PIXISFeatured Publication Summaries

Raman and second harmonic generation spectroscopy for researching ferroelectricity in 2D materials

Researchers from Vilnius University and Oak Ridge Nation Laboratory are studying thiophosphate materials for their ferroelectric properties and how these can be used in 2D van-der-Waals heterostructures. The researchers use Raman spectroscopy and second harmonic generation spectroscopy to characterize the thiophosphates…Find out more

Petro Maksymovych
Nature Communications
2020

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
2020

Nano-agents Enable Photon Induced Cancer Treatment in the NIR-II Wavelength Range

Researchers from China are combining monolayers of Tungsten diselenide with photonic crystal structures to influence the energy and direction of light emission. They are able to characterize the energy-momentum properties of these materials using an Isoplane-320 spectrograph and a PIXIS 400 camera. These investigations highlight interesting physics and the fundamentals of photonic and quantum devices……Find out more

Tian Jiang
Laser and Photonics Reviews
2020

Characterizing Coupling of Nanostructures Using Microspectroscopy

Researchers from the University of Connecticut used an IsoPlane SCT 320 and PIXIS 1024 to investigate the interactions between quantum dots and metallic nanoparticles. These particles are fundamental for nanostructure applications such as light emission, energy production and optical sensing…Find out more

Jing Zhao
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters
2020

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
2020

Depth-Sensitive Raman Spectroscopy for Skin Wound Evaluation in Rodents

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
2019

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
2018