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Webinar: Photoluminescence Characterisation of Perovskite Semiconductors

We recently visited the virtual MRS Spring Conference where we ran a webinar session on the popular topic of  'Photoluminescence Characterisation of Perovskite Semiconductors'. 

Edinburgh Instruments Webinar: Photoluminescence and Transient Absorption

Discover the latest webinar presented by Edinburgh Instruments 'Photoluminescence and Transient Absorption'

Celebrating our 50th Anniversary: Mark McCallum Interview

As we continue to highlight our staff during our 50th Anniversary celebrations, this month we shine a light on Mark McCallum, our Operations Group Manager. As he has been with the company now for 12 and a half years we caught up with him to take a look at his role and the interesting hobbies he has outside of work.

Celebrating our 50th Anniversary: Craig Graham Interview

As we continue to highlight our staff during our 50th Anniversary celebrations, we shine a light on Craig Graham, our Product/Operations Engineer.  As he has been with the company now for 7 years we take a look at his role and also some of his interesting hobbies outside of work...

Celebrating our 50th Anniversary: Chris Sprought Interview

As we continue to highlight our staff during our 50th Anniversary celebrations, we shine a light on Chris Sprought, our Diode laser production manager. As he celebrates 10 years with the company we take a look at his role and also some of his interesting hobbies outside of work...

What is Laser Induced Fluorescence?

Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF) is an optical spectroscopic technique where a sample is excited with a laser, and the fluorescence emitted by the sample is subsequently captured by a photodetector. LIF can be understood as a class of fluorescence spectroscopy where the usual lamp excitation is replaced by a laser source. Find out more.

Women in Science at Edinburgh Instruments - Angela Flack

To celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science we take time to catch-up with Angela Flack, our Applications Scientist. Here she reveals what a typical day looks like for her working within Raman Spectroscopy at Edinburgh Instruments.

Celebrating our 50th Anniversary: Glen Donaldson Interview

We are delighted to be celebrating Edinburgh Instruments 50th Anniversary. Join us in the celebration and get to know our hard working staff. To start the celebration we caught up with Glen Donaldson, find out what interesting hobbies he has.

What is Kasha’s Rule?

Kasha’s Rule is named after the American molecular spectroscopist Michael Kasha and is one of the main principles in fluorescence spectroscopy. This article explores the results of Kasha's seminal paper “Characterization of Electronic Transitions in Complex Molecules". Learn more about this pioneer of fluorescence spectroscopy.

The Beer-Lambert Law

In this article, the definitions of transmittance and absorbance of light by a substance are first introduced followed by an explanation of the Beer-Lambert Law.