BioPhotonics This is the syndication feed for BioPhotonics. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:34:22 GMT Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT 1800 What Was Your Takeaway? The Photonics Media team is just back from SPIE Photonics West, and you will find coverage in print and online, including a full segment shot on-site for the Feb. 18 edition of the Light Matters... A57224 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Vital signs on the run For fitness enthusiasts interested in tracking their vital signs while engaged in pursuits such as running, hiking or playing tennis, a newly designed pulse oximeter sensor could be a welcome and... A57225 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Diverse Applications Drive Lasers for Multiphoton Microscopy After years of domination by a single ultrafast laser technology (Ti:S) and its associated add-ons, laser manufacturers have broadened their technology portfolios to better support a diversified... A57229 Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Raman Spectroscopy and Microscopy Enable Life Science Discoveries The first article in this two-part series looked at Raman spectroscopy applications in tumor surgery, endoscopy and bacterial identification. This second part examines applications in cell sorting,... A57227 Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Smartphone DNA measurements An optomechanical attachment now enables smartphones to perform fluorescence microscopy measurements on DNA. The 3-D-printed device was developed by a team of investigators led by Dr. Aydogan Ozcan... A57232 Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Lens-Free Microscopy Goes Scalable A compact lens-free microscope could replace microscopes – and even expand their use – in a number of key biomedical applications, such as stem-cell culturing or in vitro drug testing.... A57202 Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Multiphoton Imaging Takes New Directions Recent evolutions of ultrafast laser technology uniquely overcome key challenges in bioimaging, especially for long-term in vivo imaging, deep penetration and leveraging multimodal imaging... A57201 Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT JPK Opens Expanded Headquarters in Berlin Citing growing demand for its nanoanalytics products, JPK Instruments has moved into an expanded suite of offices and laboratories with increased manufacturing space. The company offers... A57149 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Raman Spectroscopy and Microscopy: Solving Outstanding Problems in the Life Sciences This first article in a two-part series will examine Raman spectroscopy applications in tumor surgery, endoscopy, bacterial identification and more. The second part covers applications in cell... A57117 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Selecting a Microscope Based on Imaging Depth Optical microscopy has advanced greatly over the past decade. Here’s how to select the right instrument for any particular application. Selecting the right optical microscopy system... A57114 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Line-Narrowed Laser Module Enables Spin-Exchange Optical Pumping The optical technique enhances MRI technology for diagnosis and other applications. In the past several decades, medical imaging has made huge strides. The field of MRI in particular has seen... A57116 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Beautiful things in small packages Microscopes transport us to another world. They show us the invisible landscapes and vistas of life’s natural processes, normally hidden right under our noses. While it’s not hard to be... A57119 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Microspectroscopy Enables Real-Time Imaging of Singlet Oxygen A new experimental setup allows researchers to monitor a highly reactive species of molecular oxygen that plays an important role in a wide range of biological processes. Oxygen is one of... A57118 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Lasers, Optics Enhance Optogenetics Studies A guide to suitable light sources and fiber optic components for optogenetics research, with a specific emphasis on rodent behavior. The use of lasers and optics for optogenetics is only in... A57115 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT A Note of Thanks We’re starting the new year with a note of gratitude to the many contributors who have shared their ideas, results and expertise with BioPhotonics readers. In this and every issue, experts from... A57120 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Photonics Innovators Named 2015 Prism Awards Finalists Finalists include tools for 3-D printing, water analysis and laser-engineered surfaces. Innovative products, inventions and companies will take center stage Feb. 11, as the winners of the 2015... A57104 Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Bioptigen Wins $458K Loan for Validation of Intrasurgical OCT System Bioptigen has been awarded a $458,000 strategic growth loan from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center to support clinical validation of the company’s intrasurgical optical coherence... A57085 Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Basler Names Manager of Sales, Business Development Mark Williams, Basler’s new sales and business development manager, will be responsible for providing support and application engineering to customers in the U.K. He will work with... A57076 Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT LaserMax Names New Chief Sales Officer Chris Tinkle has joined LaserMax as chief sales officer. With 25 years of executive management experience, Tinkle is responsible for building and managing all aspects of the... A57073 Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Basler Offers Online Lens Selector A new online lens selector from Basler allows users to quickly and easily identify a suitable lens with the right focal length for their camera application. The user enters the data for... A57075 Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT