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Introducing our new Sales and Marketing Coordinator – Andrew Badgett!

Posted on: September 28th, 2021

Avantes Inc. is proud to announce a new addition to our team – Andrew Badgett! Andrew comes to us with a background in order processing and with a bright and positive personality. Please join us in welcoming Andrew to our Avantes team! Background and Biography Born in Arizona and raised Nevada, Andrew moved to Colorado…

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Absorbance of Food Colorant using ATR Probe

Posted on: September 27th, 2021

Conducted by: David Ademe, Avantes Inc. Theme: Absorbance/ATR Probe Background/Applications: Absorbance spectroscopy can bring entirely new perspectives on samples through a wide range of industries. This includes industrial lines, where continually monitoring of water, fluids, and chemicals is necessary to ensure consistent quality and specifications.  Many inline control systems use UV/VIS absorbance systems to control…

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ATR Attenuated Total Reflectance Probe

Posted on: September 16th, 2021

  Avantes ATR Probe for measurements of viscous fluids. Attenuated Total Reflectance is a measurement technique used for incredibly optically dense media such as inks, dyes, coal, and sludge. ATR uses the property of total internal reflection through a crystal resulting in an evanescent wave. A beam of visible or near-infrared light is passed through…

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Low Limits of Detection in Water Particles

Posted on: August 26th, 2021

Conducted by: David Ademe, Avantes Inc. Theme: Absorbance Background/Applications: Absorbance spectroscopy can bring entirely new perspectives on samples through a wide range of industries. This includes the water industry, verifying the quality and purity of water to determine what contaminants and particles may be present in the water, that may not be visible to the…

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Congratulations to Our New Marketing Specialist – Katrina Dunbar

Posted on: August 26th, 2021

Avantes, Inc. is excited to announce the promotion of Katrina Dunbar as our new Marketing specialist. Katrina has 5 years of experience with Avantes and brings her knowledge and passion for science to her new position. Please join us in congratulating Katrina’s new job promotion! Background and Biography Katrina moved to Colorado nearly 5 years…

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Technical Note-Resolution

Posted on: August 25th, 2021

Among the many applications of spectroscopy, we encounter different types of resolution ranging from temporal, spatial, and spectral resolution. When evaluating a spectrometer instrument, the optical resolving power of the instrument is key. This is known as spectral resolution and is normally defined as the minimum spectral separation between peaks that the instrument can resolve.…

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Irradiance Measurement with Avantes Solar Simulator

Posted on: July 26th, 2021

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 meter per hertz (W·m−2·Hz−1), while spectral irradiance of…

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Spectroscopy in Solar Panel Production

Posted on: July 19th, 2021

The measurement needs of the solar industry are quite diverse, ranging from process control applications in the manufacturing of thin-film photovoltaic panels through direct solar measurements and solar simulator characterization. Avantes has worked closely together with a number of industrial and research customers in the solar industry to design spectroscopy and spectroradiometry systems that meet…

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AvaSpec-SolarXM – Now IEC 60904-9 compatible!

Posted on: July 15th, 2021

Continuing its tradition of high-quality instrument manufacturing, Avantes has been working with our solar customers to identify optical configurations for this industry. We partnered with Sinton instruments, a leading company in the work of solar metrology technologies, to offer software solutions for performing the International standard IEC60904 Solar Simulator Classification.

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Get to Know Kelly Hollins

Posted on: June 24th, 2021

Avantes, Inc. is excited to welcome Kelly Hollins as a new addition to our Team. Kelly joins us as our new Regional Sales Manager for the US Central Region. She comes to us with a strong background in chromatography and lab testing for companies such as Proctor and Gamble. Kelly’s infectious smile and passion for…

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