Microscopy

Latest Innovations

Inverse Scattering for Broadband Scanning Near-Field Microscopy

 

The development of near-field scanning optical microscopy (NSOT) has been driven by the need for an imaging technique that retains the various contrast mechanisms...

Jones Phase Microscopy of Transparent and Anisotropic Samples

The phase contrast microscope is a vital instrument in biological and medical research; it facilitates the observation of living cells by using spatial light modulation to...

White Light Quantitative Phase Microscopy PC++

 

The phase contrast microscope is a vital instrument in biological and medical research; it facilitates the observation of living cells by using spatial light...

Frequency Domain Dynamic Light Scattering (FD-DLS) and Fourier Transform Angular Light Scattering (FT-ALS)

 

The Frequency Domain Dynamic Light Scattering (FD-DLS) is a new methodology that facilitates study of dynamics in arbitrarily scattering samples. Dynamic light...

Coherently Scattering Probes for Super-Resolved Mapping

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed coherently scattering probes to allow imaging of intracellular structures at nanometer spatial resolution...

Spectro-Electrochemical Cell used for Ultrafast Spectroscopy

 

 

Professor Dana Dlott and Natalia Garcia Rey have designed a spectra-electrochemical cell that is user and environmental friendly. The material used is...

Nanoindentation of Biological Tissues Comes to Surface

Dr. Wagoner Johnson of the University of Illinois has developed a method to accurately detect sample surface in the context of nanoindentation of biological materials....

3D imaging of Unlabeled Specimens

Dr. Popescu from the University of IL has developed a Gradient Light Interference Microscopy (GLIM) as an add-on module for commercial microscopes that enables 3D imaging...

Photonic Resonator Outcoupler Microscopy (PROM)

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Multi-Modal SLIM

Dr. Popescu has developed a new method for real-time cell traction imaging. This method is compatible with conventional fluorescence microscopes and can measure cell force...

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