LIBS

Applications

LIBS flexibility and FireFly capability provide solutions in numerous fields of research and industry.

Biology

  • Correlation of elemental distribution/chlorophyll content
  • Detection of heavy metals and toxic elements in plants
  • Diagnostics of fertilization, detection of P, K N,
  • Determination of nutrition elements in plants/soils
  • Detection of microplastics pollution in biota.

Detection of Cadmium in Sinapis Alba

Cadmium is the third biggest contaminant to fauna and flora. How? Cd modifies the initial intake of minerals from the soil. Our intensity maps of Cadmium will show you more.

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Detection of heavy metals in Plants

Heavy metals are slightly becoming a global issue. They can cause severe problems for all living beings. Look at our LIBS map to see the intensity of contamination in plants.

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Plastics

  • Classification of polymers, including the combination with Raman spectroscopy
  • Circular economy: detection of heavy metals in recycled plastic materials
  • Determination of toxic elements in packing materials, toys
  • Input/Output quality check

Quality check of e-Waste

The current phase is simple – plastics are everywhere. Moreover, a lot of them include hazardous chemical substances. States are currently trying to solve the whole situation by adding special legislation. Can LIBS be a helpful technique in the process?

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Soft and hard tissues

  • Tag-LIBS
  • Indirect detection of biomarkers through nanoparticle tags
  • Metallomics in soft tissues, cancer tissue analysis
  • Chemical imaging of hard tissues (bones and teeth).

Elemental imaging of Skin Tumors

Could LIBS bring a new perspective on the diagnosis of soft tissue cancer? Form your own opinion while looking at our intensity maps for malignant melanoma.

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Elemental imaging of murine Teeth and Bones

We want to show you qualitative information about the distribution of biogenic elements in the murine femur and jaw. Explore the results right here.

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LIBS as a readout method for immunochemistry

There is a need for an alternative readout identification method of cancerous cells. Are the abilities of LIBS enough?

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Metals

  • Depth-profiling and characterization of coatings
  • Homogeneity check, defectoscopy
  • Quantification of carbon and alloying elements in steel
  • Aluminum sorting, scrap sorting etc.
  • Determination of corrosion.

Geology

  • Online classification of rocks, minerals, and their variations
  • Provenance study through unique chemical fingerprints
  • Structural analysis of rocks, investigation of inclusions
  • Correlative imaging with computed tomography and SEM
  • Gemstone validation

Reveal of Beryllium in Artificially Coloured Gems

“Don’t judge a book by it’s cover”. But how can we find a difference between artificially coloured and natural gemstones? LIBS gives us an answer by providing fast and easy detection of crucial elements.

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Detection of Lithium in Mining Materials

Lithium is an indispensable metal in producing batteries. Nevertheless, measuring it is a challenging task for many analytical techniques. They play with Lithium “hide and seek”. LIBS can detect Li and demonstrate strong outcomes. Persuade yourself right here.

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Other applications

  • Homogeneity check, defectoscopy
  • Forensic analysis, anayliss of explosives
  • Civil engineering objects, corrosion detection
  • Cultural heritage objects
  • Scrap idenification and sorting
  • etc..

Detection of Chlorine in Concrete

This note will show you how to elongate the lifetime of reinforced Concrete. There’s no wonder that the biggest enemy is corrosion. But how to defeat it?

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Imaging of
Laser-induced Plasma

What are the must-haves for every experiment? Stability, Improvement and Normalization. Is there a chance for Plasma to manage all of them? Let’s see…

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