Detectors are used to measure the illumination of a light source for a number of optical or spectrometry applications. Detectors consist of arrays of photodiodes or photodetectors that transmit electrical current when excited by collision from photons. Detectors enable the measurement of important light characteristics that are not conveniently acquired in other ways. A selection of photodiodes is also available with linked amplifier capabilities for easier, more precise measurement capacities.Detectors
Light Meters are used to measure the light output of an illumination source for a number of optical applications. Light Meters are measurement devices that feature photodiodes to determine the level of light transmitted from a source. Light Meters possess simple, easy to read screens upon which measurements are displayed in one or more photometric units. Most Light Meters possess traceable NIST certification for proof of accuracy.
Spectrometers are used to measure the properties of light for a variety of applications including environmental or chemical analysis, fluorescence, or Raman. Spectrometers are optical instruments that can detect spectral lines and measure their wavelength or intensity. Spectrometers are ideal for determining compositional makeup for detecting weak light signals. Spectrometers can also be used to test the efficiency of an optical filter in order to determine whether a filter has properly blocked or transmitted specific wavelengths.