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New optics express article published

Posted on: 24/01/2017

Download our newly published optics express article , describing how the improved throughput offered by a spatial heterodyne spectrometer (such as our HES range ), offers distinct advantages when performing transmission Raman observations.
 Click to Download ISI new peer reviewed paper on Transmission Raman observations.

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Categories: Transmission Raman, Spatial Heterodyne, High throughput Raman, Blog

Check out the IS-Instruments new flyer

Posted on: 13/12/2016

Check out our new flyer describing our range of spectrometers and laser-based instrumentation. You’ll also be able to see specifications for a few of our products.
IS-Instruments new flyer
Find it in our downloads section here

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Categories: Blog, raman spectrometer, Integrating Spheres, Miniature Spectrometer

IS-Instrument is pleased to announce new members to our team

Posted on: 13/10/2016

IS-Instrument is pleased to announce Dr William Brooks and Dr Joshua Veitch – Michaelis have joined our team.  Will joins IS Instruments from a background in materials science and instrument engineering. Will completed a B.Sc Chemistry degree in 2006 followed by a Electronic Engineering Ph.D in 2012. In addition to 4 years of post-doctoral research at the Centre for Solar Energy Research at Glyndwr University, North Wales, Will has gained excellent experience in optical measurements...

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Categories: Blog, IS-Instruments Team

IS Instruments Ltd. new partnership with Laser Lines UK

Posted on: 05/09/2016

IS Instruments Ltd. is pleased to announce a new partnership with Laser Lines in the UK.
Laser lines will distribute ISI spectrometer and remote sensing based products within the UK. These will include our new miniature spectrometer, integrating spheres and HES range of Raman spectrometers.

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Categories: Blog, raman spectrometer, Miniature Spectrometer, Integrating Spheres

Miniature Spectrometer AZOm Article

Posted on: 27/06/2016

IS-instruments releases a new article discussing, how spectrometers are being used in the modern world.  The article explores how our developments have been tailored to produce new low miniature spectrometer and integrating spheres
See the article here 

http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=12905

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Author: Dr Michael Foster
Categories: Blog, Miniature Spectrometer, Integrating Spheres

PhD position at ORC and ISI

Posted on: 09/06/2015

Fully-funded PhD position in the Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton in collaboration with IS Instruments Limited.
There is a growing requirement for sensitive and species-specific gas sensors in many application areas, in particular in the oil and gas sector for the monitoring of fuel reserves, medicine for the detection of gaseous bio-markers characteristic of particular illnesses/medical conditions, and within environmental monitoring to detect the presence of harmful...

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Categories: Blog

3D Vision for high temperature environments

Posted on: 02/06/2015

ISI has recently tested its new 3D vision system for observations in high temperature environments. This system has the ability to make measurements with an accuracy of 5 mm in environments with temperatures up to 2000 C. Ideal for measurements in the steel manufacturing process 
 
find the full article here.

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ISI publishes new article in optics express

Posted on: 06/02/2015

ISI has been developing a new class of Raman spectrometer to perform Raman measurements of a Liquid samples in a gas pipeline. The results of these project have now been published in the peer reviewed journal optics express.
 
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Collaboration of Nations

Posted on: 10/12/2014

IS- Instruments presents the results from two studies at Innovate UK collaboration of Nations:
 The development programs are
 Ultra low cost 3D printed wireless spectrometer for process control
 High Etendue Raman spectrometer for protein and biological measurement with fluorescence subtraction

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Categories: Blog

Transmission Raman IR

Posted on: 01/10/2014

Transmission Raman measurements provide a bulk measurement of a target sample, rather than the a surface observation used in most Raman spectrometers.  Using a bespoke IR HES 2000 spectrometer IS-Instruments have demonstrated how a sample of Ibuprofen is measured, can dramatically, influence the spectra observed.
 
For full details is our report here 

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Categories: Blog

Patent Application (GB 2509716)

Posted on: 15/09/2014

ISI with IMA Ltd, have been working on a new LIDAR and Raman spectrometer to detect and identify liquids within a pressurised gas pipeline. As part of this process a patent application has now published for the instrument.

The patent focuses on the liquid detection method used and how our HES 2000 spectrometers must be used in the system if sufficient photons are to be gathered from the target
 Full details of the patent can be found at
http://www.ipo.gov.uk/p-find-publication-getPDF.pdf?PatentNo=GB2509716&DocType=A&JournalNumber=6530...

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ISI begins two new studies to Improve Raman spectrometers

Posted on: 01/08/2014

Raman spectrometers have become an increasingly popular tool in recent years to identify substances in the field.  However one constant restriction of the technique is the potential for contaminate fluorescence to mask the Raman return.  ISI has now begun two investigations of different techniques to remove this response, using our HES spectrometers.  This includes examining the spectral and temporal nature of both signals.

