Decentral Automation at all Process Levels Intelligent Control Heads Enable Complete Decentral Automation of Hygienic Production Processes

Apr 28, 2012

In the food and beverage industry, and also in the production of medicines and cosmetics, excellent hygiene in processes and around the plant plays a key role. This is ensured by stringent legislative regulations. Dipl.-Ing. Sebastian Kundel, Global Marketing/Segment Hygienic Processing at Bürkert Fluid Control Systems, discusses how in an increasingly competitive global environment, companies in this industry are at the same time forced to make their production processes as efficient and cost-effective as possible. ...

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Shedding Enhanced Light on Biological and Biomedical Systems

Apr 28, 2012

Iqbal T Shadi, from the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College, and Roy Goodacre, Professor of Biological Chemistry at The University of Manchester, explore why Raman spectroscopy is becoming an analytical tool employed in all areas of science, as shown by applications of both normal Raman and SERS (surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy). ...

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