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Avantes Solutions for Semiconductors

Posted on: February 10th, 2020

Avantes Solutions for the Semiconductor Industry Avantes offers value for Engineers supporting the Semiconductor industry, providing non-contact, stand-off measurement systems for thin films and coatings, plasma characterization, and wafer inspection. Watch the video or view the brochure to learn more. Avantes Semiconductor Brochure Avantes Semiconductor Video

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Photonics West 2020

Posted on: January 31st, 2020

Avantes returns to the Annual SPIE Photonics West event hosted at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Visit our booth for exciting product demonstrations and explore our latest developments. Exciting Featured Product Demonstrations   This year we are excited to debut the newest addition to the AvaSpec-CompactLine family of small form factor spectrometers. The AvaSpec-Mini-NIR,…

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Plasma Diagnostics and Optical Emission Spectroscopy

Posted on: January 28th, 2020

Plasma is an ionized gas under pressure and subjected to intense heating or electromagnetic fields to the point that electrons and positive ions are unbound. Plasma is one of the four fundamental states of matter, but it does not exist on Earth naturally and must be generated by applying heat and pressure. What makes plasma…

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Spectra: Plasma Measurements

Posted on: January 23rd, 2020

Background/Applications: Optical Emission Spectroscopy, often referred to as OES, is a widely used analytical method to determine the elemental composition of a broad range of metals. Types of samples which can be tested using OES include samples from the melt in primary and secondary metal production, and in the metals processing industry. OES commonly uses…

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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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