Appendix X: Terahertz

May 1, 2014

Appendix X: Terahertz

Manufacturer: Advantest America

Product name: TAS7400SP

Terahertz spectrometer

New this year: Lower cost instrumentation with comparable spectral resolution and dynamic range to the TAS7500SP

Used for: Lab, process applications

Measurement mode: Transmission, reflection, ATR, transmission polarization

Specialty accessory description: Choice of source modules with specific frequency ranges covering from 0.03 to 7 THz (1 to 233 cm-1).

Special features: Optional temperature control module

Software: 21CFR11 compliant, cGMP compliant

Suggested applications: Pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemicals, high-speed electronics materials

Primary benefits: High performance at lower cost. Multiple sampling options.

Unique features: Highly stable measurement with excellent repeatability.

Manufacturer: Advantest America

Product name: TAS7500TS

Terahertz spectrometer

New this year: Remote sampling with optical cables up to 4 m long. Duplexer to support two source/detector pairs.

Used for: Lab, process applications

Measurement mode: Transmission, reflection

Specialty accessory description: Choice of source modules with specific frequency ranges covering from 0.03 to 7 THz (1 to 233 cm-1).

Special Features: Programming option for linking with external devices (for example, X-Y stage) and synchronizing data collection

Software: 21CFR11 compliant, cGMP compliant, compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: Automated 2D spatial profiling of materials for layer thickness, crystallinity, density/porosity

Primary benefits: Remote sampling for process analysis. Analysis of large sample sizes.

Unique features: High speed measurement with 1 ms/scan. Dual beam option for long-term measurement stability.