BaySpec handheld Raman analyzer offers sample ID library

March 29, 2011
The Xantus handheld 1064 nm Raman analyzer features a sample ID library for fast data acquisition in samples having fluorescence interference.
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Weighing less than 5 lbs., the Xantus handheld 1064 nm Raman analyzer features a sample ID library for fast data acquisition in samples having fluorescence interference. Additional features include a TE-cooled detector array, an operating temperature range from -20° to 40°C, and customization with different fiber-optic probes.
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BaySpec Introduces Handheld 1064nm Raman Analyzer
Dramatically reduces fluorescence interferences

SAN JOSE, CA - March 9, 2011 - BaySpec, Inc., a leading supplier of UV/VIS/NIR and Raman spectral engines, has released the first of its kind Handheld XantusTM Handheld 1064nm Raman Analyzer. Specifically designed to overcome difficult to measure "real-world" samples having fluorescence interference. The XantusTM-1064 features ultra high throughput and no moving parts ruggedized performance in a compact handheld form factor weighing <5 lbs.

The XantusTM is ideal for such applications as: counterfeit drug detection, process automation technology (PAT), petrochemical facilities, pharmaceuticals, food processing, agricultural feed monitoring, wine and beer, cosmetics, medical diagnostics, and many others. Reliability is enhanced by experience of shipping over 30,000 spectral engines of all types.

Key Features:

  • Fast data acquisition with flexible sample ID library development
  • Ultra compact package
  • Thermoelectrically cooled detector array for high sensitivity
  • Wide -20 to +40 deg C temperature range
  • Operates in high +85% relative humidity environments
  • Customizable with different fiber optic probes

For North American sales of Handheld Raman Analyzers, please contact: Applied Rigaku Technologies, Inc., 9825 Spectrum Drive Bldg. 4 Suite 475, Austin, Texas USA 78717, email: [email protected], Tel: +1(512)225-1796

For Japan sales of Handheld Raman Analyzers, please contact: Rigaku Corporation, 4-14-4, Sendagaya, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo 151-0051, JAPAN, email: [email protected], Tel: ++81 3-3479-0618

For Asia-Pacific sales of Handheld Raman Analyzers, please contact: Rigaku Asia and Pacific Ltd., Hong Kong, email: [email protected], Mobile: ++852 93267211

For other Countries/Territories and products or general information, please contact [email protected] or call +1(408)512-5928 or visit our website:

BaySpec, Inc., founded in 1999 with 100% manufacturing in the USA (San Jose, California), is a vertically integrated spectral sensing company. The company designs, manufactures and markets advanced spectral instruments, from UV-VIS spectrometers to handheld and portable NIR and Raman analyzers, for the biomedical, pharmaceuticals, chemical, food, semiconductor, homeland security, and the optical telecommunications industries.


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