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Benjamin Crutchley Joins IS-Instruments

Posted on: 09/07/2014

Benjanmin Cructchley has joined IS instruments. Dr Crutchley recieved his PhD in photonics in 2012 in the study of InGaN light emitters. He is a expert in optical systems having designed and built a variety of instruments in his career inclduing spectrometers. 

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Tests a new camera for its range a spectrometers

Posted on: 02/07/2014

ISI is currently investigating upgrades to their existing range of OEM spectrometers and Raman spectrometers.  With both CMOS And CCD technology ever improving its important to ensure that our OEM spectrometer use  the best available solutions.
Factors to consider are the noise of the detectors, the sensitivity, the size and the pixel pitch. It is often the case that for a given application any of these factors can be a driving influence.

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New development for a Time Resolved Raman Spectrometer

Posted on: 02/07/2014

IS - instruments Ltd together with the University of Leicester have entered a new development funded by the UK government to produce a new class of Time Resolved Raman spectrometer. Integrating our HES spectrometer with a noval detection system our aim is to produce a new class of Raman spectrometer that can produce time resolved measurments to remove contaminate flourescent signals from Raman spectra.

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New LIDAR applications for Rail

Posted on: 01/04/2014

See the full artcile here

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HES 2000 Spectrometer Compared to Czerny Turner Instrument

Posted on: 24/02/2014

HES 2000 Spectrometer Compared to Czerny Turner Instrument

In recent years spatially offset and transmission Raman measurements have gained popularity in a variety of sectors, including the pharmaceutical and forensics industries.  The key advantage of transmission Raman in particular is that it provides a bulk measurement of the sample and is therefore resistant to false returns
The HES2000 spectrometer offered by ISI can capture the light from a 1 mm input fibre, requires no slit whilst maintaining a high level of spectral resolution (3 cm-1 per...

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ISI with UCL present at UK Rail conference

Posted on: 28/11/2013

Peter Muller presents a new approach for assisting trains avoid collisions. The project in titled MEWOPS, provides a network of sensors including 3D stereo and thermal imaging systems to help trains navigate in a variety of applications.
 
Downlaod the presentation here 

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Categories: Blog

Exciting week at ISI

Posted on: 15/11/2013

IISI has been developing some new exciting technology to enhance our range of Raman and OEM spectrometers. So far the tests have proven very promising and exceeded expectations. Watch this space for news once the trails are complete

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Categories: Blog

Photonex 13

Posted on: 16/10/2013

ISI headed up to the annual Photonex Exhibition to meet up with colleagues in the Photonics industry and see what developments have been made that we can bring to our customers.
Whilst there we met with Eluxi to discuss our spectrometer offering to the market, the HES spectrometer range.
We also met up with our key industrial suppliers to discuss how their products are developing and how this can benefit our customers in the future.

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ISI welcomes new members to our team

Posted on: 04/10/2013

ISI welcomes two new members to our team: Josh Veitch - Michaelis who will be working in a 3 D measurement systems, and Usama Bin Mansoor who will be assisting with our Raman spectrometers and LIDAR products.

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New article on application of Raman spectrometer

Posted on: 17/09/2013

New article is published by azom on the use of our HES range of Raman spectrometers, examining liquids in a gas pipeline.
The artcile explores how the Raman spectrometer has performed measuring 1- 20 mm of liquid from a distance of 2 m at the bottom of the pipeline.

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ISI article published in photonics spectra

Posted on: 06/09/2013

ISI publishes a new article in photonics spectra this month, on using Raman spectrometers in industry. The article discuses a number of the problems faced in industry and how Raman systems are being used to address them.
 
We welcome Electrical engineer Usama Bin Mansoor has joined IS-instruments this week, to assist with the development of our photonics products

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Raman Spectrometers, buisness models and other events

Posted on: 30/08/2013

This month ISI has assisted in producing a new business model for a UK SME working in the technology sector, in particular examining how to convert space assets into viable products for industry. 
Our new transmission Raman spectrometer has now been designed with a cooled CCD, the system will be targeted at making bulk measurement of a sample, while still being portable.
ISI visited Tata steel pilot plant and processing plant to assess using a new LIDAR system at their site.

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ISI wins three new contracts

Posted on: 17/07/2013

ISI wins two new TSB contracts
A novel integrating probe for whole tablet Raman spectrometry
Development of Transmission Raman instrument with spatially resolved Fourier Transform Spectrometer
 
And the manufacture of a new dust detection LIDAR

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