Optical Meters

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

PAR Meter measures natural and artificial light sources.

November 25, 2015

Consisting of hand-held spectrometer-based Photosynthetically Active Radiation meter, Model BTS256-PAR provides PAR, illuminance, color, and spectral data to fully analyze any type of natural and artificial light source including SSL/LEDs employed in plant growth applications. Built-in electro-optical shutter for dark-signal compensation increases linear dynamic range of C-MOS diode array detector, while large area diffuser provides precise cosine corrected measurement geometry. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Cylindrical Mirror Analyzer supports AES technique.

November 23, 2015

Used in Auger Electron Spectroscopy or surface analysis technique, microCMA™ analyzes top-most atomic layers of materials. Instrument measures kinetic energies of electrons emitted from materials in vacuum chamber. By installing analyzer onto small open port on analytical vacuum chambers, need for additional vacuum hardware is eliminated. Product is suited for research areas such as Thermal Desorbed Spectroscopy and Atomic Layer Deposition. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Sensors aid college-level chemistry investigation.

October 29, 2015

With 600 nm filter, software, and downloadable experiments, tabletop Vernier Flash Photolysis Spectrometer is used to demonstrate fundamental principles of chemical kinetics and photochemistry during experiments. Pressure Sensor 400, used to conduct physical and analytical chemistry experiments, measures absolute pressures from 0–400 kPa. Used to explore properties of conductivity, Platinum-Cell Conductivity Probe has 2-cell, glass-insulated platinum sensing element and epoxy body. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

SMPS Spectrometer offers expanded size range to 1 nm.

October 29, 2015

When integrated with Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer™ Spectrometer, Model 3777 Nano Enhancer enables researchers to measure number concentration and size of aerosols with high resolution and speed from 1 nm. Model 3777, together with Model 3086 Differential Mobility Analyzer, has been optimized for minimal diffusion losses and can be integrated with SMPS Spectrometer — capable of sizing from 1–50 nm, and expandable from 1 nm to 1 µm with 3081A Long DMA. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Portable Digitizer removes guesswork from color matching.

October 21, 2015

With one tap, Cube captures color on almost any surface. Portable tool works with Companion App on smartphone to match captured colors with numerous color and paint libraries/databases, get instant color value readouts, and measure ambient data. On computer with Cube Link, Cube can be paired with Photoshop to display surrounding colors directly on monitor. Functionality lets users tag, store, and share captured colors and supports Creative Cloud sync. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Spectral Sensor targets high volume OEM use.

October 2, 2015

Supplied as sensor-only version, Spark-DET-VIS is suitable for integration into custom electronics of portable and Internet-enabled sensing devices. Unit measures simple absorbance, fluorescence, and emissive color. It delivers full spectral measurements over visible wavelength range of 380–700 nm and provides optical resolution of 4.5–9.0 nm. With robust optoelectronics ensuring thermal stability over -10 to 60°C operating range, sensor provides accurate analysis even in harsh environments. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

High Resolution Imaging Colorimeter detects very small flaws.

September 18, 2015

Built around scientific-grade, cooled interline CCD sensors with 29 MP resolution, ProMetric® I29 is capable of detecting very small flaws that are easily missed by human inspectors. Mura, particles, scratches, and other defects in flat panel displays can be identified and quantified using TrueTest™ Automated Visual Inspection software to provide objective and repeatable pass/fail criteria. Available with interchangeable lenses, ProMetric I29 supports high-speed USB and Ethernet communications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Bluetooth-Enabled Photometer pairs with app on smartphone/tablet.

September 9, 2015

Via integrated Bluetooth® Smart (4.0) technology, handheld eXact iDip® pairs directly with smartphone/tablet. Instrument lets operator test 35+ water quality parameters through 4-step process and offers automatic calculations for Langlier Saturation Index (LSI) and Magnesium Hardness. Through eXact iDip App, testing location data and test results can be stored with GPS-enabled feature to foster efficient data management and real-time sharing. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Test System measures NVG-compatible lighting and displays.

August 28, 2015

Utilizing concave, aberration-corrected grating spectrograph, OL 770-NVS Night Vision Display Test and Measurement System allows for NVIS compatible testing of Tungsten backlit devices without need for additional filters and system calibrations. Laboratory-grade TE-cooled, back thinned detector enables fast measurements of spectral radiance, luminance, chromaticity, NVISa and NVISb, while exceeding all MIL-L-86762A Appendix B / MIL-STD-3009 requirements. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Radiometers/Photometers offer greater than ±5% accuracy.

August 18, 2015

Featuring microprocessor-controlled readout unit, AccuPro™ Series is suited for non-destructive testing applications. AccuPro™ XP-2000 version is equipped with single dual-wavelength sensor detector designed to measure both UV and visible light, while AccuPRO™ Plus XP-4000 utilizes 3-in-1 multi-purpose sensor that measures UV, visible, and blue light. Powered by 4 rechargeable AAA nickel-metal hydride batteries, meters have protective rubber housing and multilingual display. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Handheld Photometer communicates with smartphone/tablet.

