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Microscopic time-resolved imaging of singlet oxygen by delayed fluorescence in living cells
Author: M. Scholz, J. Hala et al.
09/01/2017  Publication: Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences
A PI-MAX4 is used to introduce Singlet Oxygen Feedback Delayed Fluorescence a new image technique for more sensitive detection of singlet oxygen with potential applications in cancer therapy.

Analysis of charcoal blast furnace slags by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
Author: C. Bhatt, D. McIntyre et al.
08/31/2017  Publication: Applied Optics
Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) study on charcoal blast furnace slags. A 1064nm wavelength Nd:YAG laser is used to generate a plasma and a PI-MAX4 detects spectral signatures, measuring quantitative composition of Al, Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, and Si.

Effcient ambient-air-stable solar cells with 2D-3D heterostructured butylammonium-caesium-formamidinium lead halide perovskites
Author: Z. Wang, H. Snaith et. al
08/14/2017  Publication: Nature Energy
Study of perovskite solar cells with enhanced stability. A PI-MAX4 is used for ns-scale, time-resolved photoluminescence measurements on the devices.

Probing Membrane Receptor - Ligand Specificity with Surface- and Tip- Enhanced Raman Scattering
Author: Zachary Schultz, et. al.
08/14/2017  Publication: Analytical Chemistry
Researchers at Northwestern University used an IsoPlane 320 and a ProEM EMCCD camera in their SERS setup to investigate interactions between a ligand and a protein.

Detection and characterization of chemical aerosol using laser-trapping single-particle Raman spectroscopy
Author: Yong-Le Pan, et. al.
08/10/2017  Publication: Applied Optics
Researcher at the US Army Research Lab and Sandia National Lab utilize a IsoPlane 320 and a ProEM EMCCD to perform Raman spectroscopy to detect and characterize the presence of chemical agent aerosals in various complex atmospheric environments for a defense mission.

Progress on Development of SPIDER Diagnostics
Author: R. Pasqualotto, et. al.
08/09/2017  Publication: 5h Int'l Symposium on Negative Ions, Beams and Sources
Within the path towards the development of ITER heating neutral beam injectors (HNB), a key role is played by SPIDER, the full size prototype of the HNB source under construction at Consorzio RFX [1]. SPIDER is a 100 kV negative hydrogen/deuterium RF source, with a multi-grid accelerator, made of 1280 apertures distributed over an area of 1.5x0.6m2, in 4x4 groups of 5x16 apertures each.

Detection of neurotransmitters through the skull by surface enhanced spatially-offset Raman spectroscopy
Author: Bhavaya Sharma, Amber S. Moody
07/24/2017  Publication: OSA Optical Sensors Proceedings 2017
Researchers at University of Tennessee present results on surface-enhanced spatially-offset Raman spectroscopy (SESORS) measurements of epinephrine at 50 mM and 100 µM in a brain tissue mimic through a cat skull.

Multispectral electroluminescence enhancement of single-walled carbon nanodisk arrays
Author: J. Zaumseil, Y. Zakharko et. al.
07/01/2017  Publication: Optics Express
The integrations of periodic nanodisk arrays into the channel of a light-emitting field-effect transistor leads to enhanced and directional electroluminescence from thin films of purified semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes.

Mechanisms of carbon dimer formation in colliding laser-produced carbon plasmas
Author: Sizyuk, Oliver, and Diwakar
06/26/2017  Publication: Journal of Applied Physics
In this study, we developed and integrated experimental and multidimensional modeling techniques to access the temporal and spatial resolution of colliding plasma characteristics that elucidated the mechanism for early carbon dimer formation. Plume evolution imaging, monochromatic imaging, and optical emission spectroscopy of graphite-produced, carbon plasmas were performed.

Band-Tail Recombination in Hybrid Lead Iodide Perovskite
Author: A. Wright, L. Herz et al.
06/05/2017  Publication: Advanced Functional Materials
Time dependpent PL spectroscopy from the ns to ms timescale, helping to optimize materials for solar cell and laser applications.

Band-Tail Recombination in Hybrid Lead Iodide Perovskite
Author: A. Wright, L. Herz et al.
06/05/2017  Publication: Advanced Functional Materials
Time dependpent PL spectroscopy from the ns to ms timescale, helping to optimize materials for solar cell and laser applications.

Rotational-Raman-Based Temperature Measurements in a High Velocity Turbulent-Jet
Author: Mark P. Wernet and Robert C. Anderson Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio
06/01/2017  Publication: NASA publications
Spontaneous rotational Raman scattering spectroscopy is used to acquire the first ever high quality, spatially-resolved measurements of the mean and root mean square (rms) temperature fluctuations in turbulent, high-velocity heated jets. Raman spectra in air were obtained across a matrix of radial and axial locations downstream from a 50 mm diameter nozzle operating from subsonic to supersonic conditions over a wide range of temperatures and Mach numbers, in accordance with the Tanna matrix frequently used in jet noise studies.

