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Avantes Season of Giving

Posted on: December 19th, 2019

In an effort to help those less fortunate this year, Avantes made a donation to the Wild Plum Center of Colorado whose mission is to prepare children for a lifetime of learning and self-sufficiency by providing a comprehensive, individualized approach to early learning and family well-being.  Avantes’ gift to Wild Plum Center provided for classroom…

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Spectra: Season of Lights

Posted on: December 19th, 2019

Conducted by: David Ademe, Avantes Inc. Theme: LED’s/Irradiance Background/Applications: Spectral irradiance is the irradiance of a surface per unit frequency or wavelength, depending on whether the spectrum is taken as a function of frequency or of wavelength. The two forms have different dimensions: spectral irradiance of a frequency spectrum is measured in watts per square…

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Please Join us in Welcoming Justin Spott

Posted on: December 18th, 2019

Avantes, Inc. is excited to announce the latest addition to our team! Justin Spott joins us as our new Regional Sales Manager for the US Central Region and brings with him a wealth of knowledge in the spectroscopy industry. Justin has a strong background in Chemistry holding an MS in this discipline and extensive spectroscopy…

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A Look Back: 2019 Avantes Spectroscopy Applications

Posted on: December 18th, 2019

From agriculture to laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and many more in between, Avantes has seen our spectrometers fulfilling roles in countless applications and in many different industries in 2019. As the year comes to an end, we wanted to highlight some of those applications which have inspired us. Below is a sampling of some impressive applications…

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2019 End of Year Sale!*

Posted on: November 22nd, 2019

Say Goodbye to 2019 and 2019 prices with the Ava-End of Year Sale! Buy any spectrometer with fiber coupling, or sample-interface accessories totaling $5,000 or more and receive 10% off your order now through December 20th, 2019*.  Restrictions apply. Please mention the Year End sale when ordering. For more information, speak with your Sales Engineer…

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Spectra: NIR Grain Analysis

Posted on: November 21st, 2019

Conducted by: David Ademe, Avantes Inc. Theme: Grains/Agriculture Background/Applications: Absorption and reflection measurements can be used to determine the freshness of various crops, from fruits and vegetables to even grains. Not only can reflection and absorption spectra be used to identify the properties of different types of grains through chemometric models, but it can also…

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Spectroscopy in Sustainable Soil Management

Posted on: November 21st, 2019

Agricultural research of today goes into feeding the world’s population tomorrow. Year after year, farmers try to produce more food out of the same resources, and rapidly changing climate conditions only heighten the pressure on the world’s food supply. Changing weather patterns means droughts deepen, floods are more frequent, extremes of heat and cold swing…

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Introducing Nynomic

Posted on: October 28th, 2019

Introduction and Company Mission Incorporated in 1995, Nynomic AG is a leader in manufacturing products for permanent, non-contact and non-destructive optical measurement technologies. Their mission is focused on improving our planet for this and future generations. This vision is achieved by concentrating on innovative photonic measurements in the research fields of life science, with a…

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Vacuum UV Spectroscopy

Posted on: October 28th, 2019

Introduction: Does your LIBS or plasma application require measurements into the vacuum UV below the oxygen absorption limit of 185 nm?  If so, Avantes offers a great option for this need. Spectroscopic measurements conducted in vacuum environments range from reflection measurements during coating processes to high-speed plasma monitoring during a reaction. These techniques are frequently…

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