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Below are links to manufacturer web sites which often have some useful background material available as well as specific application notes in many cases. We have tried to incorporate some of the information that you will find in these individuals sites in this one TRC site, but for more details, please explore the links below. Please let us know through our feedback mechanism if a link is no longer working and we will update it.

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Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
Veeco Sells Bioscope II and Bioscope SZ Atomic Force Microscopes
Agilent Agilent has a range of Atomic Force Microscopes depending on the sample size as well as the application.
Analytical Ultracentrifugation (AUC)
Beckman Sells Optima and ProteomeLab XL-A and XL-I.
Aviv Aviv Biomedical started selling the fluorescence detection system (FDS), developed by CAMIS, in March 2006. This optical system can be installed in existing Beckman XL-A and XL-I ultracentrifuges by Aviv.
Circular Dichroism (CD)
Aviv Aviv Biomedical has been selling CD equipment since the 1970s and produced their own in the 1980s.
Jasco Has one Circular Dichroism machine, the J-815, as well as their own anaylitical software.
Capillary Electrophoresis (CE)
Beckman Developed the first CE machine in 1989 and now supplies a number of anaylitical platforms which have a foundation in CE.
Sebia Electrophoresis Recently partnered with Beckman Coulter. Sebia has two CE systems the CAPILLARYS 2 and MINICAP.
Agilent They have diode array detection in CE, the extended light-path capillaries, automated fraction collection, capillary electrochromatography (CEC), high sensitivity detection cells, and fully integrated solutions for CE/MS.
Unimicro Technologies, Inc. For CEC applications (combines micro-HPLC and capillary electrophoresis).  CEC offers high efficiency, high selectivity, high resolution and fast speed.
Flow Cytometry (FC)
Beckman-Coulter Manufactures a number of FC systems.
Guava Specializes in FC systems. Produced the first commerical benchtop microcapillary flow cytometer. Founded in 1998 and located in the Bay Area.
Invitrogen Has a few very useful flash movies dedicated to the understanging of the principles and data analysis of Flow Cytometry.
Luminex Manufactures systems which utilize FC technology.
Fluroescence Polarization (FP)
Invitrogen A useful reference website which provides information on the principles of FP.
ISS Another helpful website that gives both the principles and applications of FP.
Fluroescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)
Invitrogen Technical notes regarding the conditions for FRET as well as a number of applications.
Fourier Transform Spectroscopy (FTIR)
Bruker Bruker Optics offers high-resolution FT-IR spectrometers for all your routine and research
Thermo Thermo Scientific sells a number of FT-IR spectrometers as well as FT-IR supplies and accessories.
Light Scattering (LS)
Wyatt Developed the very first commercially avialable LS equipment over 30 years ago. Now it is the only company to develop both its own Light Scattering hardware and software.
Brookhaven Instruments Limited Since 1990, Brookhaven in the UK has been supplying and supporting instruments and related accessories for the characterizaiton of colloids, fine particles and, polymers.
Malvern Malvern has an extensive range of material characterization and rheological instrumentation
Membrane Confined Electrophoresis (MCE)
CAMIS Not commercially available yet but CAMIS is open to contract analysis of charge or larger endeavors. MCE can be used with antibodies or any pure protein or DNA/RNA sample.
Mass Spectrometry (MS)
Agilent Sells a number of both LC/MS machines as well as one GC/MS model. Also has MS accessories and software.
Thermo Sells a range of Mass Spectrometers including: LC/MS, GC/MS, Process Mass Spectrometers, ICP-MS and Advanced Mass Spectrometers (which include High Resolution GC/MS, FTICR-MS, Thermal Ionization MS, Isotope Ratio MS, Glow Discharge MS and Orbitrap MS).
Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation (QCM-D)
Q-sense The leading provider of QCM-D based systems. They offer two base systems with five optional modules and a broad range of sensor crystals.
Resonant Acoustic Profiling (RAP
Akubio Leading developer and provider of systems for real time analysis of biomolecular behavior, using acoustic detection technology. Their proprietary RAP technology provides robust, cost-effective class leading sensitivity for the detection and measurement of protein and small molecule interactions.
Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering (SAXS)
Rigaku This Japanese company offers four products which utilize SAXS technology. Their applications range from biological molecules to polymers and gels. They are the world's leading X-ray analytical instrumentation company.
Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS)
PerkinsElmer Offer three systems which utilize SERS: a Dispersive Raman Spectrometer, a Raman Microscope and a Fiber Optic Raman Analyzer.
Raman Systems ith its roots at Boston University's Photonics Research Center, Raman Systems, Inc. offers three products each designed with a specific end-user in mind.
Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR)
Biacore The Biacore systems utilize SPR to provide data without the use of labels.
Biosensing Instrument Two models are offered by Biosensing Instrument Incorporated, the BI-2000 and BI-2000G both of which use SPR. They also offer a number of sensor chips for their instruments.
Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence (TIRF)
Olympus Microscopy Resource Center An extended list of background information as well as interactive tutorials, references and web resources.
Nikon MicrscopyU Provides information on TIRF Microscopy, both how it works as well as various applications.
Kinetic Exclusion Assay (KinExA)
Sapidyne Instruments The Sapidyne KinExA system is a simple and relatively new method for measuring solution interactions.
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