Ocean Optics



Volume 27
Issue 12

Ocean Optics

Company Description

Ocean Optics is the inventor of the world's first miniature spectrometer and has specified and delivered nearly 200,000 of them over the past 20 years. The company provides solutions for diverse applications of optical sensing in medical and biological research, environmental regulation, science education, production and process control. Ocean Optics also provides a comprehensive range of complementary technologies, including chemical sensors, metrology instrumentation, optical fibers, probes, filters, and many more spectroscopic peripherals and accessories. Our spectrometers and sensors also are ideal for OEM applications — with modular options that meet virtually any application requirement.

Chief Spectroscopic Techniques Supported

Absorbance, transmission, reflectance, irradiance, fluorescence, Raman, UV-vis, NIR, spectroradiometry, color spectroscopy, laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS), fiber optic chemical sensing, flow injection analysis, elemental analysis, end-point detection, headspace monitoring, laser characterization, nondestructive testing, multispectral imaging.

Markets Served

Ocean Optics' technologies can be found in a diverse range of industries and disciplines. Our products are used by innovators, researchers, scientists, OEMs, medical and health care professionals, and manufacturing facilities in every country on the planet. Military and security concerns have incorporated Ocean Optics technologies into their equipment and science educators have made our equipment an integral part of their students' learning experience. You can find Ocean Optics products in virtually any application from food safety to forensics and from semiconductors to marine biology.

Major Products/Services

Spectrometers: UV-vis/NIR, high-resolution, time-gated fluorescence, spectrofluorometers, absorbance, laser-induced breakdown, LED measurement, reflectometer, Raman, remote sensing, field measurement

OEM offerings: Spectrometers, sensors, fibers, and sub-assemblies for embedding into OEM applications

Optical sensors: Oxygen sensors, pH sensors, temperature sensing, and transducing materials

Sampling accessories: Collimating lenses, cuvettes and holders, standards, filters and holders, flow cells, cosine correctors, integrating spheres

Light sources: Deuterium, tungsten halogen, LED, calibration sources, excitation sources, lasers

Optical fiber and probes: Premium-grade assemblies, bare fiber, custom options, reflection, transmission and temperature probes, vacuum feedthroughs, complete fiber kits


Ocean Optics is headquartered in Dunedin, Florida, and has full-service locations in Europe, Latin America, and the People's Republic of China. Ocean Optics is part of Halma, p.l.c., a safety and environmental technology group domiciled in the United Kingdom.

Ocean Optics

830 Douglas Ave.

Dunedin, FL 34698


(727) 733-2447


(727) 733-3962