Membranes under observation

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Membrane nano-tomography in living cells: Label-free evanescent microscopy enables full-field and real-time tracking of membrane processes.

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Light sensors for artificial limbs

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Researchers shine light into muscle to detect instructions for artificial limbs.

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Laser testing solar cells

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Scientists NPL have developed a new method for detecting defects in solar cells using a technique called ‘compressed sensing’.

Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – Dec. 2014

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This month’s top 5 most read articles from Advanced Optical Materials.

Breakthrough in whispering gallery mode sensors

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Researchers have demonstrated free-space laser excitation of whispering gallery modes in vertically suspended oil droplets, recording Q-factors of over 105.

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Lanthanide nanoprobes for biomedical applications

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Lanthanide(III) complexes have steadily found increasing use in both biosensing and bioimaging due to their advantageous emission properties.

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Advanced Optical Materials – November Issue Covers

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Check out the articles highlighted on the covers of the latest issue of Advanced Optical Materials.

Measuring skin rejuvenation with two-photon microscopy

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In vivo and non-invasive: Collagen remodeling after micro-ablative fractional laser resurfacing can be monitored by two-photon microscopy.

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A synergetic pairing: epifluorescent microscopy and electrophoretic microarrays

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Detection of nanoparticles and DNA biomarkers at clinically relevant low levels can be achieved by combining epifluorescent microscopy with dielectrophoretic microarrays.

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Organic semiconductors for visible light communications

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Star-shaped organic semiconductors based on boron dipyromethene cores could be alternative color conversion materials for VLC.

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