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Optical sensors

Making Chemistry visible!

An optical sensor is a device where we use the optical properties of an indicator to analyze the chemical composition of a sample. When the indicator interacts with an analyte this will result in a change of its optical properties. This can either mean that it changes color or the luminescence intensity.

We use this change in optical properties to make chemistry visible and measurable.

We are able to produce sensors for multiple analytes including O2, pH, temperature, several ions, etc.

Also we can either make fiber based sensor, planar sensor foils or particle based sensors. This gives us the flexibility either to do point measurements or to image based analysis.