Technical Notes

Here you can find articles that give a brief description of a specific development, technique or procedure. These also may include modifications on existing techniques, procedures or equipment.

What exactly is the technique of Time-Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC)?
Why do we use TCPSC for fluorescence lifetime measurements?
Should you choose an ozone-free or ozone generating Xenon bulb?

Compare the stray light performance for the FLS980 with either single or double monochromators
Reflection, absorption and quantum yield measurements using the integrating sphere
Guide for the measurement of absolute quantum yields of liquid samples

An example of transmission and absorbance measurements of liquid samples in the FS5 Fluorescence Spectrometer
A comparison of detection capabilities for the measurement of singlet oxygen
Calculation of chromaticity coordinates of phosphors used in the lighting industry

Typical laser pulse widths achieved using the picosecond pulsed diode lasers (EPL Series)
A dynamic quenching experiment studied with steady-state and time-resolved spectroscopy
A description of FIR lines seen with the Edinburgh Instruments' range of FIR lasers

Introduction to flash photolysis aimed at newcomers to the technique.