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Edinburgh Instruments Proudly Sponsors Livingston Care Home Walk

In November members of staff from Livingston Care Home, embarked, along with family and friends on a sponsored 5k walk to raise funds for Livingston Care Home.
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What is Fluorescence Lifetime?

Fluorescence lifetime is an important photophysical parameter, providing insights into the energy relaxation and dynamics of the species under study.

Map of the Month – Imaging Mouse Intestine

This Map of the Month we highlight the versatility of the RMS1000 by incorporating a femtosecond pulsed infrared fibre laser to measure multiphoton images of mouse intestine.

Shining a Light on Bone Composition Using Raman Spectroscopy

Raman spectroscopy is a valuable tool for the non-destructive and specific analysis of biological samples. Find out more about how we used the RM5 to examine the composition of bone tissue in our new blog post.

Map of the Month – MoS2 Fast Mapping

How can we take Raman maps faster? This Map of the Month we discuss our Fast Mapping feature in Ramacle® using a sample of MoS2 to show how we can acquire Raman maps with significantly reduced acquisition times.

Ben Nevis Summit Fundraiser for The Ronald McDonald House

On 10th September, Edinburgh Instruments, Mechanical Design Engineer, Adam Loch climbed Ben Nevis along with friends and family to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House Charity.

Food Analysis and Raman Spectroscopy

When we buy food from the supermarket, we expect it to be safe and authentic, but how do authorities check this? Raman spectroscopy is one of the tools used due to its chemical identification power, this blog details how the technique is used on alcohol and edible oils.

Map of the Month - Convallaria

September’s Map of the Month highlights recent research on the RMS1000 using a femtosecond laser to measure 2PEF. 2PEF is a fantastic technique for studying biological samples, and this MOTM focuses on a stained slide of convallaria.
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What are Absorption, Excitation and Emission Spectra?

Learn more about the differences between molecular absorption, excitation and emission spectra in this latest blog post.

Map of the Month – Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes

August’s Map of the Month highlights a recent application note studying SWCNTs. The have a broad range of applications and studying the chiral indexes present in a SWCNT sample is crucial for understanding their properties. Photoluminescence spectroscopy is one of the most helpful tools to study such samples, in the form of excitation emission matrix spectroscopy.