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SPECTRAL winner Rockathon 2017

  We hacked the rock! Sandvik Mining and EIT RawMaterials (https://eitrawmaterials.eu) organized the first ever Rockathon Mining Challenge on 4 and 5 September in Tampere, Finland. The aim was to find innovative concepts and solutions…

And the winner is …

In the week of 28 August, 6 teams of 5 international MSc students competed in ESA BIC Noordwijk to achieve the best consult for start-up companies in the incubation programme. This was part of the CEMS 2017 MSc block seminar in International…

SciX 2018 in USA great success

  SPECTRAL was present at SciX 2018 conference in Atlanta USA from 22-25 October. We had a great time meeting existing and new customers at our Flash Photonics booth. CTO Marijn Sandtke gave the opening presentation at the instrumental…

SPECTRAL in Dutch newspaper

Dutch newspaper Leidsch Dagblad published a major article on SPECTRAL Industries. The publication was part of a series covering high-tech innovation in the greater Leiden area. SPECTRAL’s CEO Ad Maas explains the technology and talks about…

IRIS echelle gated LIBS

  Until recently, only iCCD’s and PMT’s were fast enough to enable stable and reproducible gated LIBS measurements. Now, SPECTRAL Industries presents the gated LIBS functionality on its IRIS echelle spectrometers using CMOS technology…

Drill core element mapping

Chemical element mapping of drill cores is a new service SPECTRAL Industries is offering now. We can perform up to 50 x 50 mm² area scans with down to 100 x 100 µm² spatial resolution, visualising any element, including light elements…

Avaatech’s XRF Core Scanner extended with LIBS capability to scan all elements – from Lithium to Uranium

  Avaatech and SPECTRAL Industries are happy to announce the start of a project for the integration of a Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) instrument into the well-known Avaatech XRF Core Scanner. Like XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence),…

Successful LIBS demonstration down in a mine

  We successfully demonstrated SPECTRAL's LIBS sensor 150 meters below the surface in an old silver mine. We showed that our LIBS sensor equipment is robust and transportable for operation down in the mine and that it delivers high…

Highly accurate LIBS measurements on liquids

More and more applications of LIBS on liquids emerge. Examples are waste water monitoring, agriculture water analysis and oil analysis. To demonstrate the capabilities of the SPECTRAL LIBS system on liquids we have performed two experiments. The…

IRIS echelle white paper available

IRIS is the first echelle spectrometer without compromises: high resolution, large bandwidth, high throughput, accurate gating, compact and robust. To show the benefits and possibilities of the IRIS echelle spectrometer we have published a white…

SPECTRAL at PITTCON 2018 Orlando

  SPECTRAL will be attending PITTCON 2018 in Orlando, Florida USA. Demoing our IRIS can be arranged.  Just contact Ad Maas +31 6 2280 7946

LIBS In-line Grade Scanner for Ore Sorting

To demonstrate the capabilities of our LIBS In-line Grade Scanner for Ore Sorting, we have made a YouTube video: you can find the video here. SPECTRAL has realized the in-line grade scanner in close collaboration with Eijkelkamp SonicSampDrill…