About NeoSpectra Micro

  • NeoSpectra Micro (SWS62231) is a chip-sized, OEM Near InfraRed (NIR) spectral sensor that delivers the spectral response of the light absorbed by materials for quantification, qualification or identification.
  • NeoSpectra Micro will bring the power of NIR spectroscopy to consumer applications. It is designed to be used in different systems as an OEM module for applications that can be enabled by the spectral range 1,250 – 2,500 nm.(See example of a system developed using NeoSpectra module here)

NeoSpectra Micro Core Module, The Power Of NIR Spectroscopy

What’s inside

  • Breakthrough packaging techniques allow all system components to be packed in a chip-sized module:
    • MEMS chip: monolithic Michelson interferometer
    • Photodetector: single element uncooled InGaAs Photodetector
    • ASICs: for system control and data processing
    • Sample interfacing: Configuration of a light source for sample illumination, and a glass lid for free-space light collection

NeoSpectra Micro Core Module, The Power Of NIR Spectroscopy

NeoSpectra Micro Core Module

  • Free-space coupling for light
  • Output spectra, commands signals, and power are transferred via electrical pins (SPI)
  • Optional Optical Core Module without light source

NeoSpectra Micro Core Module, The Power Of NIR Spectroscopy

Technical Specifications

PARAMETER CONDITIONS VALUE UNIT
Spectral Range PSD* > Max PSD/10 1,350 – 2,500 nm
Resolution At λ= 1.550 nm, FWHM criterion 8 or 16 nm
Typical SNR (rms) 2s Scan Time, Rx**, resolution = 16 nm 1,000:1
(@λ=2,050 nm)
Temperature Operation -5 to 40 ºC
Wavelength Accuracy @λ= 1.400 nm; temperature < 40ºC ±1.5 nm
Wavelength Repeatability @λ= 1.400 nm; absorbance level = 0.5 A.U., Resolution: 16nm ±0.1 nm
  • *PSD: Power Spectral Density
  • **Rx = Reflection configuration