Read the latest news stories from the Spectroscopy Products Division.
inVia used to study blood stored in plastic blood bags
The Michael Smith Laboratories at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, is leading the way in the use of Raman spectroscopy as a tool for monitoring biochemical changes and inter-donor variability in stored red blood cell (RBC) units1,2. The research group of Professors Michael Blades and Robin Turner recently published this work in the Analyst.
Raman spectroscopy used to detect radiation damage in cells and tissues during cancer treatment
The Irving K Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Canada, hosts a multidisciplinary group of physics, engineering and radiation oncology scientists. It is interested in detecting and understanding the damage in cells and tissues caused by ionizing radiation used in cancer treatments.
- 'Inside Raman' at the Renishaw Innovation Centre was a packed day enjoyed by all
The University of Colorado Boulder, USA, combines Raman spectroscopy and nanoindentation
The Biomechanics and Biomimetics Research Laboratory at the University of Colorado Boulder uses a Renishaw inVia™ confocal Raman microscope to characterise biological tissues and biomaterials. The system has been interfaced with a nanoindenter system from Hysitron Inc, Minneapolis, USA, to provide combined chemical and mechanical information on samples.
Renishaw's inVia used to study the Terracotta Warriors and Horses of the Qin Dynasty
Known as the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’, the Terracotta Warriors and Horses site was discovered in 1974. It consists of three figure pits covering an area over 20,000 square metres and forms part of Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum, the largest imperial tomb in China.
- Renishaw's inVia wins CS Industry Award 2016
Renishaw launches the new inVia™ Qontor™ confocal Raman microscope
The new inVia Qontor is Renishaw’s most advanced Raman microscope. Building on the market-leading inVia Reflex, the inVia Qontor adds a new dimension to the performance and ease of use for which inVia is renowned.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center uses an inVia to support the development of nanomolecular probes
The Kircher laboratory at Memorial Sloan Kettering is developing novel nanoprobes for molecular imaging, image-guided therapy and theranostics. Its ultimate goal is to develop a universal technology that allows precise determination of the actual spread of a tumour in vivo.
inVia used to study graphene and other nano-materials at the University of Tokyo
The Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Tokyo uses a Renishaw inVia confocal Raman microscope to study graphene and other nano-materials in the development of energy related devices such as solar cells.
Inside Raman 2016 is to be held at the Renishaw Innovation Centre
Renishaw’s Raman spectroscopy team will be hosting its next Inside Raman UK event on 19th April 2016. It will be held, for the very first time, in the new Renishaw Innovation Centre at Renishaw’s New Mills headquarters in Gloucestershire.