Monthly Archives: November 2020

Brillouin Light Scattering Microscopy Used in Cytoskeletal Research

A recent article in “Nature,” entitled “Cytoskeletal disorganization underlies PABPN1-mediated myogenic disability” suggests that “poor cytoskeletal mechanical features are caused by altered expression levels of cytoskeletal proteins and contribute to muscle wasting and atrophy.” This research involved Brillouin light scattering microscopy using a home-built Brillouin confocal microscope. A single mode torus 532 nm laser from … Continue reading

November 25, 2020 Blog, Laser Quantum, Lasers

Optimizing the Performance of Herzan’s WaveCatcher

Herzan developed and refined the WaveCatcher site survey tool to deliver comprehensive environmental data in a compact, user-friendly package. Created to be accessible and easily understood by any user, the WaveCatcher delivers precisely measured environmental data with a push of a button. Utilizing configurable software features and robust hardware options, the WaveCatcher is able to acquire complex and comprehensive … Continue reading

November 24, 2020 Blog, Herzan, Optomechanics