ABOUT BAYSPEC, INC.

BaySpec, Inc., founded in 1999 with 100% manufacturing in the USA (San Jose, California), is a vertically integrated spectral sensing company. The company designs, manufactures and markets advanced spectral instruments, including UV-VIS-NIR-SWIR spectrometers, benchtop and portable NIR/SWIR and Raman analyzers, hyperspectral imagers, mass spectrometers, and OEM spectral engines and components, for the R&D, biomedical, pharmaceuticals, chemical, food, semiconductor, health monitoring, human & animal medical devices, and the optical telecommunications industries.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

BaySpec introduces Breeze-L™, the world’s smartest palm-held spectrometer in the Short-Wave Infrared (SWIR), with the longest wavelength coverage up to 2500 nm. Featuring proprietary miniaturized optics, the Breeze-L™ with its extended wavelength range of 1350-2500 nm, is highly efficient for maximum sensitivity with ultrafast acquisitions. For the first time, a smart spectrometer delivers close to laboratory performance in a palm-held form.

BaySpec introduces Breeze, the world’s smartest palm spectrometer, for 400 to 2500 nm with a simple one-button operation. Featuring proprietary miniaturized optics, Breeze is highly efficient for maximum sensitivity with ultrafast acquisition. 

BaySpec offers the GoldenEye camera as the only snapshot hyperspectral imager covering VIS/NIR/SWIR (400 to 1100 nm) wavelengths. With FT-PI proprietary technology, this high-sensitivity imager is ideal for low-light applications.

The new OCI-F Series from BaySpec is made up of miniature push-broom hyperspectral imaging cameras covering the VNIR (400 - 1000 nm) wavelength ranges. The ultra-compact designs, simple operation, and intuitive software make these cameras ideal for many spectroscopy applications.

The new compact OCI™-OEM hyperspectral cameras from BaySpec are optical engines of the OCI-1000 and the OCI-2000 hyperspectral imagers. The extremely compact package design, simple operation, and the option of SDK create an effortless OCI-OEM integration. This high performance hyperspectral/multispectral camera works in push-broom mode or snapshot mode, and can acquire full, VIS-NIR hyperspectral/multispectral data with high spectral resolution and fast speed.

BaySpec products can be customized for many applications, and made to address challenges such as observing small concentration changes, non-contact material identification, detection of trace substances, or measurement of spectra from multiple sources at once. 

The NunavutTM series of Indium-Gallium-Arsenide (InGaAs) detectors are designed for high-performance, long-term reliability, and optimized power consumption within a compact package. The deep-cooled InGaAs cameras utilize low-cost field proven components, and feature hermetic/vacuum-sealing to ensure reliable operation over time, and detector arrays for greatly improved low-light spectral measurements and reduced dark noise.

The NunavutTM charge-coupled device (CCD) detector cameras are designed for high-performance, long-term reliability, and optimized power consumption within a compact package. The deep-cooled CCD cameras utilize low-cost field proven components, and feature hermetic/vacuum-sealing to ensure reliable operation over time, and detector arrays for greatly improved low-light spectral measurements and reduced dark noise.

The MiniLite series features 5 models of narrowband lasers designed for different wavelength regions to enhance analytical Raman spectroscopy and test and measurement capabilities. Features include a solid state light source and an operating temperature range covering -5 to +55°C.

The MiniLiteTM Light Source series from BaySpec is composed of fiber-coupled wideband light sources. These devices are designed to enhance spectral domain Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), fiber optic sensing, analytical spectroscopy, and test & measurement capabilities within the 650 nm – 1690 nm wavelength range.

The SuperGamutTM UV-SWIR spectrometer is designed to provide high resolution spectral data through the 190-2500 nm spectral range, while maintaining excellent signal-to-noise ratio. The UV-SWIR spectrometer features a ruggedized, compact size, low-cost, field proven components, and has no moving parts for high efficiency and reliability.

The NirSpectorTM is a transportable benchtop VIS-NIR spectrometer comprised of an active-trigger probe, light source and a computer. This battery-powered turn-key system covers wavelength ranges from 400-1700 nm, and offers real-time spectral data acquisition with fast millisecond response time for chemical analysis in the field.

