Applications

Determination of Fluorescence Lifetimes Using TRLFS
Determination of Fluorescence Lifetimes Using TRLFS

Time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy (TRLFS) is a very sensitive, versatile spectroscopic method used to follow the complex formation of Eu(III) and Cm(III) in solution at sub micromolar concentrations by...


March 16, 2016
Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedical Research
Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedical Research

Optical spectral analysis plays an increasingly important role in the field of biomedical research. In this application the use of an Andor Shamrock 303i spectrometer in combination with the optical detectors iDus DV420A-OE...


March 16, 2016
Confocal Raman and Fluorescence Spectroscopy
Confocal Raman and Fluorescence Spectroscopy

In many fields research bases on investigations of small structures in the sub-micrometer to nanometer range, so as in cellular imaging and tracking experiments in biological research or in investigations of local inhomogeneity...


March 16, 2016
Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS)
Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS)

Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS) is developing into a powerful technique for the characterization of bio-molecules at the nanoscale level. It facilitates chemical imaging on the scale of single molecules, extending...


March 16, 2016
Raman Spectral Flow Cytometry
Raman Spectral Flow Cytometry

A key and continuing goal in the development of flow cytometry techniques is the ability to measure ever more parameters for each particle under test. Work carried out by Prof John Nolan’s group at La Jolla Bioengineering...


March 16, 2016
Identification of Natural and Synthetic Gems
Identification of Natural and Synthetic Gems

Fluorescence measurements easily distinguish real amber from artificially created resin, while photoluminescence generated during Raman studies can detect dyes used to enhance the color of pearls and coral. Both...


March 14, 2016
OceanView Spectroscopy Software and Analysis of Edible Oils
OceanView Spectroscopy Software and Analysis of Edible Oils

The UV-excited fluorescence spectrum measured for an edible oil sample is the combination of fluorescence arising from fatty acids, tocopherols, plant pigments, chlorophyll and other compounds found in the oil.


March 14, 2016
Absorbance of Anti-Oxidants in a Fruit Juice Blend
Absorbance of Anti-Oxidants in a Fruit Juice Blend

Absorbance measurements are a simple and non-destructive way to measure concentration. The amount of absorbance is proportional to the concentration of the sample. Often components of a mixture such as...


March 14, 2016
Measuring Intrinsic Protein Fluorescence
Measuring Intrinsic Protein Fluorescence

Intrinsic fluorescence is a powerful indicator of protein structure and function. The amount of fluorescence can often give the researcher insight into the protein’s conformational states or activity under different biological...


March 10, 2016

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