Month: March 2019

Using resonance scanners and ultrafast laser in FT-CARS

In this published paper by Hashimoto et al. (2018), ‘Ultra-broadband rapid-scan Fourier-transform CARS spectroscopy with sub-10-fs optical pulses’ leverages the benefits of products from Novanta. The experimental set-up contains a venteon ultra from Laser Quantum and a resonant scanner, CRS12 kHz, from Cambridge Technology. The paper demonstrates ultra-broadband Fourier-Transform Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (FT-CARS) spectroscopy. […]

March 26th, 2019 | Applications

Advancements in nanoparticles

A recent paper in nature communications by Kim et al, (2018) ‘Photonic crystal cavities from hexagonal boron nitride’ uses the gem 532 laser as the excitation laser for the broadband emission in hexagonal boron nitride and single emitters. The paper examines the development of a scalable quantum photonic technique. It utilises hexagonal boron nitride as […]

March 20th, 2019 | Applications

Interesting new paper using the ventus 532

In a paper by Nieves et al. titled ‘Photothermal raster image correlation spectroscopy of gold nanoparticles in solution and on live cells’, the ventus 532 is used as the excitation laser within the photothermal confocal microscope set-up. In the experiment, the technique used, Raster image correlation spectroscopy (RICS), enables observation of a greater area of […]

March 12th, 2019 | Applications

New products on display at Laser World of Photonics China

Laser Quantum will be exhibiting at Laser World of Photonics China, Asia’s largest trade fair for the photonics industry, which has taken place annually in Shanghai since 2006. It showcases products across the entire range of photonics in an international setting, with over 51,750 square metres of exhibition space, 55,872 trade visitors and 977 exhibitors […]

March 11th, 2019 | Company News

New Technique Combining Expansion Microscopy and Lattice Light-Sheet Microscopy

A recent article in highlights the combination of expansion microscopy with lattice light-sheet microscopy. This new technique allows researchers to visualise spatial relationships between proteins across millimetre-scale dimensions. It counteracts many of the limitations of optical microscopy, electron microscopy, and super-resolution microscopy and is making incredible inroads into understanding the complexity of the brain. The research […]

March 4th, 2019 | Company News