Expert In Light Measurement Sector Joins Instrument Systems


Instrument Systems GmbH has gained Dr. Richard Young as another specialist in light measurement. This will enable the company to continue expanding its leadership in LED metrology. The expert from England has been assisting with R&D and metrology and providing support for the market leader since July 2010.

Dr. Richard Young obtained a degree in chemistry and has been working in the field of spectroscopy since 1972. He was already starting to develop instruments for carrying out measurements on spectra in 1976. Young made the move from the academic sector to industry in 1983 and he has been designing systems to analyze fluorescence, photoluminescence, absorption, color, NVIS radiance, photobiological safety, etc.

Dr. Richard Young also plays a leading role in a wide range of international committees and organizations. He is a member of the International Commission on Illumination (CIE) and he recently took over the chair of the TC2-51 technical committee entitled "Calibration of Array Spectrometers".

Since the summer of 2010, he has been providing expert support for Instrument Systems GmbH with the aim of further expanding the product portfolio and the metrological accreditations of the market leader.

"We are fortunate that Dr. Richard Young has joined us as a distinguished expert on light measurement," comments Richard Distl, company founder and president of Instrument Systems. "This will allow us to further enhance our expertise and we are delighted to welcome such an eminent authority to our team."

About Instrument Systems GmbH
Instrument Systems was founded in 1986 and is based in Munich. The company develops, manufactures and markets turnkey solutions for light measurement. Instrument Systems delivers a comprehensive range of light measuring products for industrial and research applications. These include high-performance array and scanning spectrometers as well as imaging photometers and colorimeters. Key applications are LED and display measurement, as well as spectroradiometry and photometry. Instrument Systems is one of the leading manufacturers for spectral light measurement systems. The innovative measuring systems from the Munich company deliver accurate and reliable results for all optical parameters of light sources in conformity with CIE recommendations. Instrument Systems provides support for the global customer base with backup from a comprehensive network of representatives.

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SOURCE: Instrument Systems GmbH