Applied Spectra Acquires Excimer Lasers from Australian Scientific Instruments

February 27, 2019

This acquisition of the ASI product line expands Applied Spectra’s product portfolio into excimer laser ablation and helium thermochronology instrumentation.

Applied Spectra, Inc., of Freemont, California, has acquired the rights from Australian Scientific Instruments Pty Ltd (ASI) of Fyshwick, Australia) to manufacture, sell, and support RESOlution, Alphachron, and RESOchron Instruments. This acquisition of the ASI product line expands Applied Spectra’s product portfolio into excimer laser ablation (LA) and helium thermochronology instrumentation.

Service and technical support will continue to be provided from the expanded network of the current ASI product support team with the international support network that Applied Spectra has in place. ASI’s manufacturing operation for the acquired product lines will be moved to Applied Spectra’s headquarters in California.

“The acquired product lines greatly expand the laser technology options for our customers in delivering the best analytical performance and cost,” Jong H. Yoo, CEO and president of Applied Spectra, said in a statement. “The LA instrument line from Applied Spectra now encompasses solid state and excimer lasers utilizing nanosecond and femtosecond laser pulses.”