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-July Newsletter

-Society for Applied Spectroscopy: Annual Election of Officers, Governing Board Delegates, and Proposed Constitutional Changes


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We look forward to seeing our members at SciX 2015 in Providence, RI Sept 27th- Oct 2nd!


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Get ready for the SAS photo contest at SciX!


Preliminary Program




2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry will present the Wallace H. Coulter Lecture at Pittcon 2016!

“How Optical Single-Molecule Detection in Solids Led to Super-Resolution Nanoscopy in Cells and Beyond”


Professor W. E. Moerner is currently at Stanford and is a member of SAS!

REMINDER: Call for Papers Deadline is August 14, 2015

Applied Spectroscopy



July 2015



Featured Paper


Fast Analysis of Complete Macroscopic Gunshot Residues on Substrates Using Raman Imaging

     María López-López, María Ángeles Fernández de la Ossa, and Carmen García-Ruiz

Direct analysis of gunshot residue (GSR) particles using Raman spectroscopy is a viable technique that offers further information when applied to well-established scanning electron microscopy coupled with the energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (SEM-EDX) technique.  Read more...


SAS is on LabTube!

Check out our channel on LabTube, it's the place for videos for the scientific community. We'll be posting a variety of material from interviews to tour speakers to snippets from member events.  Do you want to tell the world why you love SAS?  Send Anna Donnell your video and we'll post it on our channel! Click here for details!


Website updates

New changes are coming to the website!  We recently moved to a new website and membership management system and you will begin to see small changes to the website over time.  We appreciate your patience as we make these changes.  If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please email the Web Committee Chair, Anna Donnell or the SAS Office. Thank you!

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