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Rapid Excitation Emission Matrix Analysis of SWCNTs

August 03, 2022

Using excitation emission matrix spectroscopy, a photoluminescence spectrometer with InGaAs NIR camera, is used to identify the chiral indexes present in a SWCNT sample.

Whisky Analysis by Raman Spectroscopy

June 15, 2022

This application note details the quantitative use of Raman spectroscopy to determine ethanol content in samples of whisky.

X-ray-Excited Luminescence Lifetime of Scintillators

October 08, 2021

The spectral and time-resolved X-ray-excited luminescence of a liquid scintillator is studied using an Edinburgh photoluminescence spectrometer and X-ray sample chamber.

Time-resolved Spectroscopy of Phosphorescent Oxygen Sensors

September 08, 2021

Application note describing how an Edinburgh Instruments FLS1000 Photoluminescence Spectrometer can be used to characterize solid sensors in a relevant environment of interest.

Avoiding Dead Time Losses with Reverse Mode TCSPC

March 08, 2021

In this technical note, the concept of dead time in TCSPC fluorescence lifetime measurements is introduced, and how it can be avoided using Reverse Mode is explained.

Studying Polymer Phase Transitions with Raman Spectroscopy

December 08, 2020

In this application Edinburgh Instruments RMS1000 Raman Microscope, with a heated stage, is used to observe phase transitions in 2 polymers - polyethylene and nylon-6.

Discrimination of Cooking Oils Using Raman Spectroscopy

November 11, 2020

In this application note, Edinburgh Instruments highlights how Raman spectroscopy, in combination with chemometrics, can be used to identify cooking oil adulteration.

Optimization of SERS for Glucose Sensing

September 10, 2020

In this application note the optimization of gold nanoparticles is investigated using Edinburgh Instruments Raman microscope for the development of a SERS glucose sensor.