Spectroscopy News

  1. Si-Ware Systems Launches Volume Production of NeoSpectra Sensor for Material Analysis

    Si-Ware Systems (SWS) has recently launched volume production of the smallest, lowest-cost infra-red spectrometer “engine” for developers. The award-winning NeoSpectra™ sensor module is now shipping to customers for development of innovative hand-held devices for material analysis in the field.

  2. New Discoveries About Photosynthesis May Lead To Solar Cells Of The Future

    For the first time, researchers from Lund University have successfully measured in detail the flow of solar energy, in and between different parts of a photosynthetic organism.

  3. NIR Spectroscopy: Out Of The Lab And Into Your Pocket

    Consumer Physics’ SCiO is a handheld spectrometer that empowers users to gather instant feedback on the chemical make-up of materials around them. The device uses a no-touch optical sensor to gather information and the data is sent, via Bluetooth, directly to the user’s smartphone, a system that allows for the product’s miniature size.

  4. New Spherical Electro-ceramic Components Designed For 360 Degree Ultrasonic Applications

    PI (Physik Instrumente) now offers a line of standard and custom electro-ceramic hemispheres and hollow spheres for applications from echolocation (sonar) to flow measurement. These new components join the existing extensive catalog of disk, rods, cylinders, plates, blocks, rings, and tubes employed by high-tech research and industry fields, including medical engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace, and semi-conductor applications.

  5. Excelitas Introduces New Optical Parametric Oscillator

    Qioptiq, an Excelitas Technologies Company and global technology leader in delivering innovative optical and photonic solutions, introduces iFLEX-Agile, a high-power, continuous-wave Optical Parametric Oscillator (OPO), which features optimized optics for a full wavelength range to enable seamless operation.

  6. New USB3.0 SWIR Linescan Camera For Spectroscopy And Machine Vision

    Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc. recently introduced the affordable LineCam12, an indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) linescan camera that operates in the shortwave infrared (SWIR) and visible spectrum, from 0.4 to 1.7 µm. The compact camera features a   1024 x 1 pixel format with a 12.5 µm pitch and has two digital outputs, USB3 Vision™ and Camera Link; it can also be powered by USB3.0 in most applications. This is the only USB3 Vision SWIR camera currently available, allowing for easy integration into new or existing machine vision and spectroscopic systems.

  7. Raptor Launches A New Spectroscopy Platform For OEMs

    Raptor Photonics launched the Toucan, a family of spectroscopy detectors aimed at the OEM / instrumentation market. The Toucan is initially available as an e2v CCD-3011 cooled to -40°C. The 1024 x 255 pixels will make it an ideal camera for spectroscopy applications.

  8. Ultrafast Terahertz Spectroscopy Enables The Measurement Of Fundamental Magnetotransport Details

    The forward-looking technology of spintronics now has a new, highly effective investigative instrument: German physicists from Mainz and Berlin have successfully employed ultrafast terahertz spectroscopy to determine the basic properties of spintronics components.

  9. Frozen Highly Charged Ions For Highest Precision Spectroscopy

    A team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg, the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt in Braunschweig and the University of Aarhus in Denmark demonstrated for the first time Coulomb crystallization of highly-charged ions (HCIs).

  10. MWIR Filters For Photoacoustic Spectroscopy

    The desire to accurately identify, measure, and monitor environmental and process gases in fields as diverse as agriculture, automotive, medicine, and petrochemicals has driven increased demands for Photoacoustic Spectroscopy (PAS).