Analytical Instrumentation

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Analytical Instruments

Photonis is the global leader in the development and manufacture of ion, electron and photon detectors along with a broad range of critical technologies for analytical instruments and all mass spectrometry techniques. Our photonic solutions support spectroscopy applications with a broad choice of spectral response options. Our patented products provide superior lifetime and improved sensitivity so you will be the first to identify any unknown matter.

Our highly sensitive and accurate ion detectors are used in laboratories worldwide to detect both positive and negative ions. As the market leader in mass spectrometry, Photonis designs and manufactures highly specialized detection and ion transport solutions for nearly half of the world’s mass spectrometers. In addition to supplying the OEMs with our detectors, Photonis provides replacements parts for hundreds of analytical instruments. Check out our OEM Replacement Guide to find out more.

Photonis offers custom design and manufacture capabilities to provide superior detectors which ensure the most efficient and accurate analysis for any instrument. Our detectors are custom engineered for nearly half of the world’s mass spectrometers. Whether you need a detector with superior sensitivity, a wider range of spatial or temporal resolution, or the ability to detect both positive and negative ions, Photonis has the product to meet your needs. Additionally, Photonis offers a wide range of patented monolithic ion transport solutions that can increase ion throughput up to 1000X when compared to traditional solutions.

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Mass Spectrometry

Mass Spectrometry

Photonis is the global leader in the engineering and manufacture of ion and electron detectors and inlet tubes for use in a wide range of analytical instruments and mass spectrometry techniques.

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Residual Gas Analysis

Residual Gas Analysis

Photonis designs and manufactures superior detectors for residual gas analysis (RGA). Our detectors support RGA in mass spectrometry by providing higher sensitivity in both portable and stationary RGA systems.

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Spectroscopy

Spectroscopy

Photonis detectors are used in spectroscopy applications to increase image resolution across the spectral range. Our photon detectors are designed to provide greater sensitivity, faster speed, and reduce noise when compared to other products on the market.
 

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Portable Instruments

Leak Detection

Photonis designs and engineers detectors which provide sensitivity down to parts per billion to detect minute leaks in critical applications.

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SEM and FIB applications

SEM and FIB applications

Photonis manufactures detectors optimized for use in Focused Ion Beam (FIB) and Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) systems. In SEM applications, Photonis detectors assist in the output of high resolution imaging through non-destructive testing.

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Portable Instruments

Portable Instrumentation

In recent years, the requirement for miniature or portable analytical instruments has forced the rest of the industry to adapt their products to meet these new challenges.

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Charged Particle detection

Charged Particle detection

Photonis devices are used for the detection of all manner of charged particles and electro-magnetic radiation .

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Environmental Monitoring

Environmental Monitoring

Photonis detectors are ideal for use in poor vacuum environments to monitor air quality both indoors and outdoors.

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Food and Drug Safety

Food and Drug Safety

Photonis is the industry leader, supplying high quality sensors for mass spectrometers in the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Our patented technologies draw larger sample sizes into the mass spectrometer for fast batch validation.

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Portable Instruments

Machine Vision

Photonis provides industry-standard cameras suitable for high speed machine vision. Our cameras are compact and easy to use, with a range of connectivity options.

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Non-destructive testing

Non-Destructive Testing

Photonis provides a wide range of sensors and cameras designed for non-destructive testing. Whether it’s for printed circuit board tracing, weld or pipe validation, or corona inspection of high voltage wires, Photonis has a solution to be sure you identify every possible quality concern.

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Neutron Imaging

Auger Surface Spectroscopy

Auger surface spectroscopy offers a special high sensitivity method of surface investigation. The kinetic energy of emitted Auger electrons contains information about the chemical composition of the surface at each spot investigated.

Resource center

Are you looking for a specification sheet or paper? Documents like these and more are available in the Photonis Resource Center. 

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