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The Rayleigh Criterion for Microscope Resolution

The lateral (X-Y) resolution of fluorescence and Raman microscopes is frequently calculated using the famous Rayleigh Criterion for resolution, 0.61λ/NA, but where does this resolution limit arise from and how does it relate to the other resolution limits encountered in microscopy?   The Point Spread Function & Airy Pattern When a point emitter (such as a quantum dot) is imaged by a microscope,

Techcomp Beijing have Moved to a New Home!

Techcomp Beijing are delighted to announce their move to new offices in the city. This will enable the business to facilitate new strategic development plans. Accompanied by all staff, Ms Zhanghairong, the vice president of TIL, and the vice president of Techcomp Scientific Limited, hosted a welcome ceremony and celebrated the move to the new office with a traditional ribbon cutting

Academic Collaboration: Roll-to-roll Perovskite Solar Cells Publication

Congratulations to Matteo Colombo, an Edinburgh Instruments sponsored Masters student at SPECIFIC Innovation Centre (Swansea University) on his first publication on perovskite solar cell manufacturing. Matteo carried out his MEng studies in the last academic course under the supervision of Dr Stoichko Dimitrov (currently a lecturer at Queen Mary University London) and Dr Matthew Davies with financial support from Edinburgh Instruments.

COVID-19 Statement

Given the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, we wanted to take the time to reassure you that Edinburgh Instruments is taking all measures to ensure the safety of our staff whilst delivering our usual high standard of service to all our customers with minimal disruption. The health & safety of our staff, their families and customers is our first and foremost priority. We

Edinburgh Instruments Attends Biophysical 2020

Edinburgh Instruments were delighted to attend the 64th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society held in sunny San Diego, California. This long-standing meeting is the largest Biophysics conference in the world, attended by thousands of researchers every year. Over 500 talks and 2,000 posters were presented at this year’s edition which covered a wide range of topics such as membrane

Techcomp’s Role in China’s New Coronavirus Hospital

We have all been amazed at the construction of the new 1,000 bed hospital that has been built in just ten days to help with the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Wuhan, China. There are now over 28,000 people affected and there have been over 500 deaths. We are delighted to play some small part in helping to bring aid

I-APS Awards in Photochemistry Sponsorship

I-APS Award in Photochemistry Sponsored by Edinburgh Instruments   Prof. Felix Castellano (middle) accepting the 2020 I-APS Award in Photochemistry from Prof. Jim McCusker, I-APS President (right), with Edinburgh Instruments’ Application and Technology Scientist, Dr. Ian Stanton (left). Edinburgh Instruments is pleased to announce that they will be sponsoring the Inter-American Photochemistry Society (I-APS) Award in Photochemistry starting in 2020. This year’s recipient,

Edinburgh Instruments Ltd Announces New Partnership with Bio-Rad and Its KnowItAll Raman Spectral Identification Program

To mark the recent launch of Edinburgh Instruments new RM5 Raman Microscope, the company has today announced its partnership with Bio-Rad and its KnowItAll Raman Spectral Identification Partner Program. The partnership enables Edinburgh Instruments to give its customers access to the largest Raman Spectral Database and Raman Identification Software. As a Bio-Rad Raman Spectral Identification Partner, Edinburgh Instruments Raman Microscope customers will

Edinburgh Instruments Summer BBQ with TechComp partners

Long Service Awards On Wednesday 10th of July, Edinburgh Instruments welcomed Richard Lo, TechComp Chairman, and Senior Management from TechComp, to our Scottish HQ in Livingston. We were also joined by our sister companies Edinburgh Sensors, Precisa and Scion for a lovely afternoon of tasty food, speeches, and the celebration of our long serving employees. To protect ourselves from the uncertain Scottish weather

Precision Raman: New RM5 Raman Microscope from Edinburgh Instruments.

Edinburgh Instruments has recently announced the launch of the new RM5 Raman Microscope to be manufactured in Scotland at their European headquarters manufacturing base and research and development centre. A compact and fully automated Raman Microscope, the RM5 is suitable for analytical and research purposes. The truly confocal design of the RM5 is unique to the market and offers uncompromised spectral