Elizabeth Illy

Director of Marketing, Cobolt (HÜBNER Photonics)

Elizabeth Illy is director of marketing at Cobolt, a part of HÜBNER Photonics (Solna, Sweden).

FIGURE 1. Detector sensitivity vs. wavelength for silicon (Si) and InGaAs photodiodes.
Lasers & Sources

How to Choose a Laser: How to choose a laser for Raman spectroscopy

Aug. 1, 2018
Here, in detail, are the lasers that can be used for Raman spectroscopy and why.
An example of an image taken in a single-molecule localization microscopy (SMLM) setup from the Department of Biotechnology & Biophysics at Julius-Maximilian-University of Würzburg; the three-color image is a BPAE cell with mitotracker (red), actin (cyan), and nucleus (DAPI; blue) staining (recording time: 4 s per channel, with 2048 × 2048 pixel image detail).

Fluorescence Microscopy/Illumination: Highly stable multi-line lasers for next-generation imaging

Feb. 14, 2018
Advances in laser manufacturing are enabling extremely compact multi-line illumination devices that ease instrumentation design and serve researchers' needs for fuss-free reliability...
FIGURE 1. The 355-nm Cobolt Zouk laser in a total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF) microscopy setup. Zouk is a single-mode DPSS laser offering 10 mW CW in a 5 × 2.8 × 1.8-in. hermetically sealed package, with very low-intensity noise, and in a high-quality TEM00-mode and low-divergent beam.

CELL BIOLOGY/BIOMEDICAL IMAGING: Ultraviolet becomes accessible

May 1, 2010
UV lasers are attractive for excitation of fluorophores growing in popularity for DNA analysis and calcium imaging applications.