Shortwave Infrared Fluorescence Imaging with the Clinically Approved Near-Infrared Dye Indocyanine Green
Author: J. Carr, M. Bawendi, O Bruns et al.
04/28/2017  Publication: Biorxiv
Demonstration of in vivo optical SWIR fluorescence imaging techniques for in vivo angiography and tumor targeted imaging. Use of FDA approved dyes shows the suitability for human applications. Observation at SWIR wavelength leads to higher contrast images of structures located in several mm depth of tissue.

A milliliter-scale setup for the efficient characterization of isothermal vapor-liquid equilibria using Raman spectroscopy
Author: André Bardow, et. al.
04/27/2017  Publication: Fluid Phase Equilibria
A research team from RWTH Aachen University in Germany used an IsoPlane 320 spectrograph with a ProEM 1600 EMCCD camera in their experimental setup measurement procedure for the rapid determination of isothermal vapor-liquid equilibria using only milliliter samples.

Next-generation in vivo optical imaging with short-wave infrared quantum dots
Author: O. Bruns, T. Bischof, M. Bawendi, et al.
04/10/2017  Publication: Nature Biomedical Engineering
The NIRvana scientific SWIR camera was a key component of this in-vivo imaging research that utilized indium-arsenide-based quantum dots to allow imaging of several organs in live mice, including metabolic turnover rates of lipoproteins in organs and three-dimensional quantitative flow maps of the mouse brain vasculature.

In vivo gastrointestinal drug-release monitoring through second near-infrared window fluorescent bioimaging with orally delivered microcarriers
Author: Fan Zhang, et al.
03/10/2017  Publication: Nature Communications
Researchers at Fudan University, Shanghai, China utilized a NIRvana SWIR camera in their research on non-invasive tracking of gastrointestinal drug release using novel microcarriers by measuring fluorescence signals.

Hydrogen-Bonding Modification in Biuret Under Pressure
Author: G. Borstad,J. Ciezak-Jenkins
01/06/2017  Publication: The Journal of Physical Chemistry
An IsoPlane SCT320 spectrograph with an air-cooled PIXIS 400BR eXcelon CCD and the LightField software (Princeton Instruments) were used to collect the Raman spectra

Local environment inside a novel aromatic micelle investigated by steady-state and femtosecond fluorescence spectroscopy of an encapsulated solvatochromic probe
Author: Matthew M. Sartin, Kei Kondo, Michito Yoshizawa, Satoshi Takeuchi and Tahei Tahara
12/08/2016  Publication: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Researchers at RIKEN in Wako, Japan used the Princeton Instruments PyLoN camera as part of their groundbreaking fluorescence spectroscopy experimental setup.

Penetration depth of photons in biological tissues from hyperspectral imaging in shortwave infrared in transmission and reflection geometries
Author: Hairong Zhang ; Daniel Salo ; David M. Kim ; Sergey Komarov ; Yuan-Chuan Tai ; Mikhail Y. Berezin
12/08/2016  Publication: Journal of Biomedical Optics
The NIRvana scientific InGaAs camera is a vital component of research by a group at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO.

Near-infrared exciton-polaritons in strongly coupled single-walled carbon nanotube microcavities
Author: A. Graf, J. Zaumseil et al.
10/10/2016  Publication: Nature Communications
Research teams from Germany and the UK use Fourier Plane spectroscopy to show strong coupling of Carbon Nanotubes in microcavities. This research could lead to electrically pumped electron-polariton lasers.

Electric field dependence of optical phonon frequencies in wurtzite GaN observed in GaN high electron mobility transistors
Author: K. Bagnall, E. Wang et al.
10/04/2016  Publication: Journal of Applied Physics
This research uses sensitive micro-Raman measurements to characterize the temperature of GaN transistors.

Characterization of a high current pulsed arc using optical emission spectroscopy
Author: L. Chemartin, et. al.
09/15/2016  Publication: Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics
A PI-MAX ICCD camera and an Acton SpectraPro 2750 spectrograph are utilized by researchers at Onera French Aerospace Lab and Universite Paris - Saclay.

Shocking Materials
Author: D. Eakins
07/12/2016  Publication: ESRF News
PI-MAX4:1024f used in ESRF's multi-frame, high-resolution phase-contrast imaging of extreme physical behavior.

Combustion characteristics of several typical shale gas mixtures
Author: Andrés Amell Arrieta, et al.
07/01/2016  Publication: Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering
PI-MAX ICCD camera was used in this study, where researchers numerically and experimentally determined several combustion properties of three different shale gas mixtures.

