Acton LS 785Research Stories

Improving the Quality of Handheld Raman Spectroscopy with Adaptive Focus Probes

Researchers from Germany have developed a novel set up that uses a liquid lens, alongside a LS-785 spectrometer and PIXIS camera, to dynamically adjust the focus on a handheld Raman spectroscopy system. The improvement of the quality of this system will allow for handheld Raman spectroscopy to be used for multiple biological and clinical applications…Find out more

Jürgen Popp and Iwan Schie
Optics Express

Understanding the Quality of Vascular Grafts and Heart Valve Transplants using Raman Spectroscopy

Researchers, associated with Prof. Jeurgen Popp from Friedrich Schiller University in Jena and Prof. Laura Marcu from UC Davis, have been using a combination of Raman spectroscopy and fluorescence lifetime imaging (FLIM) to characterize and diagnose molecular changes in bovine pericardium (BP). BP is a biomaterial commonly used in heart valve reconstructive surgery and characterization will provide insight into the failure mechanisms of this material…Find out more

Juergen Popp
Laura Marcu

Analytical Chemistry

Direct Observation Of Glucose Fingerprint Using In Vivo Raman Spectroscopy

Researchers from MIT (USA) and Samsung (Korea) used a PIXIS-1024BRX and LS-785 spectrograph to monitor blood glucose levels non-invasively through optical detection, greatly enhancing the comfort of diabeters patients…Find out more

Jeon Woong Kang, Peter So (MIT Spectroscopy Lab)
Samsung mobile Healthcare Laboratory (Korea)

Science Advances

Raman Spectroscopy for Skin Wound Evaluation

Researchers at Nanyang Technical University used an Acton LS-785 spectrograph and PIXIS camera to measure ex vivo rat skin. By using Raman scattering the researchers were able to determine how surfaces wounds heal at different depths…Find out more.

Quan Liu
Biomedical Optics Express

SESORS For Deep Tissue Biological Applications

Researchers at Duke University are using an Acton LS-785 spectrograph and PIXIS camera to detect nanoparticles deep within biological tissue. The group used combination of surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) and spatially offset Raman spectroscopy for a range of biosensing applications…Find out more

Tuan Vo-Dinh
Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic and Surgical Guidance Systems XVI

Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering with ICCD Cameras

CARS spectroscopy was used by researchers from Japan to simultaneously detect the entire spectral region of fundamental vibration modes. They used an ICCD camera with InGaAs intensifier to measure CARS signal with a 1064 nm laser…Find out more

Hideaki Kano
Chemistry Letters

Identifying Cancer Tissue with Raman Spectroscopy

Raman spectroscopy, reflectance spectroscopy and autofluorescence imaging was used by researchers at Fujian Normal University to identify cancerous tissue…Find out more

Haishan Zheng
Journal of Biophotonics