Summer Conferences in Helsinki

Summer Conferences in Helsinki

Summer if the perfect time to visit Helsinki and attend high quality conferences! In June, there will be two opportunities where qCSI Helsinki scientists are participating in the organization: AMOC…

Art Meets Science Exhibition Opening Day

Art Meets Science Exhibition Opening Day

The Art Meets Science project started off today with a wonderful opening event. All together more than ten different science projects working with artists to produce brilliant pieces of art,…

Label-free chemically specific imaging of everyday household items

Label-free chemically specific imaging of everyday household items

At its best, one of the key benefits of coherent Raman imaging is the ability to perform chemically specific imaging without any sample preparation. Here we show two of such…

Art Meets Science – Art inspired by research

Art Meets Science – Art inspired by research

The Faculty of Pharmacy in the University of Helsinki organizes an ‘Art Meets Science’-project, in which local artists collaborate with scientists to create art displaying the broad and diverse nature…

The Best Doctoral Thesis in 2020 Award to Teemu Tomberg

The Photonics Finland Association has awarded PhD Teemu Tomberg for the best doctoral thesis in 2020. Tomberg is currently working as a post-doc in the qCSI project, with the main…

Colours of infrared

Colours of infrared

In coherent Raman microscopy or microspectroscopy, images are recorded pixel-by-pixel in 5-dimensions: X (µm), Y (µm), Z (µm), Time (s), and Raman shift (cm-1). The XYZT-dimension are relatively simple to…

First coherent Raman measurements

First coherent Raman measurements

The integration of Olympus FV3000 confocal laser scanning microscope with the Newport SF-TRU Timing and Recombination Unit in Helsinki is almost complete and the setup is ready for some test…

Instrument installation ongoing in Helsinki

Instrument installation ongoing in Helsinki

The main components of the qCSI Helsinki Instrument have finally arrived, and installation is underway. The Fast Multiplex Coherent Raman Imaging setup will be built around Olympus FV3000 confocal laser…

Live, In-situ, Remote Training on Our SF-TRU Timing and Recombination Unit

Live, In-situ, Remote Training on Our SF-TRU Timing and Recombination Unit

Christmas is coming and hard packages are waiting for us. Before that, Newport’s Technology and Applications Center (TAC) team arranged us a live, in-situ, remote training on our SF-TRU Timing…

Raman spectroscopy aids development of pharmaceutical dosages

Raman spectroscopy aids development of pharmaceutical dosages

The consortium PI Clare Strachan explains how Raman spectroscopy helps her research on drug development. Read more on University of Helsinki News:The li­fe­cycle of a pill or tab­let is af­fec­ted…