Si-Ware Systems

Founded in 2003, Si-Ware Systems (SWS) is a fabless semiconductor company that is fostering silicon innovation.

Si-Ware’s Optical MEMS Technology business has developed the worlds’ first single-chip FT-IR spectrometer under the brand name NeoSpectra™, using its unique platform – Silicon integrated Micro Optical Systems Technology (SiMOST™), that allows for the creation of multiple optical components on silicon.

NeoSpectra sensing solutions are miniature and low cost spectral sensors and scanners that can be used in a wide variety of material sensing applications. The solutions offer performance comparable to laboratory based spectrometers, but at dramatically smaller sizes and lower costs.

FT-IR Spectroscopy

NeoSpectra-Scanner portable NIR handheld spectrometer

NeoSpectra scanners are portable and handheld spectral sensing devices based on FT-IR spectroscopy which can be used in a wide variety of material sensing applications. In NeoSpectra, all the optical and mechanical components are integrated on single MEMS chip, enabling FT-IR functionality on a chip scale. The monolithic integration is enbaled by using Si-Ware Systems’ proprietary Silicon integrated Micro Optical Systems Technology (SiMOST) platform. 

NeoSpectra-Micro Spectral FT-IR sensor

NeoSpectra-micro

The NeoSpectra-Micro is the world’s smallest FT-IR sensor based on monolithic MEMS technology. It features an integrated spectral sensor that can be used in a wide variety of material sensing applications for qualification and quantification. The sensor offers performance comparable to laboratory based spectrometers, but at a dramatically smaller size and lower cost.

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