4th Edition

Handbook of Near-Infrared Analysis, Fourth Edition

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ISBN 9781138576483
March 15, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
920 Pages 205 Color & 219 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Rapid, inexpensive, and easy-to-deploy, near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy can be used to analyze samples of virtually any composition, origin and condition. The Handbook of Near Infrared Analysis, Fourth Edition explores the factors necessary to perform accurate and time- and cost-effective analyses across a growing spectrum of disciplines.

This updated and expanded edition incorporates the latest advances in instrumentation, computerization, chemometrics applied to NIR spectroscopy, and method development in NIR spectroscopy and underscores current trends in sample preparation, calibration transfer, process control, data analysis, instrument performance testing and commercial NIR instrumentation. The work offers readers an unparalleled combination of theoretical foundations, cutting-edge applications, and practical experience.

Additional Features include:

  • Explains how to perform accurate as well as time- and cost-effective analyses.
  • Reviews software-enabled chemometric methods and other trends in data analysis.
  • Highlights novel applications in pharmaceuticals, polymers, plastics, petrochemicals, textiles, foods and beverages, baked products, agricultural products, biomedicine, nutraceuticals, and counterfeit detection.
  • Underscores current trends in sample preparation, calibration transfer, process control, data analysis, and multiple aspects of commercial NIR instrumentation.

Offering the most complete single-source guide of its kind, the Handbook of Near Infrared Analysis, Fourth Edition continues to offer practicing chemists and spectroscopists an unparalleled combination of theoretical foundations, cutting-edge applications, and detailed practical experience provided firsthand by more than 60 experts in the field.

Table of Contents

Chapter 01 History of NIRS Development

Peter H. Hindle; Updated by Emil W. Ciurczak

Part I Physics

Chapter 02 Introduction to the Physics of Light Scattering

Donald J. Dahm, Kevin D. Dahm

Chapter 03 Principles of Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy

Donald J. Dahm, Kevin D. Dahm

Chapter 04 Spectral Interpretation

Jerome Workman Jr.

Part II Instrumentation

Chapter 05 Traditional NIR Instrumentation

Howard Mark

Chapter 06 NIR: 21st Century Innovations

Sean M. Christian, Jess V. Ford

Chapter 07 NIR Hyperspectral imaging

Aoife A. Gowen

Chapter 08 NIR Instrument Sampling Configurations

Jerome J. Workman

Chapter 09 Instrument Performance Calibration

Jerome J. Workman

Chapter 10 Standards for Near Infrared Analysis

Emil W. Ciurczak, Gabor J. Kemeny

Part III Modeling/Chemometrics

Chapter 11 Pattern Recognition Applied to the Classification of Near Infrared Spectra

Barry K. Lavine, Francis Kwofie

Chapter 12 Supervised Methods: MLR, PCR, PLS, MCR

Howard L Mark

Chapter 13 Bayesian Regression for Chemical Calibrations of NIR Spectra

Steven D. Brown

Chapter 14 Derivative Quotient Method Regression, or the Norris Regression

David W. Hopkins

Chapter 15 Preprocessing Methods in NIR Spectroscopy

Charles E. Miller, Benoît Igne

Chapter 16 Pretreatments by orthogonal projections

J.M. Roger, J.C. Boulet

Chapter 17 Calibration Transfer

Benoît Igne, Jerome J. Workman

Part IV Method Development

Chapter 18 Practical aspects of Sampling for NIRS analysis

Phil Williams

Chapter 19 A framework for representative sampling for NIR analysis - Theory of Sampling (TOS)

