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In-House Engineering and Additive Manufacturing Capabilities

Posted on: May 5th, 2023

Boost Your Spectroscopy Applications with Our In-House Additive Manufacturing Capabilities At Avantes Inc., we are committed to providing the best possible service to our customers, which includes a range of solutions to meet your unique needs. In addition to offering repairs, calibration services, and technical support for our hardware and software products, our skilled engineers…

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Optical Emission Spectroscopy for Plasma Systems

Posted on: February 27th, 2023

Optical emission spectroscopy is a powerful tool for monitoring plasmas in situ, enabling process optimization and control. It is used to measure the energy difference between excited and ground states of neutral atoms and molecules and can help to precisely control the parameters of the plasma to maintain stable, reliable, and reproducible processes. Avantes multichannel…

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Meet us at Semicon West

Posted on: February 15th, 2023

Join us at Semicon West for a demonstration of our new Pacto Spectrometer! We’re thrilled to be back at Semicon West after having to miss it last year due to Covid restrictions. This year marks an exciting milestone for Avantes, as we’ve just launched our newest spectrometer, the Pacto, and we can’t wait to share…

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Meet us at the CPIA Summit in April!

Posted on: February 14th, 2023

This annual summit brings together the Colorado Optics and Photonics professionals. Not only is it a technology exhibit, but also speakers who will present on the following topics: Biomedical Technologies Aerospace & Remote Sensing Photonics Enabled Technologies Investing in Colorado Deep Tech Quantum 101 for Business Leaders Additionally, there will be a career Panel, career…

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Discover our New Spectrometer – the Pacto

Posted on: February 13th, 2023

Meet the Pacto, the next-generation photonics backbone spectrometer designed to empower a wide range of applications in various industries. The Pacto is manufactured with Avantes’ newest automation techniques we like to call “Avamation” to ensure superior inter-instrument reproducibility. The Pacto is a compact, lightweight, powerful spectrometer that sets a new standard in high-quality spectroscopy. With…

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Meet us at Photonics West 2023 For a Product Launch and Beer!

Posted on: December 20th, 2022

New Spectrometer Launch at Photonics West! The wait is finally over! We are excited to announce the release of the Pacto spectrometer upcoming Tuesday, January 31st.  Without giving too much away, some of the new key features include: High precision and accuracy Outstanding stray light performance Compact and portable design Smooth integration into your product…

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Meet Our new Customer Support Engineer!

Posted on: November 8th, 2022

Introducing Kurt Ameku Originally from Lincoln, Nebraska, Kurt moved to the Denver area at the beginning of August, 2022. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, a minor in Mathematics, and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics. As the newest member of Avantes Inc., he…

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Absorbance Testing on Weed Killer Using Spectroscopy Instruments

Posted on: November 3rd, 2022

Roundup Experiment In this experiment, we tested low concentrations of glyphosate with a special variable path length dip probe with a narrow tip to measure the chemical’s absorbance. We tested the dip probe with a path length of 10mm and 5mm to also measure the limit of detection for the lower concentrations. As path length…

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Avantes 2022 International Sales and Marketing Meeting

Posted on: October 27th, 2022

After two years of digital meetings, emails, and phone calls we were once again reunited with our colleagues in the Netherlands! Unfortunately, our Chinese colleagues couldn’t visit due to Covid restrictions, but we made sure to make the online participation as smooth as possible. It was a week filled with workshops, presentations, discussions, and bonding!…

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Spectroscopy Experiment: Dry Ice Effect on Color Absorbance of pH Indicators

Posted on: October 27th, 2022

In this experiment, we tested the color change of three pH indications from a basic initial state to an acidic final state. The three indicators used were universal indicators, bromocresol green, and phenol red. Dry ice was used to increase the acidity of these solutions. Dry ice is the solid form of carbon dioxide, and…

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