Sciencetech Inc

Sciencetech Inc

Sciencetech Inc. has been designing and manufacturing optical spectroscopic instruments and solar simulators since 1985. Based in London, Ontario, Sciencetech manufacture modular spectroscopy equipment, solar simulators, photovoltaic testing equipment and far infrared Terahertz spectroscopy systems. 

Their extensive range of solar simulators are regarded as leaders in their class, offering standard and highly configurable steady-state and flash solar simulators.

Sciencetech is specialising in custom R&D projects, please see example of their success with challenging customer requirements here.

Complete Spectrometer Systems

Sciencetech Custom Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR)

Browse through Sciencetech's custom FTIR success story.

SCI-LIBS Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) is a versatile elemental analysis technique that has been used in many different applications, such as soil analysis, industrial process monitoring, archaeological investigations and space exploration.

Custom Solar Simulators

Sciencetech Custom Solar Simulators

Browse through a few of Sciencetech's success stories.

Complete Spectrometer Systems

TEO-200 Benchtop FTIR Spectrometer

The TEO-200 benchtop Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectrometer is a low cost spectrometer that employs a number of unique features to achieve high performance from such a compact size. At just 385x265x160mm, it is one of the most compact FTIR systems on the market today.

SPS-300 FTIR Terahertz Spectrometer

The SPS-300 from Sciencetech is the most powerful terahertz Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) available in the mid and far infrared range.

Modular Spectroscopy Equipment

9072 Series Small Monochromators

The Sciencetech 9072 series of monochromators are an economical and compact choice with the full functionality afforded by motorised wavelength control and a multiple grating turret.

9010 Series Standard Monochromators

The Sciencetech 9010 series are 200mm focal length asymmetric Czerny-Turner scanning monochromators. The 9010 model has an f/3.5 aperture, although a faster f/2.6 is available as a 9010F model.

9055 Series Standard Monochromators

The Sciencetech 9055 series are 250mm asymmetric focal length modified Czerny-Turner monochromators. They have a flat field output for use as a spectrograph. The 9055 model has an f/3.5 aperture, although a faster f/2.5 is available as a 9055F model. The 9055 series has a computer controlled turret for automatic grating and wavelength selection.

9057 Series Standard Monochromators

The 9057 series are half meter monochromators and spectrographs with an f/8 aperture. The system is a Czerny-Turner design optimised to reduce aberrations. This monochromator series supports up to three 50x50mm gratings on a computer controlled turret.

9150 Series High Resolution Monochromators

The 9150 series are Sciencetech's longest single path length monochromators with a 1.5m focal length. Under optimum conditions with a 2400l/mm grating it can achieve a resolution of 0.004nm in single pass mode.

9490 Series High Resolution Monochromators

The 9490 series are Sciencetech's second largest monochromators, with a 1m focal length. They can achieve resolutions as high as 0.017nm in its standard "single pass" configuration with a 1200l/mm grating. Up to twice that resolution is possible with the "double pass" configuration.

9030 Series Small Monochromators

The Sciencetech 9030 series of monochromators are compact, single grating scanning monochromators. They have a manual wavelength selector dial with an optional external motor drive for computerised control. The compact design is made possible by its Seya-Namioka optical layout, using a single holographic concave grating and f/3.2 aperture.

9040 Series High Resolution Monochromator

The Sciencetech 9040 series are half meter, high performance monochromators. They support large size gratings for high light throughput. Three sizes are available; 64x64mm, 84x84 mm, and 102x102mm which allow it to achieve apertures of f/6.9 (9040-1G), f/5.2 (9040F-1G) and f/4.0 (9040EF-1G) respectively.

SC-12 General Purpose Light Tight Sample Chamber

The SC-12 is a general purpose sample chamber that can be configured in multiple ways to address a number of application requirements. The SC-12 includes 4 optical ports (on three sides and one on the top) as well as a side door for easy access to the sample area.

SC-1 Compact Sample Chamber

The SC-1 sample chamber from Sciencetech has one input port and two output ports. One of the output ports is 90° relative to the input port, allowing it to be used in fluorescence-type applications.

TEO-200 Benchtop FTIR Spectrometer

The TEO-200 benchtop Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectrometer is a low cost spectrometer that employs a number of unique features to achieve high performance from such a compact size. At just 385x265x160mm, it is one of the most compact FTIR systems on the market today.

SPS-300 FTIR Terahertz Spectrometer

The SPS-300 from Sciencetech is the most powerful terahertz Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) available in the mid and far infrared range.

