SuperGamut NIR Spectral Engines
Dec 2011BaySpec Inc.Request Info
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 30, 2011 — BaySpec Inc. has released the f/1.8 series SuperGamut near-infrared spectral engines. Designed for demanding applications, they feature ultrahigh throughput, no moving parts and ruggedized performance suitable for applications such as process automation technology, petrochemical facilities, pharmaceuticals, food processing, agricultural feed monitoring, semiconductor wafer monitoring, pulp and paper monitoring, beverage and breweries, cosmetics, counterfeit goods detection, water quality and medical diagnostics.
The series employs an efficient Volume Phase Grating (VPG) as the spectral dispersion element, customizable to any wavelength range, and an ultrasensitive InGaAs array detector as the detection element, providing high-speed parallel processing and continuous spectrum measurements. The devices use a fiber optic input or slit optics arrangement, based on customer preference.
The signal is spectrally dispersed with the VPG, and the diffracted field is focused onto the InGaAs array detector. The control electronics read out the processed digital signal to extract required information. Both the raw and the processed data are available to the host.
Features include real-time spectral data acquisition with millisecond response time for raw data; an ultracompact package measuring 162 × 105 × 60 mm; an operating temperature range from −10 to 60 °C; wavelength coverage from 900 to 1700 nm (with other options available, upon request); and operation in 85% relative humidity.
The spectral engines are thermally cycled and factory-calibrated, and they can be customized with different fiber optic probes.