Instrumentation and measurement

Precision Raman: Edinburgh Instruments Ltd Announces New Partnership with Bio-Rad and Its KnowItAll Raman Spectral Identification Program

November 12, 2019

To mark the recent launch of Edinburgh Instruments new RM5 Raman Microscope, the company has today announced its partnership with Bio-Rad and its KnowItAll Raman Spectral Identification Partner Program. The partnership enables Edinburgh Instruments to give its customers access to the largest Raman Spectral Database and Raman Identification Software.

As a Bio-Rad Raman Spectral Identification Partner, Edinburgh Instruments Raman Microscope customers will receive a one-year subscription to Bio-Rad’s KnowItAll Raman Identification Pro enabling them to identify spectra with patented tools that are only available from Bio-Rad. This means that when identifying unknown compounds with Raman spectroscopy, Edinburgh Instruments customers will benefit from a comprehensive, high-quality database of reference Raman spectra and advanced software technology providing a streamlined customer experience. Bio-Rad offers the largest collection of Raman spectra in the world along with fast and accurate spectral search software.

Dr Roger Fenske, Edinburgh Instruments CEO, says “For many years our customers have been asking us for a Raman instrument that performs to the same high standard as our fluorescence instrumentation.  Recently, we were proud to launch our Raman Microscope, RM5, which embodies the quality and spirit of our existing product range that our customers know and love.  Our instrument is intuitive, well-engineered and with state-of-the-art performance.  It is only right that we partner with the leading provider of spectral identification software.”

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