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Raman Spectroscopy and the Hunt for Aliens

How are Raman spectroscopy and aliens connected? In 2020 NASA launched the Mars rover Perseverance, after landing on the 18th of February 2021 Perseverance has been exploring the surface hunting for ancient microbial life. So, what does Raman spectroscopy have to do with this?

Map of the Month

Every month we will highlight our pick for Map of the Month to show how our spectrometers can be used to reveal all the hidden secrets in your samples.
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What is Quantum Yield?

What is Quantum Yield? In this article we give a useful insight to the history of quantum yield and how to measure it using the Absolute and Relative methods.

Edinburgh Instruments Spectroscopy Instrumentation Overview

At Edinburgh Instruments, we understand that choosing the right spectroscopy instrumentation can be difficult, which is why we have highlighted the most popular Spectroscopy Instrumentation products from our Photonics division in this product overview.

Celebrating our 50th Anniversary: Zach Nilsson

As we continue to highlight our staff during our 50th Anniversary celebrations, this month we would like to introduce Zach Nilsson, our new Optical Product Engineer. We caught up with Zach to find out what interested him to work within the industry and the hobbies he has outside of work.

Celebrating our 50th Anniversary: Rebecca Keenan Interview

As we continue to highlight our staff during our 50th Anniversary celebrations, this month we shine a light on Rebecca Keenan, our Marketing Assistant. She has been with the company for a year now joining us in the midst of COVID-19 lockdown. We decided it might be time to catch up with her to find out how she is enjoying

Molecular Terahertz Laser

In a recent article published in EuroPhotonics magazine, our Applications Manager Dr. Stuart Thomson explains the science behind the operation of the Terahertz Molecular Laser and discusses its use in industrial and scientific imaging, materials analysis and biomedical research.

Virtual Spectrometer & Microscope Demos

Investing in a new optical spectrometer is an important decision for any research group; with a wide range of options available. To aid you in selecting the ideal spectrometer and configuration for your research we would like to invite you for a virtual visit to our Applications Lab in Scotland.

UVA UVB Transmittance of Sunglasses

As the northern hemisphere enters summer the applications team at Edinburgh Instruments looks back on its investigation into the protectivity of sunglasses. This study started after a sunny trip to San Diego California back in 2019 when travel and in—person conferences could occur...

What is Transient Absorption Spectroscopy?

Transient absorption (TA) spectroscopy, also known as flash photolysis, is a pump-probe spectroscopic technique utilised to measure the photogenerated excited state absorption energies and associated lifetimes of molecules, materials, and devices. Find out more.