Microscopy

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Temperature Jump Dynamics Microscope

 

An apparatus and methods for characterizing the response of a particle to a parameter that characterizes an environment of the particle. A change is induced in the...

Coherent Fiber Continuum Source Centered at 1040nm by In Situ Transform-Limited Pulse Compression

 

A method using standard, inexpensive components and software to generate ultra-short laser pulses of a quality currently available only from complex, costly...

A Simple Ultra-Stable Stage with Built-in Fiduciary Markers for Fluorescence Nanoscopy

 

An improved microscope stage mount with built-in fiduciary markers is used for fluorescence microscopy, and comprises: (a) an optically-transparent glass plate...

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...

EAGER: Single Quantum Dots via 2 Photon Excitation

 

This invention uses established two-photon microscopy techniques in combination with quantum-dots. Additionally, a spatial light modulator (or hologram) is used to...

Multi-Color STED Microscopy with a Single Laser

 

Researchers have developed an optical system that enables the use of a single laser for multi-color STED microscopy. The cost and complexity of STED microscopes...

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...

Photonic Resonator Outcoupler Microscopy (PROM)

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