Article - 12 Jan 2022
Recent work from the University of Central Florida has led to the development of the first optical oscilloscope, capable of resolving an averaged light ‘pulse’ and the phase information within it.
Article - 10 Sep 2021
The use of carbon nanotubes has exploded in recent years. Raman spectroscopy has emerged as a standard tool for establishing the various unique properties of carbon nanotubes, allowing scientists to...
Article - 3 Sep 2021
Raman and infrared spectroscopy possess a key similarity: their ability to recover information on molecular vibrations. However, does that mean using both techniques together is redundant, or are...
Article - 8 Jul 2020
A new microscopy technique to improve scientists’ ability to characterize the electrical properties of nanomaterials has been developed, with researchers hoping their invention will pave the way for...
Article - 13 Feb 2020
The use of microscopic techniques for the analysis of synthetic polymers is incredibly useful in providing researchers with detailed information on the rheological, mechanical, optical, electrical...
Article - 27 Jan 2020
A prototype laser-based system could provide an efficient and inexpensive means of detecting fires in dusty, harsh environments.
Article - 2 Dec 2019
Non-destructive testing (NDT) in medical imaging has been revolutionized with advances in information technology, laboratory equipment & techniques like X-ray microscopy.
Article - 16 Oct 2019
The unique properties of graphene mean that not only can it offer speed and cost advantages when integrated into optical communications, but it can also present new functionalities.
Article - 27 Jun 2019
This article discusses the advancements in fiber optic surface plasmon resonance (FOSPR) biosensor technology, which has helped biologists to develop precise measurements on the characteristics of...
Article - 19 Apr 2019
In this article we look at how photonic devices are assembled and tested, so that they enable light to be used in sensing, manufacturing and communications.