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Technical notes

Read our technical notes to get a better understanding of how to select the right spectrometer for your application.

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How to choose a spectrometer?

This guide will help you select the right type of spectrometer based on your specific requirements to things like wavelength, resolution, size, cost etc.

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Spectrometer design guide

Understand the basic principles and formulas behind the design of a diffraction grating based spectrometer in this brief tutorial.

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Detector selection guide

Overview of the various detector option technology options like CMOS, CCD, InGaAs and how to select the right one for your application.

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Coupling into your spectrometer?

Understand the importance of numerical aperture/f-number and the difference between fiber and free-space coupling.

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Reflection and transmission gratings

Read about the differences between reflection and transmission gratings for spectrometer design.

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How DMD based spectrometers work

Understand the basics of how a spectrometer based on digital micro-mirrors (DMD) works.

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Hadamard and column scan

Learn the basics about Hadamard and column scan works for DMD spectrometers

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PEBBLE NIR spectrometer comparison

See how our ultra-compact PEBBLE NIR spectrometer compares to another compact spectrometer in this report from RECENDT – Research Center for Non-Destructive Testing GmbH.

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VIDEO

Manufacturing facility tour

Watch a video from Ibsen’s manufacturing facility

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White papers

Get an in-depth understanding from our white papers

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Anyone can build one spectrometer

Read about the difference between building a single spectrometer and manufacturing spectrometers in high volume with consistent performance.

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Make or buy your spectrometer

Learn about the key decision process you need to go through to evaluate how to design and manufacture your spectrometer.

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The benefits of transmission grating based spectroscopy

Understand the basic difference in terms of performance between spectrometers based on transmission and reflection gratings.

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E-BOOK

The ultimate guide to spectrometer integration

This e-book includes an extensive collection of useful guides to choosing the correct configuration of your next spectrometer while taking size, cost, signal-to-noise ratio, sensitivity, and much more into account.

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Contributed articles

See our contributed articles published in internationally recognized magazines

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Diode Array Spectrometers – augment fluorescence based research

Biophotonics Magazine

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Digital micromirrors reveal new opportunities for NIR spectroscopy

Photonics Spectra

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Dynamic gate algorithm for multimode fiber Bragg grating sensors

Applied Optics

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How to design a miniature Raman spectrometer

Spectroscopy Magazine

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Compact and high performance spectrometers based on novel transmission gratings with high dispersion

Applied Spectroscopy

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