Raman System Features Remote Probes with Focus-Tracking

May 13, 2021 — Renishaw's latest version of its Virsa™ Raman analyzer, with new WiRE™ 5.5 software, enables its users to analyze samples away from the confines of the laboratory microscope, using remote fiber-optic probes. Its features expand the use of Raman spectroscopy to new samples, applications, and environments.

The new Virsa system has LiveTrack™ focus-tracking technology and the new Monitor™ software module. These enable it to easily perform real-time analysis on large samples that have irregular surfaces, are changing shape as they undergo phase changes, or that move, such as those on production lines. This versatile system has a modest footprint and can be used on a bench or mounted in an industry-standard 19" rack. This makes it ideal for researchers wanting to expand the application of Raman beyond traditional laboratory-based microscope systems.

A webinar on July 20, titled Raman Spectroscopy: A Vital Tool in Art and Cultural Heritage, will demonstrate some of the Virsa's capabilities as it helps experts analyze cultural heritage items to determine their composition and authenticity. You can register here.

An additional on-demand webinar showing the Virsa analyzer's functionality, can be found here.

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