History[ edit ] Signal-correlation techniques were first experimentally applied to fluorescence in by Magde, Elson, and Webb,  who are therefore commonly credited as the "inventors" of FCS. The technique was further developed in a group of papers by these and other authors soon after, establishing the theoretical foundations and types of applications.
Click for larger view The above photograph shows Ron London and Bill Mottern setting up their low power x-ray machine, the same device that was at least in part responsible for the seizing of all of STURP's equipment by Italian customs upon its arrival in Italy back in The wooden crate that housed the x-ray machine had a radiation sticker on the outside, and that apparently raised enough concern to cause the customs officials to seize everything and refuse to release it upon our arrival.
We arrived a week prior to the scheduled start of our examination while the Shroud was still on public display in Mass spectroscopy research papers to unpack, set up and calibrate all our instruments and equipment so we would be fully prepared when the Shroud was brought to us.
Unfortunately, it took five and a half days before the equipment was finally released so we had to work around the clock for the remaining 36 hours to prepare everything for our testing.
We were still finishing our preparations when the Shroud was brought into the examination room, a full hour and a half ahead of schedule! In spite of the pressure and stressful circumstances, everyone pulled together, worked as a team and we got the Mass spectroscopy research papers done!
I wanted to do something special for today's update and spent a lot of time thinking about it. Since we first went online on January 21,we have included a Bibliography of STURP's published papers, but were unable to publish the papers themselves due to copyright restrictions.
Considering the historic importance of the work, that has always been one of my biggest frustrations, especially now on our 40th anniversary. However, in the ownership of this website and all of my Shroud photographs and other materials was legally transferred to our c 3 non-profit organization, STERA, Inc.
Since we provide the information for educational purposes and are effectively the single largest Shroud resource on the internet, we believe we now fall well within the Fair Usage clause of the copyright law.
Furthermore, there is no charge to access any of the content on this website nor do we permit any type of advertising so we derive no commercial benefits from their publication. Of course, should any author prefer to have their paper removed, we will gladly do so upon written request.
Posted October 8, Paul C. Maloney April 9, - August 27, It is with the deepest sadness and regret that I must report the unexpected passing of our dear friend and colleague, archaeologist Paul Maloney, peacefully at his home in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, on August 27, Paul was one of the most respected Shroud scholars in the world and the news of his passing came as a great shock to the Shroud community.
Within hours the comments poured in from Shroud scholars and researchers around the world. Many of the comments were from the online Shroud Science Group, of which Paul was a truly valued member, so I have included them in this memorial.
In fact, there were so many comments that I have compiled them into a separate document titled, Paul Maloney Memorial. It also includes a transcript of the Eulogy presented at his funeral on September 1, by Shroud Science Group member Massimo Paris.
Facebook page that includes many more notes of condolence. I have known Paul for close to forty years and for the past two years we have been working on several projects together.
The first was the archiving of the Eugenia Nitowski Microscopy Collection, which we completed earlier this year.
More recently Paul was creating a map of the Max Frei tape samples taken in and was using my photodocumentation images as a basis for the work. I documented a considerable number of the magnetic markers that were placed at Frei's sample sites during the examination and Paul compiled all the visual data into a final map showing their accurate locations.
Monday morning, August 27th, I was up early to catch a morning flight for a series of lectures in Indiana and checked my e-mails for the last time around 6: There was only one e-mail in the box, from Paul Maloney and the time stamp was 5: This is what it said: Hi Barrie, I may have a serious medical problem and might have to go into the hospital today.
So just in case that I don't come out of this where I can get to a computer to send you this material about the Max Frei map I want to send it now so you'll have it.
Warm regards, Paul Having spent the day in airports and airplanes, it wasn't until late that night when I checked my home phone messages from the hotel in Indiana that I heard a message from Mark Maloney, Paul's son, who I had never spoken with before.
He asked that I contact him and that it was urgent, so I immediately had a bad feeling about things. However, it was far too late to return the call that night, so I went to sleep not knowing what the situation was.
The next morning, I turned on my computer and found the e-mails announcing Paul's death. Needless to say, it made the e-mail I received from Paul even more poignant, as if he had some kind of premonition that morning. I called and left a message for Mark and he returned the call a bit later that day.
He told me that Paul returned home from the doctor's office, decided to take a nap and never woke up. I told Mark about Paul's final e-mail to me and we both fought back the tears. It was a difficult moment.
More recently, I had a rather tearful conversation with Lois Maloney, Paul's widow, and she asked me to please continue the work Paul and I had started together. The third project Paul and I were working on was the digitizing of over photomicrographs on 35mm color slides that Paul had made of the Max Frei tape samples when they were in his possession.
He was in the process of annotating the slides but had not yet completed the task when he died.- Spectroscopy Spectroscopy is the study of energy levels in atoms or molecules, using absorbed or emitted electromagnetic radiation. There are many categories of spectroscopy eg.
Atomic and infrared spectroscopy, which have numerous uses and are essential in the world of science.
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Mass spectrometry is a powerful method of analyzing the molecular weight and structure of a wide variety of molecules and has extensive applications in chemistry, biology, medicine, and . Forty years ago today, on October 8, , the Shroud of Turin Research Project (STURP) team began their historic, first ever in-depth scientific examination of the Shroud of Turin in a makeshift "laboratory" in the Royal Palace of Turin.
The examination took place over a period of five days and nights, from October 8 through 13, Mass spectrometry analysis was carried out to confirm isoforms. The presence of dimer and trimer forms of the inhibitor was shown through electrophoresis and mass spectrometry.
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