NIR & WOOD Sounds Good! #2

Welcome from IVALSA


Instrumentation and hands on

General presentation of NIR technology in aspect of wood, Jacub Sandak

Bruker presentation Paolo Belloni

VIAVI presentation Emiliano Genorini

Keynote 1:

Shedding light on wood: time-resolved diffuse optical spectroscopy to characterize absorption and scattering Cosimo d'Andrea

Keynote 2:

Probe technology for in-situ NIR applications Paolo Belloni

Keynote 3:

Near infrared hyperspectral imaging – background and application for wood characterization Andreas Zitek


NIR & Forest

Using NIR spectroscopy for the discrimination between Eucalyptus Nitens and E. Globulus Guillermo Palacios

Detection and spectral characterization of resin pockets in spruce by FT-NIR and near infrared hyperspectral imaging Andreas Zitek

Application of near-infrared spectroscopy to determine the juvenile–mature wood transition in Spanish conifers used in construction Antonio Ruano

Biomass characterization towards contaminants Martino Negri

Characterization of Beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and Turkey Oak ( Quercus cerris L.) wood supported with FT-NIR Agron Bajraktari

Identification of the origin of Big- leaf mahogany wood from five Latin American countries via NIRS and PLS-DA Tereza Cristina Monteiro Pastore

SPIRMADBOIS project: Using NIR spectroscopy for a sustainable forest resources management in Madagascar Tahiana Ramananantoandro

NIR spectroscopy as a tool for in-field determination of log/biomass quality index in mountain forests – SLOPE project approach Jacub Sandak


NIR & Wood performances COST FP1303

Keynote 4:

Biomaterials characterization with NIR Anna Sandak


Estimating the weight percent gain of modified wood with near infrared and Raman spectroscopy Bernhard Tapken

Evaluation of wood veneers for furniture production by FT-NIR Mauro Bernabei

Application of NIR for evaluation of weathered samples from RR test Athanasios Dimitriou

Weather degradation of thin wood samples assessed with NIR spectral imaging Ingunn Burud

The effectiveness of FT-NIR spectral analysis for identifying bio-based finishes Anna Rozanska

Characterization of wood surface degradation using FTIR, microtensile testing and colour measurements Vjekoslav Zivkovic

BIO4ever - Bio-materials for building envelope - expected performance, life cycle costing & controlled degradationJacub Sandak

Data mining & Chemometrics

Keynote 5:

NIR & Chemometrics: how to handle NIR signals, recover information and build models Marina Cocchi


NIR hyperspectral imaging of Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood Ingunn Burud

Near-Infrared (NIR) hyperspectral imaging at high resolution and the difficulty to calibrate for the three main wood components Joris Von Acker

NIR & wood modification environmental impact COST FP1407

Artificial weathering (QUV) of wood plastic composites made with thermally modified wood residues Edgars Kuka

Assessment of poplar veneers for plywood manufacturing after up-grading phase by vacuum thermal treatment Ignazia Cuccui

Some colour characteristics of thermally modified wood Dace Cirule

Evaluation of heat treated black alder wood by FT-NIR Emilia Salca

Pollutants detection on wood waste using FT-IR-ATR Marco Fellin

Monitoring thermally modified wood performance by NIR.Case of study: surface treatment René Herrera

TV4NEWOOD – Thermovacuum: new process for generation of thermally modified wood Ottaviano Allegretti