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Applied Spectroscopy is one of the world's leading spectroscopy journals, publishing high-quality articles, both fundamental and applied, covering all aspects of spectroscopy. Established in 1948, the journal is owned by the Society for Applied Spectroscopy and is published monthly. The journal is dedicated to fulfilling the mission of the Society to “…advance and disseminate knowledge and information concerning the art and science of spectroscopy and other allied sciences.”  All manuscripts are rigorously peer-reviewed. Learn More about the Applied Spectroscopy Journal.

Current Issue: Volume 76 Issue 07

Featured on the July 2022 cover of Applied Spectroscopy is an image from the Focal Point Review paper entitled, "Review of Existing Standards, Guides, and Practices for Raman Spectroscopy", by Afroditi Ntziouni, James Thomson, Ioannis Xiarchos, Xiang Li, Miguel A. Bañares, Costa Charitidis, Raquel Portela, and Enrique Lozano Diz (DOI: 10.1177/00037028221090988). This Focal Point paper focuses on the common and sometimes contradictory or outdated standards, guides, and practices pertaining to Raman spectroscopy. Using such data from standards organizations like ASTM, MIST, and international pharmacopoeias, this work illustrates the need for Raman community engagement in the development of optimized common standards, particularly in surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) and portable analyzers. Further details about this research can be found on pages 747-772.
 
                                                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senior Spectroscopist

 

Successful completion of a doctoral degree in chemistry or a related STEM program with a focus on spectroscopy from an accredited college or university, and at least five (5) years of full-time equivalent professional experience* after degree, OR at least ten (10) years of professional experience* after completion of the minimum education requirements for certification (qualifying bachelor’s degree or completion of required coursework in post-baccalaureate courses). The committee may consider experience over education in its review.

 
 

Spectroscopist

 

Successful completion of a master’s or higher degree in chemistry or a related STEM program with a focus on spectroscopy from an accredited college or university and at least two (2) years of full-time equivalent professional experience* after degree; OR at least five (5) years of professional experience* in addition to the education requirement for Associate Spectroscopist; The committee may consider experience over education in its review.

 
 

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In 1954 a number of spectroscopists, recognizing the existence of several regional societies of spectroscopists, organized a committee to promote a stronger exchange of information among these societies.  The efforts of this committee resulted in the formation of the Federation of Spectroscopic Societies on March 1, 1956 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

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