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Articles Published Using PI Equipment

Molecular Imaging through centimeters of tissue: High resolution imaging with Cerenkov excitation
... 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. ...

Dynamic control of light emission faster than the lifetime limit using VO2 phase-change
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.

Development of a collective Thomson scattering system for laser-produced tin plasmas for extreme-ultraviolet light sources
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.

Photophysiology and albedo-changing potential of the ice algal community on the surface of the Greenland ice sheet
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.

Integrated Mueller-matrix near-infrared imaging and point-wise spectroscopy improves colonic cancer detection
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.

New developments in laser-heated diamond anvil cell with in situ synchrotron x-ray diffraction at High Pressure Collaborative Access Team
Researchers from the Carnegie Institution of Washington have used a PIMAX4 emICCD and a PIXIS 400 BR in their research with diamond anvil cells.

Near-wall velocity profile measurement for nanofluid
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.

Quantifying and controlling the magnetic dipole contribution to 1.5-µm light emission in erbium-doped yttrium oxide
NIRvana SWIR/NIR camera and IsoPlane 320 spectrograph are instrumenatal in recent groundbreaking research.

Cathodoluminescence mapping and thermoluminescence of Pr3+ doped in a CaTiO3/CaGa2O4 composite phosphor
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.

LSPR Imaging of Silver Triangular Nanoprisms: Correlating Scattering with Structure Using Electrodynamics for Plasmon Lifetime Analysis
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

Sensitive method for measuring third order nonlinearities in compact dielectric and hybrid plasmonic waveguides
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.

Cell Membrane Proteins Modulate the Carbon Nanotube Optical Bandgap via Surface Charge Accumulation
NIRvana 640 SWIR/NIR camera and IsoPlane 320 are integral parts of the experimental setup in cell adhesion research involving carbon nanotubes.

X-ray-Induced Shortwave Infrared Biomedical Imaging Using Rare- Earth Nanoprobes
Princeton Instruments NIRvana 640 SWIR InGaAs cameras is used as part of the experimental setup to image biological structures.

Shocking Materials - ESRFnews
PI-MAX4:1024f used in ESRF's multi-frame, high-resolution phase-contrast imaging of extreme physical behavior.

Multi-point ignition of Hydrogen/Air mixtures with single pulsed nanosecond surface dielectric barrier discharge. Morphology of the discharge at elevated pressures.
Researhers at Ecole Polytecnique - Sorbonne University and Moscow State University utilized a PI-MAX4 ICCD in their experimental setup.

Raman-based Identification of Circulating Tumor Cells for Cancer Diagnosis
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.

Time gating for energy selection and scatter rejection: High-energy pulsed neutron imaging at LANSCE
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.

Development and Characterization of a Portable Atmospheric-Pressure Argon Plasma Jet for Sterilization
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.

An all-optical Compton source for single-exposure x-ray imaging
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.

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