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Home > Video Blog > VIDEO – Inside the Optical Bench of the Ocean Optics Spectrometer

VIDEO – Inside the Optical Bench of the Ocean Optics Spectrometer

Ever Wonder What Goes on Inside a Spectrometer?

It’s a good question, and the complete answer can escape even the most seasoned researcher. The photons used in spectroscopy encounter many components and undergo a variety of processes before registering as a spectrum. What exactly happens to these photons once they enter the optical bench? Let’s look at their journey inside a spectrometer.



Learn more about the spectrometer featured in this animation, the QE Pro High Performance Spectrometer.

Inside a Spectrometer The QE Pro - High Performance at Great Value


May is National Inventors Month!

We’re celebrating the tinkerers, innovators, investigators and observers that use Ocean Optics spectrometers and accessories to solve measurement problems.

See the informative, interesting and occasionally, unusual applications our customers have made possible using spectroscopy and spectral sensing!