Cathodoluminescence mapping and thermoluminescence of Pr3+ doped in a CaTiO3/CaGa2O4 composite phosphor
Author: L. Notoa, H. Swart et al.
06/06/2016  Publication: Ceramics International
ProEM 1600 EMCCD and SpectraPro 2300 were part of the experimental setup to probe the properties of the one pot prepared composite phosphor of CaTiO3 and CaGa2O4, cathodoluminescence mapping, thermoluminescence and lifetime measurements were carried out.

Integrated Mueller-matrix near-infrared imaging and point-wise spectroscopy improves colonic cancer detection
Author: Jianfeng Wang, Wei Zheng, Kan Lin, and Zhiwei Huang
04/01/2016  Publication: Biomedical Optics Express
The PIXIS 1024 CCD camera was used in recent research in thedevelopment and implementation of a unique integrated Mueller-matrix (MM) near-infrared (NIR) imaging and Muellermatrix point-wise diffuse reflectance (DR) spectroscopy technique for improving colonic cancer detection and diagnosis.

Raman-based Identification of Circulating Tumor Cells for Cancer Diagnosis
Author: C. Krafft, J. Popp et al.,
03/07/2016  Publication: Biomedical Vibrational Spectroscopy 2016: Advances in Research and Industry
An IsoPlane 160 spectrograph and PIXIS camera were used by researchers in their presentation of the use Raman-based methodologies to distinguish cancer cells from normal blood cells. In a first approach, a microfluidic chip was developed to collect Raman spectra from optically trapped cells.

An all-optical Compton source for single-exposure x-ray imaging
Author: A Döpp, E Guillaume, C Thaury, J Gautier, I Andriyash, A Lifschitz, V Malka, A Rousse and K Ta Phuoc
01/22/2016  Publication: Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion
Researchers from CNRS—Ecole Polytechnique—Université Paris-Saclay, France and Centro de Laseres Pulsados, Parque Cientfico, Salamanca, Spain incorporated a Quad-RO x-ray camera in their experimental setup to present results on a single-pulse scheme that uses a plasma mirror to reflect the drive beam of a laser plasma accelerator and to make it collide with the highly-relativistic electrons in its wake.

Sensitive method for measuring third order nonlinearities in compact dielectric and hybrid plasmonic waveguides
Author: F. Diaz, S. Palomba et al.
01/11/2016  Publication: Optics Express
Researchers at University of Sydney, UCal Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore Labs incorporate the IsoPlane and NIRvana to demonstrate a sensitive method for the nonlinear optical characterization of micrometer long waveguides, and apply it to typical silicon-on-insulator nanowires and to hybrid plasmonic waveguides.

Near-wall velocity profile measurement for nanofluid
Author: Anoop Kanjirakat and Reza Sadr
01/05/2016  Publication: AIP Advances
Experiments conducted by researchers from Texas A&M University and the University of Qatar captured particle images using a ProEM 512 EMCCD camera attached to an inverted epi-fluorescence microscope.

Multi-point ignition of Hydrogen/Air mixtures with single pulsed nanosecond surface dielectric barrier discharge. Morphology of the discharge at elevated pressures.
Author: S. Shcherbanev, S. Starikovskaia et al.
01/04/2016  Publication: 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
Researhers at Ecole Polytecnique - Sorbonne University and Moscow State University utilized a PI-MAX4 ICCD in their experimental setup.

Cell Membrane Proteins Modulate the Carbon Nanotube Optical Bandgap via Surface Charge Accumulation
Author: D. Roxbury, D. Heller et al.
12/11/2015  Publication: ACS Nano
NIRvana 640 SWIR/NIR camera and IsoPlane 320 are integral parts of the experimental setup in cell adhesion research involving carbon nanotubes.

Development and Characterization of a Portable Atmospheric-Pressure Argon Plasma Jet for Sterilization
Author: Z. Lin, M. Ho et al.
11/13/2015  Publication: ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition Volume 3: Biomedical and Biotechnology Engineering
Researchers at National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan and National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan used a PI-MAX4 1024i in their experimental setup for this research.

Development of a collective Thomson scattering system for laser-produced tin plasmas for extreme-ultraviolet light sources
Author: K. Tomita, A. Sunahara et al.
11/09/2015  Publication: Applied Physics Express
PI-MAX4 1024f was used by Dr. Tomita and his team at Kyushu University in Japan in theiur experimental setup for their research on spatial profiles of electron density (ne) and electron temperature (Te) of laser-produced Sn plasmas for extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) light sources.

Dynamic control of light emission faster than the lifetime limit using VO2 phase-change
Author: S. Cueff, R. Zia et al.
10/22/2015  Publication: Nature Communications
This proof-of-concept demonstration shows how integration with phase-change materials can transform widespread phosphorescent materials into high-speed optical sources that can be integrated in monolithic nanoscale devices for both free-space and on-chip communication.

