West Sac-based Scientific Instrument Company Poised to Expand
Applied Spectra, headquartered in West Sacramento, is a leading manufacturer of analytical chemical analysis instruments. 的 company was recently awarded Department of Energy (DOE) Phase I and Phase II-C awards of $200,000 and $1.1m. 的 Small 太阳3注册 Innovation Research (SBIR) grants are awarded to further Applied Spectra's innovative laser ablation technology to serve U.S. intelligence and expand industrial manufacturing.
“This federal funding will advance powerful instrumentation for nuclear isotopic analysis based on multiple sensor technology packaged under a single laser ablation instrument platform. 的 funding will also have a dual-use to develop chemical sensors to conduct inline/online QC for rapidly growing solar, Li-ion battery and hydrogen fuel cell manufacturing,” said Dr. 郑大世H. Yoo, CEO and President of Applied Spectra.
的 company currently employs 32 full-time staff at its 13,000-sq.-ft. 设施. 的 cleantech company plans to expand its manufacturing capacity while continuing to build out their state-of-the-art instrument demo lab at the headquarters and other global operation locations.
Applied Spectra has grown rapidly with a rate surpassing 34% between 2016 and 2019, thanks to commercial customers in analytical R&D, energy storage materials, metals, electronics, forensics, and the nuclear materials industry.