August 7, 2015

Used to measure water quality in fresh and marine water settings, eXact iDip® 570 Smart Photometer™ integrates 2-way wireless communication with smartphone/tablet via Bluetooth® Smart (4.0). Multilingual app promotes lab accuracy while enabling upgrades, test parameter customization, mobile sharing, and data organization. Able to test 35+ water quality parameters through 4-step process, waterproof (IP67) unit automatically computes several values without any hand calculations. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

SXR Spectrometer offers extended efficiency range.

August 3, 2015

Available with Gold coated diffraction grating, Model 251MX works from 1–100 nm (10–1500 eV), making it useful for measurement of SXR, EUV, and VUV radiation and emission spectra with sub-nm spectral resolution. To resolve closely spaced spectral lines, adjustable slit width provides for best light throughput. Adjustable detector mount accommodates direct-detection digital cameras or microchannel plate intensifiers. Applications include plasma physics, astrophysics, spectral test and calibration. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Interferometer suits large aperture form metrology.

June 26, 2015

Able to characterize flat surfaces up to 12 in. in diameter, Verifire™ XL Fizeau Interferometer is suitable for measuring large plano surfaces, such as mirrors, semiconductor wafers, or optical windows. Instrument features integrated reference optic with proprietary full area calibration, enabling metrology to better than 30 nm PV over full 300 mm aperture. Verifire™ XL comes with integrated TMC vibration isolation platform and ZYGO’s patented QPSI™ vibration-robust acquisition technology. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Arc/Spark Optical Emission Spectrometers aid metal analysis.

June 18, 2015

Combining analog PMT detectors with digital CCD technology, hybrid SPECTROLAB metal analyzer allows simultaneous measurements in R&D, trace metal measurement, and precious metals analysis. All-CCD technology SPECTROLAB spectrometer for metal analysis provides speed, accuracy, and flexibility for process control and QC of fabricated and finished goods. Both models offer optimized light transmission stability, ability to ascertain single ppm trace values, and elemental flexibility. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Raman Process Analyzer satisfies ATEX requirements.

June 16, 2015

With redesigned High Throughput Virtual Slit, HyperFlux P.R.O. Plus: Process Raman Online optimizes spectral throughput over conventional designs, providing maximum photon management. This permits process measurements to be done quickly, with sensitivity, and allows preservation of samples with use of lower power lasers. Designed for real-time, remote and unattended operations, analyzer minimizes material waste and optimizes sample efficiencies. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Pocket Refractometers measure both Brix and acidity.

June 9, 2015

Available in 16 different models, PAL-BX/ACID Series measures sugar and acidity level in fruit juices, milk, beer, yogurt, sake, or vinegar. Devices measure total acidity in sample and convert it into citric, tartaric, malic, acetic, or lactic acid concentrations, depending on unit. Unlike traditional titration method, PAL-BX/ACID Series requires no reagent. Measuring 55 x 31 x 109 mm, IP65-rated refractometers feature backlit screen and measurement time of 3 seconds.  Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Deep UV Spectrophotometers offer long-life operation.

June 2, 2015

Designed to directly measure absolute transmission and variable angle reflectance, UV Spectrophotometers are suited for analyzing doped crystalline materials, deep UV optics, and coatings. VUVAS models, available for long-life purged or vacuum operation, provide direct optical measurements from 120–350 nm. Some systems are available with both options, allowing users to select operational mode for application. For deeper UV measurements below 120 nm, windowless metrology systems are available. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Photometer and Colorimeter uses 6 optical filters.

May 29, 2015

Offering precise color coordinate measurements, LumiCam 1300 Advanced is suitable for analyzing characteristics of displays, electronic panel graphics, and control panels used in automotive and aerospace industries. System features 1,370 x 1,020 effective pixels and measurement range of 0.0001 bis 100,000 cd/m².  In addition to luminance, luminous intensity, and contrast, LumiCam 1300 Advanced measures dominant wavelength, color saturation, and correlated color temperature. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Absorbance Spectrophotometer extends to deep ultraviolet.

April 17, 2015

Based on direct detection, ultraviolet-sensitive CCD detectors, VUVAS Spectrophotometer features open concept sample area, and works with commercial cryostats as well as sample cells having magnesium fluoride or other UV transmitting crystalline windows. Three-position sample mount for 1 in. diameter optical samples is standard. For absorbance measurements from 120–215 nm, users can collect entire range with better than 0.5 nm spectral resolution in milliseconds. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Testing Kits measure craft brewer's water quality.

April 16, 2015

Using handheld eXact iDip® Smart Photometer System, Smart Brew™ Kit and Smart Brew Advanced™ Kit measure key parameters for making beer taste best, including calcium hardness, chloride, magnesium hardness, pH, sodium, sulfate, total alkalinity, and total hardness. Both integrate 2-way wireless communication with smartphone using multilingual app. Smart Brew Advanced™ kit additionally includes VisionPlus digital pH meter so brewers can monitor pH from start to finish. Read More