Wasatch Photonics


Choosing a Portable Raman Spectrometer

April 17, 2023

Portable Raman spectroscopy bridges the gap between handheld & benchtop Raman. Learn the factors to consider when choosing a spectrometer, for research or OEM use.

Evaluating a Novel Approach to SERS

January 12, 2022

A new generation of SERS substrates combines the convenience of SERS substrates with the reproducibility of SERS performed in a solution, with a hybrid approach.

Monitoring Microplastics in Our Oceans

September 14, 2021

Integrating Raman spectroscopy and holography, researchers are developing a system capable of in-situ monitoring of microplastics in our oceans depths.

Making Raman Measurements Reproducible

December 08, 2020

Raman OEM applications need consistent spectra to deliver dependable answers. Learn how to achieve >99.5% unit-to-unit agreement using a series of simple corrections.

Bioreactor Fermentation Monitoring with Raman Spectroscopy

February 01, 2020

Raman spectroscopy’s high analytical selectivity and insensitivity to water is well suited for process monitoring in biotechnology. Here we explore the fermentation of glucose, a common feedstock, with a commonly used microorganism, yeast. Applying multivariate tools, we can monitor the main reactants and products with high sensitivity: glucose, ethanol, and carbon dioxide.

Compact Spectroscopy: OEM by Design

December 17, 2019

Why waste development time? Our sensitive Raman & NIR optical benches transition easily from lab R&D to volume OEM to speed time to market, with no loss of performance.

Amazing Grains: Analysis with NIR

September 26, 2019

Many grains look alike - except in the NIR. See how easily a compact spectrometer and its OEM equivalent can distinguish a dozen grain types with some simple analysis.

Implantable SERS Biosensors

August 27, 2019

Can SERS outshine fluorescence as the technique of choice for biosensors? Explore a promising new sensor design for pH, and the impact of hydrogel matrix on performance.