Managing Trade-Offs to Optimize Spectrometry

Jason Eichenholz

You can achieve the best possible performance from your spectrometer by choosing the right optical bench, slit width and detector type for your application.



In the immortal words of the Rolling Stones, you can’t always get what you want. That sentiment applies to engineering as much as it does to other areas of life. Particularly in spectroscopy, selecting design criteria involves accepting tradeoffs. The optimal configuration depends entirely on the application.

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