SuperGamutTM near-infrared (NIR) spectrometers are capable of wavelength detection ranges covering 900-1700 nm, with extended cut-offs at 1950 nm, 2050 nm, 2250 nm, or 2550 nm. The improved wavelength coverage and an ultra-low noise operation provide up to six times higher signal/noise improvement over traditional Czerny-Turner reflective grating based designs. The InGaAs detector arrays can be selected with single or two-stage TEC cooling, deep cooled -55°C, or water cooled down to -90°C for excellent low light sensitivity in a variety of applications.

The SuperGamut Spectrometers are part of the Silicon CCD spectrometer series covering the VIS-NIR (400 nm to 1100 nm) wavelength range, and the UV-NIR (190 nm to 1080 nm) wavelength range. These spectrometers utilize a highly efficient Volume Phase Grating (VPG®) as the spectral dispersion element and employ an ultra-sensitive CCD array detector as the detection element. With these elements, the spectral engines are able to provide high-speed parallel processing and continuous spectral measurements.

The SuperGamutTM near-infrared shortwave-infrared (NIR-SWIR) spectrometer is designed to cover the 900-1700 nm, 1100-2200 nm, and 1250-2500 nm (or custom) wavelength ranges. With highly efficient holographic Volume Phase Gratings (VPG®) as the spectral dispersion element, and an ultra-sensitive InGaAs detector, these spectral engines are able to provide high-speed parallel processing and continuous spectral measurements.

The SuperGamutTM Benchtop is a turn-key system incorporating spectrometers, light sources, and sampling optics, and designed to cover the 190-2500 nm wavelength range. With highly efficient holographic Volume Phase Gratings (VPG®) as the spectral dispersion element, and an ultra-sensitive InGaAs detector, these spectral engines are able to provide high-speed parallel processing and continuous spectral measurements.

BaySpec offers SPEC-CONNECTTM assemblies, a series of accessories to help integrate UV-VIS-NIR systems to desired applications. The series of custom fiber and probe assemblies are designed to easily connect or manipulate fibers for a wide variety of applications including experiments, OEM, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, cosmetics, water quality, food safety, law enforcement, and homeland security.

The DeepView OCT series comprises both Shortwave-Infrared (SWIR) and Near-Infrared (NIR) spectrometer engines that utilize optical coherence tomography (OCT), white light interferometry (WLI), or infrared spectroscopy. 

The OCI™-2000 from BaySpec is a new handheld hyperspectral imager. This device is the first hyperspectral imaging system in a handheld form factor that weighs less than 1.0 lb. It is designed to acquire full and continuous visible-near infrared (VNIR) hyperspectral/multispectral data for a variety of applications requiring fast acquisition speeds.

The WaveCapture® FBGA Interrogation analyzer from BaySpec is an integrated spectral engine simultaneously covering multiple wavelengths for precise Rapid Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) sensor system measurements at fast response rates and outstanding wavelength resolution. Features include a rugged mechanical design with no moving parts for high reliability, USB 2.0 communications for high speed input/output, and an ultra-fast response time up to 5 kHz.

CONTACT INFORMATION

BaySpec Inc.

1101 McKay Dr

San Jose, CA 95131

UNITED STATES

Phone: 408-512-5928

Fax: 408-512-5929

Contact: Chase Wang

FEATURED ARTICLES

FEATURED VIDEOS

  • The Breeze is a handheld spectrometers with full VIS, NIR, and SWIR coverage from 400 - 2500nm. This handheld spectrometer features proprietary miniaturized optics and high efficiency for maximum sensitivity with high-speed acquisition. This compact device allows operation with the touch of a button.

  • The OCI™­F Series ("All Seeing Eye") hyperspectral camera is a miniaturized push-broom hyperspectral camera covering the full VIS-NIR (400-1000 nm), or SWIR (short-wave infrared, 900-1700 nm) wavelength range, with a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface.

  • On the last day of Photonics West 2022, Jennifer Piper at BaySpec discussed hyperspectral cameras, including the GoldenEye Snapshot imager, which is ideal for low light level applications.

  • At Photonics West 2017, Greg Staples focused on selecting different wavelengths for specific applications. Watch the video for wavelength selection guidance for precision agriculture, food sorting, mining, pharmaceutical quality control, and more.

  • Hyperspectral imaging technology has advanced significantly in the last 50 years, and Greg Staples with Bayspec talked with us for a few minutes at the 2016 SPIE DCS exhibition about how it has changed.