interferometer News

  • ASTM E2244 - 11 standard test method for in-plane length measurements of thin, reflecting films using an optical interferometer

    In-plane length measurements are used in calculations of parameters, such as residual strain and Young’modulus. In-plane deflection measurements are required for specific test structures. Parameters, including residual strain, are calculated given these in-plane deflection measurements. 1. ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM E2245 - 11 standard test method for residual strain measurements of thin, reflecting films using an optical interferometer

    Residual strain measurements are an aid in the design and fabrication of MEMS devices. The value for residual strain is used in Young’modulus calculations. 1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers a procedure for measuring the compressive residual strain in thin ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM E2444 - 11 Terminology Relating to Measurements Taken on Thin, Reflecting Films

    1. Scope 1.1 This standard consists of terms and definitions pertaining to measurements taken on thin, reflecting films, such as found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) materials. In particular, the terms are related to the standards in Section , which were generated by Committee E08 on Fatigue and Fracture. Terminology E 1823 Relating to Fatigue and ...


    By ASTM International

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces their new Multi-Gas analyzer for continuous gas monitoring

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced the Thermo Scientific Model 70 FTIR Multi-Gas CEMS, a single analyzer, continuous monitoring system capable of measuring up to ten gases or more for almost any incineration or co-incineration application. The new Thermo Scientific real-time monitoring system employs the most widely used, field-proven, process FTIR ...

  • Advanced Multigas FTIR for R&D, Hospital , CEM’s, R&D

    ETG PROTEA is a high resolution, compact FTIR analyser packaged in a 19” rack mountable case. This FTIR uses the latest in interferometer technology to provide a compact and high performance instrument. With a high resolution (1cm-1), atmosFIR is ideal for gas identification and speciation. It has an in-built “sampling system” – inlet filter, purge valve, cell temperature ...


    By ETG Risorse e Tecnologia

  • The Vaisala CARBOCAP®: Compact, Reliable, Accurate and Durable

    The Vaisala CARBOCAP® Carbon Dioxide Probe GMP343 is a compact field instrument designed for soil respiration measurements, other ecological measurements and various custom applications.The Vaisala CARBOCAP® Sensor is a silicon based, non-dispersive infrared (NDIR) sensor for the measurement of carbon dioxide. In the sensor a true dual-wavelength measurement is provided with a simple and ...


  • FlexScan – a new hand held FTIR for dedicated out-of-lab and field use

    A2 Technologies announced today the availability of its newest portable FTIR system, Flexscan. Flexscan is asuperior performing, mid IR spectrometer that fits in the palm of one’s hand. A2 Technologies now offers two handheld FTIR systems, Flexscan, for dedicated field analyses, and Exoscan, for lab and field use Flexscan is ideal for dedicated applications that require the use of FTIR ...


  • Introducing...FlexScan performance FTIR in the palm of your hand.

    A2 Technologies announced today the availability of its newest portable FTIR system, Flexscan. Flexscan is a superior performing, mid IR spectrometer that fits in the palm of one’s hand. A2 Technologies now offers two handheld FTIR systems, Flexscan, for dedicated field analyses, and Exoscan, for lab and field use Flexscan is ideal for dedicated applications that require the use of FTIR ...


  • Air Compliance Testing Now Offers FTIR

    Commonly referred to as FTIR, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy is the most recent addition to the Air Compliance Testing technological toolbox. FTIR can be used to identify chemicals from paints, polymers, coatings, spills, drugs, and contaminants (qualitative analysis). FTIR is likely the most powerful tool for identifying types of chemical bonds (functional groups). The wavelength of ...

  • Cerex Introduces the New AirSentry FTIR Open Path Analyzer

    Cerex Monitoring Solutions is pleased to announce the release of the third generation model AirSentry FTIR multi-gas open path FTIR analyzer. The decision was made to fully redesign the analyzer to take full advantage of advances in hardware and software technology. The third generation design represents a full reconfiguration of the instrument. Goals were to reduce initial and operating costs ...

  • Latest multigas FTIR analysers can be hired

    FTIR gas analysers have become popular in a wide variety of gas detection and monitoring applications because of their ability to measure almost any gas. However, the cost of this equipment can exceed the budgets of those that could benefit from this sophisticated technology, so Quantitech has established a small range of FTIR gas analysers that are available for hire. Typical applications for ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Stack emission monitors are ‘future-proof’, says Quantitech

    Leading instrumentation company Quantitech is able to offer customers a revolutionary ‘future-proof’ gas analyser which can protect against any requirements to monitor new parameters in the future. The FTIR Gasmet DX-4000 can monitor up to 300 different compounds of varying concentration and other gases can be added for future applications at little or no extra cost, creating a ‘future-proof’ ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Bruker Expands Infrared Remote Sensing Product Line with Introduction of Novel Hyperspectral Imaging System HI 90 for up to 1000 Times Faster Measurements

    Following Bruker’s acquisition of Sigma ElectroOptics GmbH in December 2010, Bruker is now launching its expanded product line for the remote infrared detection of gases in industrial, environmental and homeland security applications. (Photo: Business Wire) ...


    By Bruker Corporation

  • Renishaw unveils the new XM-60 multi-axis calibrator

    Renishaw, the world-leading metrology specialist, will exhibit its new XM-60 multi-axis calibrator at IMTS 2016, Chicago, USA and AMB 2016, Stuttgart, Germany. The XM-60 is capable of measuring all six degrees of freedom from a single set-up, in any orientation for linear axes. It offers significant improvement in simplicity and time ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Eurocontrol technics group finalizes acquisition of xwinsys ltd

    Eurocontrol Technics Group Inc. (TSX Venture: EUO) ("Eurocontrol" or the "Company"), a Canadian public company specializing in the acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative energy security, authentication, verification, certification technologies, is pleased to announce it has closed the previously announced acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding common and preferred ...


    By Xenemetrix Ltd.

  • Emissions analyser helps manage power station

    A multiparameter emissions monitor at Thetford power station is being used to demonstrate to the UK Environment Agency that the plant is performing within the conditions of its environmental permit. However, the data from the analyser, which was supplied by Gasmet distributor Quantitech, also performs a vitally important role in helping to manage the plant. “Individual gas readings are ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • The Gasmet story - from an academic idea to a global business

    In this article, Dr Petri Jaakkola, founder and Chairman of Gasmet Technologies Oy explains how an idea shared by a group of researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland, during the early 1970s, developed into one of the world’s leading gas monitoring instrumentation manufacturers. Early history – technology development At first, the Finnish researchers understood ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 33 R&D 100 Awards for 2015

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) researchers have won 33 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the “Oscars of Innovation,” are given annually in recognition of exceptional new products or processes that were developed and introduced into the ...


    By US Department of Energy

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