Continuous Solar Simulators

Ultra High Efficiency Solar Simulators - UHE-15/16 Series

The ultra high efficiency (UHE) solar simulator systems feature higher efficiency and higher power densities on targets than previously possible.

Ultra High Efficiency Solar Simulators - UHE-NL and NS Series

The UHE-NS and UHE-NL solar simulators are turn key operation class AAA solar simulators designed for either downward facing or horizontal beam operation.

Ultra High Efficiency Class AAA Solar Simulator - UHE-33 and UHE-45 Series

Sciencetech is proud to offer the new line of ultra high efficiency (UHE) solar simulators. By utilising a completely new design for the beam homogenizer, the UHE systems are capable of far more efficiency and power than previously possible.
This all possible without sacrificing temporal stability, spatial uniformity, or spectral matching.

Large Area Solar Illuminator (LASI)

Each large area solar illuminator (LASI) unit measures 0.5x0.5x1.6m and consists of a light source and beam homogeniser, as well as the power supply and necessary infrared filter to adjust to the solar spectrum.

Small Collimated Beam Solar Simulators

Photonic Solutions is proud to offer low cost solar simulator systems, based on small area lenses, manufactured by Sciencetech. They offer two lines (SF and SLB) of solar simulators that produce 1 sun (AM1.5G) and class A, B or C uniformity over 1" and 2" diameters, depending on the selected model.

Ultraviolet Application Solar Simulator

Sciencetech is proud to offer its line of fully reflective solar simulators with ultraviolet UV filters to match COLIPA and USFDA standards for the 280—400nm range. These solar simulators are suitable for sun protection factor (SPF) testing, photobiology, and other UV applications.

Fiberised Solar Simulators - LightLine Series

The Sciencetech LightLine series of fiberised solar simulators are a revolution in the solar simulator industry. With LightLine you can direct the class AAA solar light anywhere you wish with the standard 4 foot fiber.

Fully Reflective Solar Simulator - SS Series

Sciencetech manufactures high power versions of class AAA fully reflective solar simulators. Sciencetech’s proprietary fully reflective design uses metal coated mirrors and passes the whole spectrum, no compromise.

Small Area Workstations

Sciencetech offers complete benchtop solar simulator systems in the SL series lens based designs. SL series solar simulators can produce 1 sun or more (with an AM filter) and are available in class A or B uniformity. The target size varies by model number.

Highly Collimated Solar Simulators

This solar simulator is based on a Fresnel lens to collimate the light beam from the arc lamp source to infinity, which results in highly collimated illumination of the target spot.

Flash Solar Simulators

Concentrator Flash Solar Simulators

Sciencetech’s FSSC flash solar simulator concentrator is designed to illuminate small photovoltaic devices up to 5cm×5cm in size with up to 4000 suns peak intensity. The default spectral match is to ASTM AM1.5G, using a heavy-duty xenon flash lamp and spectral filtering.

Highly Collimated Flash Solar Simulators

Sciencetech’s large area highly collimated flash solar simulator is capable of illuminating targets of 1.8mx1.5m (or 1.5m diameter) with uniform solar illumination.

Large Area Flash Solar Simulators

Sciencetech’s large area flash solar simulator is capable of illuminating targets from 1mx1m up to 2mx2m with uniform solar illumination.

Complete Photovoltaic Testing Solutions

Quantum Efficiency and IPCE Measurement Systems

Sciencetech designs and fabricates different variants of photovoltaic testing systems (PTSs) for implementation of different experimental methods.

Light Sources

Sciencetech Custom Light Source

Browse through Sciencetech's custom light source success story.

Research Grade Xenon Arc Lamp Sources 75-300W

Sciencetech has a variety of xenon arc lamp sources. Choose from elliptical, parabolic or spherical reflectors optimised for lamp powers ranging from 75-300W.

Research Grade Xenon Arc Lamp Sources 3-7kW

Sciencetech have lamp housing for high powered lamps.

Tunable Light Sources

Sciencetech couples their capabilities in light source manufacture and spectroscopy allowing the manufacture of complete systems such as tunable light sources. Their expertise extends to solar simulators which are broad band light sources with specific spectral and radiante intensity properties.

Research Grade Xenon Arc Lamp Sources 500-1600W

Sciencetech offers a selection of arc lamp sources for research applications. Short arc lamps are high pressure discharge lamps. These lamps are especially suitable for optical applications because of their high radiance and luminance.

Deuterium Arc Lamp Sources

Sciencetech's specialised arc light sources include deuterium lamps and dual source deuterium and quartz tungsten halogen (QTH) light sources.

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