IsoPlane 81(previously called FERGIE)
Research Stories

Sensitive CoV-SARS-2 Detection with Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of fast, reliable and cost-effective detection of disease characteristics and spread. Researchers from the University of Canterbury and Massey University have used SERS to detect CoV-SARS-2 to prevent future public health challenges…Find out more

Deborah Crittenden, Mark Waterland
Optical Detection of CoV-SARS-2 Viral Proteins to Sub-Picomolar Concentrations

Raman Spectroscopy in Applied Research

Researchers from Massey University, linked to Mark Waterland, have been using Raman spectroscopy to solve complicated problems over a wide range of applied research. Mark Waterland’s team have shown how Raman spectroscopy can help improve the quality of roads, characterize leather quality and determining milk contamination…Find out more

Mark Waterland
Road Materials and Pavement Design, Journal of Leather Science and Engineering

Characterizing OLEDS Using PL and Phosphorescence

Researchers from the University of Minnesota used a FERGIE spectroscopy system to investigate the molecular structure of organic light emitting devices…Find out more

Russell J. Holmes
Applied Physics Letters

Increasing Dissolution of Drugs using Nanocrystals

Analytical techniques are essential for the development of new and enhanced drugs. Researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology are using Raman spectroscopy to investigate particle materials and nanotechnology for improved drug delivery…Find out more

Ecevit Bilgili
Powder Technology

Room-Temperature Electrocaloric Effect in Layered Ferroelectric CuInP2S6 for Solid-State Refrigeration

Researchers at Purdue University use FERGIE to characterize a novel eclectrocaloric material. They used temperature dependent Raman spectroscopy to analyze the cooling properties of the material…Find out more

Peide D. Ye
ACS Nano

HyNASDs As ASD Alternative For Enhanced Release of BCS Class II Drugs

Researchers from the New Jersey Institute of Technology used a FERGIE to study the bioavailability of poorly soluble drugs. They used Raman spectroscopy alongside x-ray powder diffraction to investigate solubility…Find out more

Ecevit Bilgili
European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics

Thermally Stimulated Luminescence for Characterizing Optical Fibers

Thermally stimulated luminescence has been used by researchers from France to characterize the materials used for optical fibers. By using a FERGIE (previous version of the IsoPlane 81) the researchers were able to establish that slowly heating fibers allows for the repair of defect centers…Find out more

Franck Mady
Optical Materials Express