Imaging Enhanced: Today’s Raman Microscopy Applications – A Sponsored Virtual Symposium



*Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 1pm EDT* Confocal Raman imaging is a powerful, versatile, and increasingly common microscopy technique capable of quickly identifying the molecules in a sample and visualizing their physical distribution three-dimensionally. The conference will give a comprehensive overview of current technologies and their latest applications. *On Demand Until May 19, 2022*

Heavy Metals in Baby Food

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Event Overview:

With the rise of confocal Raman imaging microscopy as a preferred chemical characterization method, a wide range of applications have emerged that demonstrate its potential for state-of-the-art research. This virtual conference will provide insight regarding the technological foundation of exceptional imaging results and speakers from academia and industry will highlight the benefits that Raman microscopy can offer a variety of scientific fields. Raman spectroscopy–based particle analysis will also be presented, as it shows immense potential for accelerating investigations of microplastics.


Session 1: Raman Imaging and its Potential in Earth & Life Sciences

1:00 – 1:30

Fundamentals and advances in confocal Raman Imaging

Dr. Thomas Dieing, WITec GmbH, Ulm, Germany

1:30 – 2:00

Application of Micro-Raman Spectroscopy to Qualify the CO2 Contents of Magmas and Volcanic Eruptions

Asst. Prof. Esteban Gazel, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

2:00 – 2:30

Correlative Optical Superresolution Autofluorescence and Raman Spectroscopy of Human Kidney Stones

Dr. Mayandi Sivaguru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2:30 – 3:00

Question & Answer Session

3:00 – 3:15


Session 2: Raman imaging for Comprehensive Materials Research

3:15 – 3:45

Modulation Doping 2D Materials as Seen by Raman Imaging

Prof. Dr. Kenneth Burch, Boston College, USA

3:45 – 4:15

Understanding Electrochemical Ion Insertion using In Situ and Ex Situ Raman Spectroscopy

Dr. Veronica Augustyn, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

4:15 – 4:45

Microplastics and Particle Analysis with Raman Microscopy – Trends and New Technologies

Dr. Miriam Böhmler, WITec GmbH, Ulm, Germany

4:45 – 5:15

Question & Answer Session

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the fundamentals of enhanced 3D Raman imaging at the highest spectral and spatial resolution
  • Be introduced to the possibilities of correlative Raman investigations and particle analyses
  • Become familiar with state-of-the-art application examples from various trending research fields

Time and date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 1pm EDT

On demand available after airing until May 19, 2022.

Sponsor: Witec

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