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Method Control Improves Handheld Raman Analysis



  September 20, 2018

  11:00 a.m. PDT / 2:00 p.m. EDT / 19:00 BST / 20:00 CEST




Obtaining consistent, high quality results is a common challenge when implementing handheld Raman. Until recently, users were required to make measurements with proprietary data collection and analysis methods that cannot be customized for their individual samples. A new, method-driven approach to data collection and analysis gives the user full control over the method and aligns with most other analytical instruments in the lab. This approach leads to more reliable results because different samples can be measured with different analysis methods. Data integrity is also improved due to the ability to fully document collection and analysis parameters. Overall, a method-based approach ensures more accurate and dependable measurements.

In this informational webinar Dr. Dwight Walker will explain how to develop robust raw material identification methods and how to validate and implement them quickly. He will leverage his over 20 years of experience testing and validating spectroscopic instruments for pharmaceutical analysis at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to further explain how to best document these methods for regulatory compliance. Dr. Adam J. Hopkins, Spectroscopy Product Manager at Metrohm USA, will then use case studies to demonstrate how unique sampling technology and method customizability can be used to overcome traditional challenges.

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Key Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to implement more robust raw material identification methods
  • Discover how method customization leads to better data from handheld Raman
  • Learn how to quickly implement handheld Raman to achieve better ROI
  • Identify critical roadblocks for implementing handheld Raman technolog

Who Should Attend

  • QA/QC lab managers, regulatory managers, FDA auditors, analytical chemists, process engineers and production managers from the pharmaceutical, chemical, polymer, food, and other industries
  • Those who are currently using laboratory-based materials inspection protocols and are looking for a higher throughput solution
  • Current handheld Raman users looking to improve instrument adoption and result reliability


Dwight Walker, Ph.D.,
Qatch Technologies
Adam Hopkins, Ph.D.,
Product Manager - Spectroscopy,
Metrohm USA


Matt Davenport,
Senior Editor,