Ocean Optics



Volume 31
Issue 12

Company Description

Ocean Optics provides modular spectroscopy and sensing solutions for diverse applications such as biomedical and life sciences research, agricultural monitoring and food safety, illumination and color measurement, science education, and environmental regulation. The company has provided nearly 250,000 spectrometers to researchers, educators, and OEM developers over the past two decades.

Ocean Optics also provides a comprehensive range of complementary technologies, including spectroscopy software, chemical sensors, metrology instrumentation, optical fibers and probes, optical filters, and spectroscopy accessories. Recently, the innovative multispectral sensing and imaging offerings of PIXELTEQ were consolidated into the Ocean Optics portfolio. The move expands the company's spectral imaging design and manufacturing capabilities in support of researchers, developers, and OEMs across a wide range of applications.

Chief Spectroscopic Techniques Supported

UV, Visible and NIR; absorbance, transmission and reflectance; laser characterization; LED quality control; Raman; SERS; fluorescence; irradiance; spectroradiometry; color determination; fiber optic chemical sensing; end-point detection; headspace monitoring; nondestructive testing; remote monitoring; multispectral sensing and imaging; and optical coating

Markets Served

Ocean Optics technologies can be found in a diverse range of industries and disciplines. Our products are used by innovators, researchers, educators, scientists, and OEM suppliers in lab settings, field research, and process environments worldwide. First responders and security professionals have incorporated Ocean Optics products into their equipment. Science educators have made our instruments an integral part of each student's learning experience. You can find Ocean Optics products in applications ranging from food safety and forensics to semiconductor processing and solar panel analysis.

Major Products/Services

Spectrometers: General-purpose UV, Visible and NIR spectrometers; fluorescence spectrometers; Raman instruments; teaching lab spectrometers; reflectometers; field spectrometers; spectral sensors; spectroradiometers; thin film systems

Multispectral Sensors and Precision Filters: Micro-patterned optical filters; multispectral sensors; multispectral cameras; filters, mirrors and optical coatings; optical measurement and reference standards

OEM Offerings: Spectrometers, sensors, fibers, multispectral cameras and accessories and sub-assemblies for embedding into OEM applications; custom software

Optical Sensors: Oxygen sensors, pH sensors, temperature sensing, 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, xenon

Optical Fiber and Probes: Fiber optic patch cords; bare fiber; custom options; reflection and transmission probes; vacuum feedthroughs


Ocean Optics is headquartered on the Gulf Coast of Florida, and has full-service locations worldwide as well as customer service operations throughout Europe, Latin America, India, and China. Ocean Optics is a subsidiary of Halma plc, an international market leader in safety, health, and sensor technology.

Ocean Optics

830 Douglas Ave.

Dunedin, FL 34698


(727) 733-2447


(727) 733-3962









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