Microscopy & Imaging

Held at University of Glasgow, Co-ordinator by Prof Jon Cooper

Taught lectures:

  • Optical microscopy basics and phase contrast techniques
  • Fluorescence microscopy: the use of probes and labels in analytical measurements
  • Advanced fluorescence microscopy (TIRF, confocal and 2-photon microscopy)
  • FRET/FLIM, Time resolved techniques and quenching
  • Raman spectroscopy; resonance effects (SERRS), SPR imaging
  • Optical and Optoelectronic Tweezers
  • Probe microscopies (AFM)
  • Quantification of signals and errors


  • Brightfield and fluorescence microscopy
  • Confocal
  • AFM/Raman
  • Optical and Optoelectronic Tweezers
  • Dynamic Light Scattering