Micro-spectrometers designed for handheld and compact field-based instruments

Nanospec family of high-performance, compact micro-spectrometers from Headwall Photonics incorporate the company’s original holographic diffraction gratings and produce spectral data for field-based applications requiring high-resolution and high signal-to-noise characteristics for photometric accuracy.

08/18/2005


Instrumentation

Nanospec family of micro-spectrometers from Headwall Photonics is suited for handheld instruments and for compact field-based devices.

Nanospec family of high-performance, compact micro-spectrometers from Headwall Photonics incorporate the company’s original holographic diffraction gratings and produce spectral data for field-based applications requiring high-resolution and high signal-to-noise characteristics for photometric accuracy.

Nanospec VIS, Nanospec NIR, and Nanospec SWIR are intended for integration into handheld diagnostic instruments, environmental monitoring sensors, and portable test and measurement instruments for industrial applications. Products can be used as discrete spectrometers or in combination by stacking. Rugged lightweight instruments feature 4- to 5-nm spectral resolution and provide multiple detector options for customized application-specific performance.

—Jeanine Katzel, senior editor, Control Engineering, jkatzel@reedbusiness.com





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