effect of Light Intensity, Sensor Height, and Spectral Pre-Processing Methods when using NIR Spectroscopy to Identify Different Allergen-Containing Powdered Foods.” LINK

“Immediate measurement of fuel characteristics of bio-char using NIRS” LINK

“Nonlinear Manifold Dimensionality Reduction Methods for Quick Discrimination of Tea at Different Altitude by Near Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

Phenome2020 Yufeng Ge Univ Nebraska VIS-NIR-SWIR spectroscopy to analyse leaf chemistry and physiology LINK

“Rapid assessment of pork freshness using miniaturized NIR spectroscopy” LINK

“On-line prediction of hazardous fungal contamination in stored maize by integrating Vis/NIR spectroscopy and computer vision” LINK

“Chemical Characterization of Wine Vinegars Belonging to the Vinagre de Montilla-Moriles Protected Designation of Origin, Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

“Application of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for the identification of rock mineralogy from Kos Island, Aegean Sea, Greece” LINK

“Assessment of Spinal Cord Ischemia With Near-Infrared Spectroscopy: Myth or Reality?” LINK

“Portable Near-Infrared spectroscopy for rapid authentication of adulterated paprika powder” LINK

“Study on the Quality Assessment of Canola Oil after Prolonged Frying Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK


“Statistical Analysis of Amylose and Protein Content in Breeding Line Rice Germplasm Collected from East Asian Countries Based on Near-infrared reflectance …” LINK

“Assessment of pork freshness based on changes in constituting chromophores using visible to near-infrared spectroscopy” LINK

“Sensors, Vol. 20, Pages 273: Near-Infrared Transmittance Spectral Imaging for Nondestructive Measurement of Internal Disorder in Korean Ginseng” LINK



On NationalScienceDay, we celebrate the discovery of the RamanEffect by great scientist CVRaman. Do you know? The Raman effect forms the basis for Raman spectroscopy which is used by chemists & physicists to gain information about materials. LINK

“Handheld device weeds out cannabis from hemp. Raman device that measures levels of tetrahydrocannabinol could be a useful tool for police and customs agents” LINK


“Essential processing methods of hyperspectral images of agricultural and food products” LINK

“Determine Reducing Sugar Content in Potatoes Using Hyperspectral Combined with VISSA Algorithm” LINK

“Spatial variation of wood density for Eucalyptus grandis by near infra red hyperspectral imaging combined with X-ray analysis” LINK


“The detection of cannabinoids in veterinary feeds by microNIR/chemometrics: a new analytical platform.” LINK

“Qualitative discrimination of Chinese dianhong black tea grades based on a handheld spectroscopy system coupled with chemometrics” LINK

” Validation of NutriOpt dietary formulation strategies on broiler growth and economic performance” LINK

” A preliminary near infrared spectroscopy calibration for the prediction of un-dried fresh grass quality” LINK

“Water content prediction of ‘crystal’guava using visible-near infrared spectroscopy and chemometrics approach” LINK

“Spectroscopy based novel spectral indices, PCA- and PLSR-coupled machine learning models for salinity stress phenotyping of rice.” LINK


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“Probeless non-invasive near-infrared spectroscopic bioprocess monitoring using microspectrometer technology” LINK

“Confirmatory non-invasive and non-destructive differentiation between hemp and cannabis using a handheld Raman spectrometer” LINK

“Simple Defocused Fiber Optic Volume Probe for Subsurface Raman Spectroscopy in Turbid Media” LINK


“Applications of Vis-NIR spectroscopy proximal sensing to estimate and mapping the calcium carbonates (CaCO3) in the semi-arid soils of the Triffa Plain …” LINK


“IJMS, Vol. 21, Pages 408: Genome-Wide Identification of QTLs for Grain Protein Content Based on Genotyping-by-Resequencing and Verification of qGPC1-1 in Rice” LINK


“Comparative data on effects of alkaline pretreatments and enzymatic hydrolysis on bioemulsifier production from sugarcane straw by Cutaneotrichosporon mucoides” LINK



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“Falsified tadalafil tablets distributed in Japan via the internet” LINK