Rodolfo J. Romanach, Kim H. Esbensen

Chapter 20 Volume Fraction vs. Weight Fraction

Howard Mark

Chapter 21 Process Measurements

Emil W. Ciurczak

Chapter 22 Validation

Gary E. Ritchie

Chapter 23 Method Development and Lifecycle

Benoît Igne, Gary McGeorge

Part V Applications

Applications - Agriculture/Food

Chapter 24 Application for NIR Analysis of Beverages

Lana R. Kingtonc, Tom M. Jones

Chapter 25 Applications of NIR Spectroscopy in the Confectionary Industry

Jerome Workman, Jr., W. Jeffrey Hurst

Chapter 26 NIR Analysis of Wheat Products

B. G. Osborne

Chapter 27 Application of NIR spectroscopy to the analysis of forages

Olivier Minet, Virginie Decruyenaere, Bruno Godin, Vincent Baeten

Chapter 28 NIRS is ripe for use in horticulture

Nghia Nguyen-Do-Trong, Bart Nicolai, Wouter Saeys

Chapter 29 Grains

Stephen R. Delwiche

Chapter 30 Innovation in the meat industry using novel Near Infrared Spectroscopy Sensors

Garrido Varo A, Pérez- Marín, D, de Pedro Sanz, E.

Chapter 31 NIR Analysis of Dairy Products

Rob Frankhuizen

Applications - Aquaphotomics

Chapter 32 Aquaphotomics

Roumiana Tsenkova, Jelena Munćan, Zoltan Kovacs

Applications - Biopharmaceutical

Chapter 33 Bioprocesses

Benoît Igne

Applications - fNIR

Chapter 34 Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Imaging of Biological Materials and Systems

Mika Ishigaki, Daitaro Ishikawa, Christian Huck, Yukihiro Ozaki

Chapter 35 Blood Analysis by NIR spectroscopy

Benoît Igne, Emil Ciurczak

Chapter 36 Analysis of Vascular Tissue using NIR Spectrometry

Robert A. Lodder

Applications - Forestry

Chapter 37 Application of NIR spectroscopy to wood and wood-derived products

L. R. Schimleck, S. Tsuchikawa

Applications - Petrochemicals

Chapter 38 NIR spectroscopy applied to Oil & Gas industry

Sébastien Gourvénec, Nicolas Bernard

Chapter 39 NIR applied to polymer analysis

Jean Guilment

Applications - Pharmaceuticals

Chapter 40 Pharmaceutical Analysis

Benoît Igne, Emil Ciurczak

Applications - Remote Sensing and Soil Analysis

Chapter 41 Soil sensing by visible and IR radiation

Fabrício da Silva Terra, Rodnei Rizzo, Eyal Ben Dor, José A. M. Demattê

Applications - Textiles

Chapter 42 NIR Analysis of Textiles

Subhas Ghosh, James Rodgers


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Emil W. Ciurczak has a BA in Chemistry from Rutgers and advanced degrees in Chemistry from Rutgers and Seton Hall and has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 1970 (Ciba-Geigy, Sandoz, Berlex, Merck, and Purdue Pharma), performing method development on most types of analytical equipment. In 1983, he introduced NIR spectroscopy to pharmaceutical applications. He also consulted for several NIRS equipment manufacturers. Most research was on pharmaceutical applications of NIR where he has published over four dozen articles in refereed journals, over 250 magazine columns, and presented nearly two hundred technical papers.

Since 2005, Emil has been Contributing Editor for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing magazine (also Spectroscopy; 1987-2007) and, since 2014, contributing editor for Contract Pharma. He has written and edited several texts and chapters: "Handbook of NIR Analysis" (1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions), "Pharmaceutical and Medical Applications of NIRS" (2nd edition in progress), "Molecular Spectroscopy Workbench," and chapters on NIR applications to life sciences. Emil sits on several magazine editorial boards, is active in SAS, is a founder of the Council for NIRS, and was the 2002 chair for IDRC (Chambersburg Conference).

He has been teaching (college adjunct) since 1979 as well as presenting short courses (in NIRS, Instrument Troubleshooting, and PAT/QbD) for the ACS, CfPA, SPIE, ASSA, and other organizations In the US, Europe, Asia, and South America.

Emil is currently a consultant in the field of NIRS and holds a dozen patents for NIR-based devices and software. He consults with various pharmaceutical companies, instrument manufacturers, and the FDA. He was a member of the PAT sub-committee (Validation) for the FDA and member of the PAT Expert Committee for the USP, and was the 2004 recipient of the EAS Achievements in NIR Award.

