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Select Technical Drawings Available on Our Website

Posted on: June 28th, 2022

Now Available! We have been working to include technical drawings for our products and now have some available for customer download. More technical drawings will follow but for now, please see the example below as to where you can find the downloadable file on our headquarters’ main website.  

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Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Using Raman Laser Spectroscopy

Posted on: June 28th, 2022

Conducted by: David Ademe (Applications Engineer), and Sara Beard (Chemistry Intern), Avantes Inc. Background/Applications: Indocyanine Green (ICG) is a powdered dye that is used for fluorescence imaging in a variety of medical applications. Indocyanine green emits fluorescence between 750 nm and 950 nm with maximum values of approximately 810 nm when dissolved in water. Compared…

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Brochure: Spectroscopy Configurations for Fluorescence Applications

Posted on: June 27th, 2022

Fluorescence spectroscopy refers to the measurement of the emission of light by a substance that has absorbed light of a different wavelength. In most cases, the emitted light is at a lower energy state but higher wavelength than the absorbed light. Fluorescence as a spectroscopy application technique is exploding with uses in many industries. It…

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Improving the Future of Smart Agriculture with Spectroscopy

Posted on: June 24th, 2022

Climate change and population expansion have a direct impact on agriculture. An increasing number of people need to be fed but changing weather patterns can cause complete crops to fail. Inevitably, farms must produce more with less, and frequently under increasingly difficult conditions. Growing seasons are shorter, there are fewer resources such as clean water,…

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American Association of Clinical Chemistry Conference

Posted on: June 14th, 2022

We are returning to AACC! Join us in Chicago for the upcoming American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Scientific Meeting plus Clinical Lab Expo July 24th – 28th. We will be at booth 1970 and our representatives Ryan Flaherty and Nathan Robey will be there discussing how Avantes is a leader in spectroscopy! Why should…

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Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy for soil analysis

Posted on: May 30th, 2022

For over 120 years, agriculturalists have been aware of the importance of soil testing, particularly elemental analysis, to ensure the health and productivity of crops. Historically this has been accomplished by randomly sampling soil across a representative region of the field and sending them off to a laboratory to be analyzed using chromatography, mass spectrometry,…

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Comparing Soil Samples with NIR Spectroscopy

Posted on: May 30th, 2022

Conducted by: David Ademe (Applications Engineer), Avantes Inc. Theme: NIR Reflection Spectroscopy Background/Applications: Near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy is a spectroscopic method that uses the near-infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum (from 780 nm to 2500 nm). Typical applications of NIR spectroscopy include the analysis of pharmaceuticals, materials, pulse oximetry, and food products. Along with food products,…

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Meet our New Summer Intern!

Posted on: May 24th, 2022

Introducing Sara Beard! Originally from Philadelphia, Sara moved to Colorado to obtain her Chemical Engineer B.S. from CU Boulder, with a minor in economics. With a keen interest in Research and Development, she hopes to one day work as an R&D Engineer in the alcohol, fragrance, or dye industry. This summer Sara will work directly…

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Application Note: Characterization and Identification of Garnet

Posted on: April 28th, 2022

Spectroscopy Methods for the Gemology Industry Spectroscopy has been long used in the gemology industry for characterization and identification, with nearly every known spectroscopic method playing a critical role. Transmission provides insight into gemstone clarity, reflectance provides colorimetric data, fluorescence & absorption are excellent at detecting bulk defects, and Raman & laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS)…

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Brochure: Life Sciences

Posted on: April 28th, 2022

Spectroscopy Configurations for Life Science Applications Avantes instruments and accessories have been used successfully in a multitude of life science applications. Spectrometers and photonics sensors have been used for years in applications such as blood gas analysis and oximetry but they are now being deployed into a variety of new applications thanks to the developments…

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