Molecular Imaging through centimeters of tissue: High resolution imaging with Cerenkov excitation
Author: Brian W. Pogue
10/20/2015  Publication: Frontiers in Optics 2015
Frontiers in Optics 2015 Brian W. Pogue
... Luminescence was detected from the specimens by a gated intensified CCD camera (ICCD PI- MAX4, Princeton Instruments) with triggering from the LINAC output, gating the intensifier amplify only during the 3 us bursts of radiation, delivered at 200 Hz. ...

Time gating for energy selection and scatter rejection: High-energy pulsed neutron imaging at LANSCE
Author: A. Swift, B. Temple et al.
08/27/2015  Publication: SPIE 9595, Radiation Detectors: Systems and Applications XVI
Researchers at Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE), Los Alamos National Lab utlized the PI-MAX4 ICCD's very fast frame rates and picosecond gating capabilities in this recent research project.

New developments in laser-heated diamond anvil cell with in situ synchrotron x-ray diffraction at High Pressure Collaborative Access Team
Author: Y. Meng, G. Shen et al.
07/01/2015  Publication: Review of Scientific Instruments
Researchers from the Carnegie Institution of Washington have used a PIMAX4 emICCD and a PIXIS 400 BR in their research with diamond anvil cells.

X-ray-Induced Shortwave Infrared Biomedical Imaging Using Rare- Earth Nanoprobes
Author: Dominik Jan Naczynski, Conroy Sun, Silvan Tu¨rkcan, Cesare Jenkins, Ai Leen Koh, Debra Ikeda, Guillem Pratx, and Lei Xing
12/08/2014  Publication: Nano Letters
Princeton Instruments NIRvana 640 SWIR InGaAs cameras is used as part of the experimental setup to image biological structures.

A new broadband near-infrared spectroscopy system for in-vivo measurements of cerebral cytochrome-c-oxidase changes in neonatal brain injury
Author: G. Bale, I. Tachtsidis et. al.
10/01/2014  Publication: Biomed Optics Exp
Investigation of Near IR spectroscopy for monitoring brain injuries in newborns/infants. Using high throughput and multiplexing capabilities of a LS785/PIXIS systm.

Table-top Soft X-ray Microscopy with a Laser-induced Plasma Source Based on a Pulsed Gas-jet
Author: Matthias Müller, Tobias Mey, Jürgen Niemeyer, and Klaus Mann
09/02/2014  Publication: Optics Express
A table-top soft x-ray microscope based on a long-term stable and nearly debris-free laser plasma from a pulsed nitrogen gas jet target is presented. The microscope operates in the “water window” region at 2.88 nm wavelength. The emitted soft x-ray radiation is focused by an ellipsoidal condenser mirror into the object plane and a sample is imaged using a Fresnel zone plate onto a CCD camera. The spatial resolution of the microscope is about 50 nm demonstrated for a Siemens star test pattern.

Quantifying and controlling the magnetic dipole contribution to 1.5-µm light emission in erbium-doped yttrium oxide
Author: D. Li, R. Zia et al.
04/29/2014  Publication: Physical Review
NIRvana SWIR/NIR camera and IsoPlane 320 spectrograph are instrumenatal in recent groundbreaking research.

Photophysiology and albedo-changing potential of the ice algal community on the surface of the Greenland ice sheet
Author: M. Yallop, N. Roberts et al.
09/27/2012  Publication: The ISME Journal
A ProEM 1024 EMCCD and a SpectraPro 2155 spectrograph are used in this research by a team from Greeenland, Denmark and the UK to demonstrate the widespread green algae in the ice sheets in parts of Greenland.

Soft x-ray scattering facility at the Advanced Light Source with real-time data processing and analysis
Author: E. Gann, A. T. Young, B. A. Collins, H. Yan, J. Nasiatka, H. A. Padmore, H. Ade, A. Hexemer, and C. Wang
04/12/2012  Publication: Review of Scientific Instruments
The Princeton Instruments PI-MTE in-vacuum x-ray camera was used in by researchers at North Carolina State and the Advanced Light Source at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley CA.

LSPR Imaging of Silver Triangular Nanoprisms: Correlating Scattering with Structure Using Electrodynamics for Plasmon Lifetime Analysis
Author: Richard P. Van Duyne, George C. Schatz,Martin G. Blaber, Anne-Isabelle Henry, Julia M. Bingham
12/09/2011  Publication: Journal of Physical Chemistry
The ProEM 512B was part of the experimental setup for the group at Northwestern University's investigation into the optical response of truncated and nontruncated Ag triangular nanoprisms

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