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Fundamentals and Applications of Near Infrared Technology

From 30th May 2020 to 30th Sept 2020.

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Come join us NIR 2021

On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to invite you to join us at the 20th biennial meeting of the International Council for NIR Spectroscopy (ICNIRS), to be held from October 17th to 21st 2021 in Beijing, China.


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Karl Norris, The Father and Founder of Near-infrared Spectroscopy

Karl Norris passed away on 17 July 2019, aged 98. The World of Near-infrared Spectroscopy will never be quite the same as when he was with us. A number of his colleagues have sent their personal memories of him, and their comments are posted, in alphabetical order, in the form of a commemorative folder, on the CNIRS and ICNIRS websites.


NIR2019: The Wave Downunder

The 2019 meeting was attended by 344 delegates from a total of 36 countries. The venue was the Gold Coast Convention.


And the winner is...

Congratulations Austria to win the bid to host ICNIRS2023 in Innsbruck!

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Free access to important NIR spectroscopy resource

The Proceedings of the International Council for Near Infrared Spectroscopy (ICNIRS) conferences are a valuable record of NIR research and development dating back to 1987. Now, IMP Open has made individual chapters from the five Proceedings they have published freely available: 1995, 1999, 2001, 2003 and 2017.


Karl Norris passed away on 17 July 2019

Today we have learned that Karl Norris passed away on 17 July 2019 aged 98.

We all know how much we personally owe Karl for his massive contributions to
NIR spectroscopy. He is rightly known as the Father of NIR spectroscopy.