NIRvanaFeatured Publication Summaries

Imaging And Spectroscopy Characterize Photonic Integrated Circuits

Collaborators between University of Sydney, Jena and Braunschweig are developing complex photonic integrated circuits using modular design. They have created a plasmonic device that rotates the polarization of an IR beam via incorporated nanofocusing elements…Find out more

C. Martijn de Sterke
Nature Communications

Facile One-Pot Synthesis of monodispersed NIR-II Emissive Silver Sulfide Quantum Dots

Researchers from Nanjing University used a NIRvana InGaAs camera to demonstrate how silver based quantum dots can be used for fluorescence imaging in the NIR-II/SWIR wavelength range – highly useful for non-invasive, in-vivo studies…Find out more

Wei Huang
Inorganic Chemistry Communications

NIR Optical Imaging System for High-Resolution Deep-Tissue Imaging

Researchers from MIT, in collaboration with Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, have designed an NIR optical imaging system called DOLPHIN. This system is able to produce high-resolution, deep-tissue imaging within the NIR…Find out more

Angela Belcher
Scientific Reports

NIR Spectrometry for Characterizing Laser Emissions

Solitons are self-reinforcing waves within a laser that are important for building new optoelectronic devices. Researchers from Poland, alongside collaborators from Germany, Australia and Singapore, characterized the IR emission of these devices via spectroscopy and momentum space spectroscopy…Find out more

Marcin Syperek

NIR detection of single-walled carbon nanotubes for in vivo studies

Collaborating researchers from the University of Florida, University of Texas and Duke University demonstrated how NIR fluorescence was an effective method for measuring pulmonary retention of single-walled carbon nanotubes within a murine model…Find out more

Tara Sabo-Attwood

Low Toxicity NIR-II/SWIR Fluorescent Probes Mimicking ICG

Researchers from Fudan University developed biomolecular fluorophores similar to ICG, but synthesized them to emit in the NIR-II/SWIR wavelength range. They were able to do this without compromising on low toxicity for potential clinical applications…Find out more

Fan Zhang
Nature Communications

Rare Earth Metals for NIR-II Bioimaging Fluorescent Probes

Fluorescent probes, based on rare earth metals, are being developed by a team of researchers from Hunan Normal University due to their high performance and tunability. The researchers have shown the functionality of these probes with in vivo measurements…Find out more

Hongrong Liu
Materials Science and Engineering: C

Singlet Oxygen Emission to Monitor Tumor Apoptosis

Researchers from Dartmouth college have been using 2D imaging for singlet oxygen imaging and dosimetry in cancer treatment by radiation therapy. This allows them to monitor the reaction dose as well as estimate the deposited energy dose during treatments…Find out more

Brian Pogue & Scott Davis
Optical Methods for Tumor Treatment and Detection: Mechanisms and Techniques in Photodynamic Therapy XXVIII

Cherenkov Emission to Characterize Radiation Treatment of Tumors

Researchers from Dartmouth in Vermont use an NIRvana camera to look at fluorescent quantum dots that absorb the Cherenkov radiation and emit SWIR radiation. This is to measure radiation deposited at different points within the body during radiotherapy…Find out more

Brian Pogue
Journal of Biomedical Optics

Carbon Nanotubes to Measure Nanoscale Mechanics of Living Systems

Researchers from UC Berkely are looking at carbon nanotubes to understand biomechanics on the nanoscale. The nanotubes are tuned to emit in the SWIR/NIR-II range due to low background fluorescence and high spatial accuracy…Find out more

Markita Landry

Carbon Nanotubes as In vivo Bio Probes

Hiromichi Kataura from the National Institute of Advanced SCience and Technology in Japan is studying in vivo brown adipose tissue using carbon nanotubes. Researchers in his group are studying this tissue as it is an important factor in the regulation of body temperature, anti-obesity and diabetic effects…Find out more

Hiromichi Kataura
Scientific Reports

Carbon Nanotubes for Nanophotonic Devices

Researchers from Heidelberg University are producing new materials for nanophotonic devices based on carbon nanotubes. The team used emission and photoluminescence spectroscopy to characterize the new devices using a NIRvana, PIXIS and IsoPlane 320…Find out more

Jana Zaumseil
ACS Photonics

Spinning Disc Confocal Microscopy for SWIR/NIR-II Wavelengths

Researchers from Ecole POlytechnique Federale de Lausanne combined scanning disc confocal microscopy and SWIR/NIR-II imaging to acquire high resolution imaging with a large field of view. By using a NIRvana InGaAs camera the team were able to obtain images of carbon nanotubes at high frame rates within cells and monitor glucose biosensors …Find out more

Ardemis Boghossian
Scientific Reports

New NIR-II Emission Probe for In vivo Imaging

By using a NIRvana InGaAs camera, researchers from the Hongkong Polytechnic University characterized a new emission probe that is suitable for NIR-II clinical imaging…Find out more

Jianhua Hao

Molecule for In vivo Imaging in the SWIR and NIR-II Range

Researchers from Fudan University characterize a new SWIR/NIR-II molecule for in vivo imaging, with the ability to measure brain tissue as well as dynamic acquisition of respiratory rates…Find out more

Fan Zhang
Angewandte Chemi International Edition