Hamamatsu Corporation

Dec 01, 2013
By Spectroscopy Editors
Volume 28, Issue 12

Company Description

Hamamatsu Corporation is the North American subsidiary of Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan), a leading manufacturer of devices for the generation and measurement of infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light. These devices include photodiodes, photomultiplier tubes, scientific light sources, infrared detectors, photoconductive detectors, and image sensors. The parent company is dedicated to the advancement of photonics through extensive research. This corporate philosophy results in state-of-the-art products that are used throughout the world in scientific, industrial, and commercial applications.

Chief Spectroscopic Techniques Supported

  • UV–visible spectroscopy
  • IR spectroscopy
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Atomic absorption spectroscopy

Markets Served

Hamamatsu provides high performance devices for analytical instruments. These include detectors and light sources for use in UV–vis, NIR, Raman, TOF-MS, and other spectrometers. We also provide miniature spectrometers for medical and biological research, environmental monitoring, production and process control, semiconductor inspection, chromatography, food analysis, water content measurement, and other industries.

Major Products/Services

  • Detectors: photomultiplier tubes, infrared detectors, photodiodes, and microchannel plates
  • Image sensors: NMOS, CMOS, InGaAs photodiode arrays, and CCD
  • Miniature spectrometers: UV–vis, NIR, and Raman
  • Light sources: xenon lamps, xenon flash lamps, deuterium lamps, laser diodes, and quantum cascade lasers


Hamamatsu Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan). Hamamatsu Corporation's headquarters is located in Bridgewater, New Jersey. In addition, we have engineers located throughout the United States to provide you with technical and sales support.

Hamamatsu Corporation
360 Foothill Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

(908) 231-1218

(908) 231-1539