Benoît Igne has a master’s degree from Ecole d’Ingénieurs de PURPAN, Toulouse, France and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA. He began working as a post-doctoral fellow and a program coordinator at the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. In 2014, he joined GlaxoSmithKline outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. There, he led the development of process analytical technologies for the monitoring, development, and control of solid, liquid, and biopharmaceutical products. His main responsibility was to integrate Near-Infrared spectroscopic tools onto a drug product continuous manufacturing line. In 2019, he moved to Boston, Massachusetts, USA, where he currently supports and develops the implementation and use of process analytics for a commercial drug product continuous manufacturing line at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.. Benoît received the 2015 Eastern Analytical Symposium Award for Outstanding Achievements in Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles and several books and book chapters. He has been involved with the Council for Near-Infrared Spectroscopy since 2010 and was elected President from 2016 to 2020. Benoît has played various roles in the Society of Applied Spectroscopy including the Membership committee and the Speaker Tour program. Finally, he is the sub-committee Chair for ASTM 55.01, developing standards for the use of process analytics.  

Jerome (Jerry) J. Workman, Jr. is Senior Technical Editor for LCGC and Spectroscopy; Certified Core Adjunct Professor, at National University, CA; and Principal at Biotechnology Business Associates. He was formerly Executive Vice President of Research & Engineering for Unity Scientific and Process Sensors Corp.; Vice President of Technology for Masimo Corp.; Senior Research Fellow at Kimberly-Clark Analytical Science & Technology; and Principal Scientist at PerkinElmer. Dr. Workman has played a major role in defining and developing over twenty-five scientific instrument advancements with novel software improvements for spectroscopic instrumentation. He has over 75 U.S. and international patent applications since 1998 with 27 issued U.S. and international patents and multiple trade secrets. He has over of 500 Technical publications, including 22 reference books on a broad range of spectroscopy, chemometrics, and data processing techniques; and has received awards from the Eastern Analytical Symposium, ASTM International, Coblentz Society, Society for Applied Spectroscopy, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Frost and Sullivan, and others. He has taught annual courses in spectroscopy, chemometrics, and statistics for the Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC), the American Chemical Society (ACS), the Instrument Society of America (ISA), and the Federation of Analytical Chemists and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS), and at several universities and corporations. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists (FAIC), the American Society for Testing and Materials (FASTM), and the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (FRSC, CChem, CSci). Workman holds a B.A degree cum laude in natural sciences, an M.A in biological sciences and genetics from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. degree in biological chemistry from Columbia Pacific University. Upon graduation he immediately started work as a scientist with Technicon Instruments in Tarrytown, NY. He is an alumnus of Columbia University Business School having completed the Columbia Senior Executive Program and also holds graduate Certificates in Executive Development (CIED) and in Business Excellence (CIBE) from Columbia. He also holds a Certificate in Strategy and Innovation from the M.I.T. Sloan School.

Donald A. Burns

The idea for this book originated at an ACS meeting in 1979 when Dr Maurits Dekker invited Don to write or edit a book on automated pesticide analysis. Discussions turned the subject into Near-Infrared analysis, and it seemed like an easy assignment since there were many experts in this field.

Emil Ciurczak agreed to be co-editor.

Don had been promoting computerization of instruments and automation of analytical procedures for many years at Nat’l Cash Register Co, Dover Medical Research Center (Dover DE), Abbott Laboratories, Technicon Instruments Corp, and Los Alamos Nat’l Lab (from which he is now retired).

For more than 20 years, Don has been giving courses on Near-Infrared Spectroscopy at national and international meetings, often sharing the podium with colleagues in the field, and occasionally including brief exhibits by instrument makers. In 1990 he received the EAS award in NIR. For several years he was on the ACS Speakers Circuit with a talk entitled "Catch ‘em with Near-IR" which dealt with counterfeit currency and fake materials like turquoise, cigars, and ivory.

Don has an AB in chemistry from Syracuse Univ, an MS in organic chemistry from the Univ of Puget Sound (Tacoma WA), and a PhD in biochemistry from Purdue Univ. He’s married, has 3 children and 6 grandchildren, and lives in Los Alamos, NM.