Open Research Case Study: Developing a new open-source instrument
reportposted on 2021-10-14, 14:50 authored by Timothy CraggsTimothy Craggs
The Craggs Lab in the Department of Chemistry have developed a fully open-source instrument for Single-molecule Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (smFRET) measurements, a powerful technique with applications spanning many disciplines across biophysics, biology and biomedicine.
This case study describes their approach to open research, how they have made smFRET more accessible and the benefits of this.
This case study won the inaugural Open Research Prize at the University of Sheffield in 2021.
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