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Screening industrially important minerals with time-gated Raman spectroscopy

10.2.2020 15:14 / Miia Mikkonen

In Timegate, we carried out a Booster project funded by EIT Raw Materials during 2018. The overall project objective was to get a wide understanding about the mineral types with which Timegated® Raman technology has the highest sensitivity....

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Topics: Mining, Mineralogy, project, disruptmining, EIT RawMaterials, Booster

Timegated® Raman Measurements - Effective suppression of ambient light interference

10.10.2018 12:05 / Bryan Heilala

With conventional continuous wave (CW) Raman spectroscopy, spectra often contain broad background interference or distinct interfering bands when measuring samples outside sample enclosures in ambient light. This may limit the use of flexible and...

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Topics: Mining, spectroscopy, Raman Spectroscopy, time-gating, ambient light

Identifying and distinguishing hematite and magnetite with Timegated® Raman

14.9.2018 11:11 / Bryan Heilala

Distinguishing different iron oxides can be vital in various mining and metallurgy applications as different iron oxides have varied physical and chemical properties. These dissimilar properties can cause differences in industrial processes (e.g....

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Topics: Mining, spectroscopy, Raman Spectroscopy, SpectOre, iron oxide, magnetite, hematite